The Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kentucky invites applications for the position of Lecturer. Exceptional candidates at the Senior Lecturer level may also be considered. This is a non-tenure-eligible faculty position with duties oriented primarily towards undergraduate instruction in the mechanical and aerospace engineering programs. The typical teaching load for this position will be 3 coursers per semester. The initial appointment is for 2 years and is renewable. The anticipated start date is August 2024.
Applicants must hold a Ph. D degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (or a closely related field). Applicants should have strong written and oral communication skills and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate education. Applicants with industrial experience or professional licensure are encouraged to apply.
The city of Lexington is ranked #3 Best City to Raise a Family, #21 Best Places to Live in America, and #31 Most Educated City in America. The University of Kentucky is the flagship university for the Commonwealth of Kentucky and is one of only 8 universities in the United States that house colleges of agriculture, law, business, engineering, medicine, and pharmacy on a single campus. Employment at UK comes with diverse benefits, focusing on your total well-being and career development, with leadership striving to provide a strong work-life integration. To learn more about these benefits, please visit: https://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits
Candidates should apply for the position on-line at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/499391
Submit PDF files consisting of a letter of interest, complete curriculum vitae, and a statement of teaching philosophy and interests (Specific Request 1). Also, please include the names and contact information for at least 3 references when prompted in the application.
Applications received by January 12, 2024 will receive full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the positions is filled. For more information on this position, contact Troy Howell. Information on the UK Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering program can be found at:https://www.engr.uky.edu/research-faculty/departments/mechanical-and-aerospace-engineering
The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Minorities, veterans, women, individuals with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.