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Assistant Professor in Information Communication Technology

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor in Information Communication Technology
Requisition Number FE01128
Working Title
Department Name 8M500:School of Information Science
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

Requires an earned doctorate (or ABD status) in information communication technology, instructional communication, learning technologies, educational technologies, information science, informatics, or a related field.

Required Related Experience

N/A

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Job Summary

The School of Information Science is currently seeking an Assistant Professor for an academic year appointment, tenure-track position with responsibilities for teaching, advising, maintenance of personal research program, participation in professional activities, and serving on university committees. This faculty appointment will be part of a program offering both undergraduate and graduate (Master’s) degrees in ICT and a graduate certificate in instructional communication, housed in the School of Information Science (http://ci.uky.edu/sis/ ), in conjunction with other faculties within the College of Communication and Information, a member of the iSchool consortium. Candidates will be expected to teach at both graduate and undergraduate levels.

Teaching and research responsibilities include one or more areas in instructional communication, information communication technology such as social computing, social informatics, information studies, information science, and new and emerging technologies. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in basic course administration and teaching assistant coordination, as well as an interest in training and instruction in applied settings.

The University of Kentucky is the flagship campus in the state, situated in greater Lexington (population 300,000), in the beautiful Bluegrass region of horse farms and rolling hills. Founded in 1865, UK is a public, research-extensive, land grant Institution, ranked among the top U.S. public universities on a number of criteria, with special strength in the health sciences. The School is part of the College of Communication and Information, which includes the Department of Communication, School of Journalism and Media, Department of Integrated Strategic Communication, and Graduate Program in Communication.

Faculty positions are for nine months with possible opportunities for summer teaching. Salaries are competitive with those in other disciplines, and commensurate with qualifications and level of appointment.

To apply, include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement (upload under specific request 1), and research statement (upload under specific request 2). Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Preference will be given to candidates with experience in basic course administration and teaching assistant coordination, as well as an interest in training and instruction in applied settings.

Deadline to Apply 10/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
University Community of Inclusion

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.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Higher Ed Jobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
Optional Documents