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Visiting or Senior Lecturer
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Mar. 1, 2023
Title Visiting or Senior Lecturer
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 8F400:B&E Economics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date August 2023
  • Senior Lecturer
  • Economics
The Department of Economics is seeking applicants for Visiting Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (non-tenure track) beginning August 2023. This appointment is for one academic year. Lecturers are vital to the teaching mission and vibrant undergraduate program in the Department. Responsibilities will include 9 to 12 hours of teaching each semester (depending on class size) and courses will include principles of microeconomics and lower-division undergraduate courses. Additional responsibilities of the position include advising of economics majors and other administrative responsibilities. Minimum qualifications are: Ph.D. in Economics at beginning of appointment, prior college/university teaching experience, and a demonstrated potential for quality teaching, especially in a large lecture format. Evidence of experience or interest in teaching on-line and distance instruction is valued. Salaries are competitive.

Upload a letter of interest, current CV, teaching portfolio (under Specific Request 1) with teaching philosophy, sample course syllabi, sample exams, summary of teaching evaluations, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and will remain open until the position is filled.

The University offers a very competitive package of benefits. You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits web site:
For more information about the Department of Economics, visit For questions regarding the application process, please email

The Gatton College is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over this time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both face-to-face and online formats. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, and are the fastest growing college on UK’s campus, with more than 4,000 students. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business.”

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. Please direct any questions to Shana Hall at

Located in central Kentucky, Lexington (pop. 320,000) is widely known as the “horse capital of the world” and is roughly an hour’s drive from Louisville and Cincinnati. Lexington has a number of desirable amenities, vibrant dining and nightlife, and plenty of outdoor activities and it is regularly cited as one of the top places to live in the US. Please consider joining our team.

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