Job Opportunities in the College of Social Work

Lecturer Faculty Position, Non-Tenure Track (Requisition #SC551045)


The University of Kentucky, College of Social Work, which offers the BASW, MSW and Ph.D. degrees, invites applications for a non-tenure track lecturer position to teach in the BASW and/or MSW program (primarily off-campus), beginning in the 2014-15 academic year. Primary teaching assignment will be in Eastern Kentucky with an office based in Hazard, KY (Center of Excellence in Rural Health).

An MSW, an earned doctorate in Social Work or related discipline, and a minimum of two years post MSW practice experience are required. Teaching experience at the university level, willingness to travel to main campus and off campus programs and flexibility to teach during non-traditional hours are also required. Experience teaching in a distance or web-based format is also preferred.

Applicants should submit a letter of interest (Cover Letter), a Curriculum Vita (Resume), and contact information for at least three references (Other) to . The letter of interest should detail the applicant’s goodness of fit for this position, and include a brief description of relevant teaching experience. Applications received by April 25, 2014 will be given full consideration; however, the deadline may be extended until the position is filled.

Additional details regarding the College can be found at the following website: .  Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Karen Badger, Chair of the Search Committee, at . The University of Kentucky is the Commonwealth’s land grant institution, dedicated to the tripartite mission of research, teaching, and service. The University of Kentucky has an enrollment of approximately 28,000 students on a residential campus located in Lexington, a metropolitan area with a population of approximately 300,000. The UK Center of Excellence in Rural Health is located in Hazard and was established in 1990 to address health disparities in rural Kentucky, including a chronic shortage of health professionals and residents’ poor health status. The Center accomplishes this through health professionals’ education, health policy research, health care service and community engagement.


The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a policy of providing opportunities to people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability.


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To be considered for this position you must apply online to requisition #SC548639 at .

Application deadline is April 25, 2014.


If you have any questions, contact HR/Employment, phone (859) 257-9555 press 2.


The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.