Pool – Lecturer
Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for teaching undergraduate courses in Leadership Studies consistent with departmental instructional needs.
The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.
100% - Regular Lecturer Duties:
Teach a specified number of undergraduate or graduate courses per semester
• Prepare for and attend all class meetings and provide timely feedback to students;
• Provide instruction for course(s). Classes may be 16-week, 8-week, or mini-semester format;
• Administer assignments and tests, evaluate student work, and assign grades;
• Be available for students involved in classes taught. “Office hours” may include a set time where students can contact the instructor, but must also include expectations for timely responses to student inquiries outside of a set contact time;
• Adhere to department, college, and university policies.
Online Lecturer or Course Developer Duties
100% - Online Lecturer Duties:
Teach a specified number of undergraduate and/or graduate-level courses per semester.
• Prepare for and attend all class meetings;
• Provide timely feedback and instructor/student interaction in asynchronous online course format with occasions for online office hours and/or Q&A sessions. Regular weekly interaction is expected in online courses.
• Provide instruction for course(s). Classes may be 16-week, 8-week, or mini-semester format. Class meetings may be asynchronous or synchronous, and instructional expectations match those of the face-to-face experience;
• Administer assignments and tests, evaluate student work, provide timely feedback to students, and assign grades;
• Be available for students involved in classes taught. “Office hours” may include a set time where students can contact the instructor, but must also include expectations for timely responses to student inquiries outside of a set contact time.
Online Course Developer Duties:
Build an online course for the unit and/or the College Online Programs
• Design the course in accordance with departmental guidance and KU standards, which include working with instructional design staff in the Center for Online and Distance Learning;
• Work in a collaborative environment, utilizing the expertise of the major instructors in the program, unit, or center;
• Complete the course design process within a specific deadline to ensure the course is fully designed and quality reviewed prior to the date the course is to be offered, as determined by the academic department.
Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in C.V., and (3) information provided from professional references.1. Master’s degree in a related field for instruction of undergraduate courses, OR Ph.D. in related field for instruction of graduate level courses;
2. Expertise on topic being taught (from educational or employment experience);
3. At least one semester teaching experience (classroom or online) in a related field at the university level.
- Ph.D. or ABD in a related field.
- Prior experience teaching course of interest.
Additional Candidate Instructions
Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing
Estimated Start Date: Ongoing
Contact Information to Applicants
Leadership Studies Program Coordinator