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POOL – Lecturer – Professionalism Program
University of Kansas

Date Posted Mar. 28, 2024
Title POOL – Lecturer – Professionalism Program
University University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS, United States
Department Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Business - General
POOL – Lecturer – Professionalism Program

Position Overview

The KU School of Business is seeking Lectures to teach in its undergraduate professional preparation program, e-Program. The e-Program course work is a series of six, 1-credit courses focused on career and professional excellence. Coursework includes:
BUS 110: Introduction to Professionalism – Laying the groundwork for personal and professional development.
BUS 120: Emerging Topics in Business – Gain exposure to cutting edge topics, trends and technologies.
BUS 210: Career Management and Planning
BUS 230: Introduction to Professions in Business
BUS 310: Internships with Impact – Students apply skills as they navigate a professional-level internship.
BUS 410: Professionalism Capstone – Prepare for successful transition to life after college.

Applicants should detail in their cover letter their preferred courses for teaching and demonstrate their qualifications for those courses based on their experience.

Lecturers in the School of Business may be part-time or full-time faculty, with their FTE determined by their course load. These non-tenure track positions are benefits eligible at .48 FTE or higher.

Applications will be accepted throughout the year. Appointments are one semester, renewable, subject to review and funding. The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins. Any employment with the University of Kansas is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check.

Job Description

80% Teaching -Teach one or more 1-credit hour courses in the e-Program. Assigned courses may be in-person instruction on the Lawrence campus and/or an online format. General course format, syllabus and assignments have been developed/approved by Professionalism Program Director. Primary duties will be, but are not limited to: instruction, consultations, and assignment of grades. Lecturers should abide by the area's, School's and University's policies and procedures.

20% Service - Serve as a participating member of department. Engage in instruction-related activities beyond direct instruction. Examples include: participate in events, meetings, suggest course improvements, modify activities and advise students.

Required Qualifications
  • A master’s degree in business, education, advising, social work, consulting or other applicable field.
  • A demonstrated record of teaching in an academic setting, or a record of mentorship, leadership or training experience in a professional setting.

Preferred Qualifications
  • A strong record of professional experience in business related field.
  • A demonstrated record of excellence in teaching courses or mentoring students.
  • Ability to communicate and engage others.
  • Strong ties to the professional community as demonstrated by employment, consulting activities, or professional networks.

Contact Information to Applicants

Additional Candidate Instructions
A complete application requires: 1) on-line application; 2) current resume; 3) a cover letter; 4) complete contact information for three professional references.

Applications will be reviewed and placed in a pool to be considered for teaching positions as needed. Applications will be accepted throughout the year.

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