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Lecturer in Kinesiology and Health Promotion

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Closing date
Apr 11, 2024

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Job Title:
Lecturer in Kinesiology and Health Promotion
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Department Name:
8G040:Kinesiology - Health Promotion
Work Location:
Lexington, KY
Type of Position:
Position Time Status :
Tenure Track Status:
Non-Tenure Track
Required Education:
The successful candidate will possess an earned doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D. orequivalent) in one of the following academic areas of exercise science, physical education, health promotion, sport leadership, or a very closely related field. The search committee will only review applicants who have completed their doctoral studies upon submission of their materials.
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Job Summary:
The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion within the College of Education at the University of Kentucky is seeking candidates for a Lecturer (non-tenure eligible) position, effectiveAugust 16, 2024. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The flagship university of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, the University of Kentucky is home to more than 30,000 students and nearly 3,000 faculty members. Located in Lexington, the Horse Capital of the World, UK is a major employer in the small city of approximately 315,000. The Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion (KHP), housed in the College of Education, is comprised of 26 full-time faculty members, and offers undergraduate, masters, and doctoral programs in the academic areas of exercise science, physical education, health promotion, and sport leadership. KHP serves as the academic focus for more than 1,000 undergraduate and graduate students.
Job Responsibilities: Pursue excellence in teaching and service. Successful candidates will beexpected to: 1.) teach a four-three course load each academic year consisting of primarilyundergraduate courses serving most of our KHP majors and minors; 2.) provide support andadvise students across departmental undergraduate programs; 3.) provide service to thedepartment, College, and University of Kentucky.

Courses to be taught may include: KHP 210 - Fitness Conditioning, KHP 230 - Human Health &Wellness, KHP 240 - Nutrition and Physical Fitness, KHP 280 - Introduction to Coaching, KHP350 - Strength & Conditioning for Sports, KHP 450 - Exercise Testing and Prescription, orother courses as assigned.

Lecturers within the KHP Department are highly valued, significantly contribute to teaching andservice within the program, and serve in important leadership and supportive roles within the

Applications: Applicants should include, along with the application information:
  • a detailed cover letter noting academic credentials and professional experience related to the responsibilities and qualifications for this position (upload under Cover Letter);
  • a curriculum vita
    (upload under Curriculum Vita);
  • copies of student evaluations of the candidate's teaching
    (upload under Specific Request 1); and
  • detailed contact information for three or more
    professional references that can speak to the applicant's qualifications (references will be
    contacted for finalists only) (upload under Specific Request 2).

Transcripts will be required of allfinalists for the position.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Stephanie
Bennett (, Chair of Search Committee, KHP Department, 100
Seaton Bldg. University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky 40506-0219, phone (859) 257-5687.
Priority Review for Applications will begin April 10, 2024, and will continue until filled.

For relevant information about the KHP Department, visit the following websites: University of Kentucky (; College of Education (; Department of Kinesiology and Health Promotion ( this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
Open Until Filled:
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.

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