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Lecturer in Communication
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Mar. 23, 2020
Title Lecturer in Communication
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8M200:Communication
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2020
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Communication

The Department of Communication in the College of Communication and Information at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time lecturer. The nine-month contract begins August 16, 2020 and ends May 15, 2021; contracts are renewable for additional terms. A Ph.D. in communication or a related discipline is required by start date. Preference will be given to candidates with experience teaching organizational and interpersonal communication courses. For information about the Department, visit

The College of Communication and Information is composed of two schools (The School of Journalism and Media, School of Information Science), two departments (Department of Communication, Department of Integrated Strategic Communication) and an interdisciplinary graduate program. Nearly 1,700 undergraduate majors and 350 graduate students are led by more than 80 full-time faculty, who also teach in the university’s core curriculum and serve students perusing minors and certificates in the College. The College also houses UK’s independent student newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel, and the defending national championship Intercollegiate Debate Team.

Located in the vibrant city of Lexington, the University of Kentucky is a public, land-grant institution that plays a critical leadership role in promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development and human well-being. The campus is home to 30,277 students, 2,586 instructional faculty, 852 non-instructional faculty and 14,167 full-time staff.

The City of Lexington is a great place to live, work, and study. It recently appeared on USA Today’s list of the top cities to live in. With a population of roughly 320,000, Lexington offers both the warmth – and lower cost of living – of a small city, along with some of the amenities you would enjoy in a larger city, including the arts, cultural events, and a thriving dining scene.

The University of Kentucky offers a comprehensive benefits package. For more details please visit
Application materials should include a letter of application, a curriculum vita, evidence of teaching excellence (upload under Specific Request 1) and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Letters of reference will be requested from semifinalists.

Review of applications begins April 20, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. Queries may be directed to Dr. Shari Veil, Department of Communication Chair:

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