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Part-Time Instructor, Health Science Education and Research

Lexington, KY
University of Kentucky

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Job TitlePart-Time Instructor, Health Science Education and ResearchRequisition NumberDU05115Department Name7N900:HEALTH SCIENCES - CLINICAL SCIENCEWork LocationLexington, KYSalary Rangeper courseType of PositionStudentPosition Time Status Part-TimeRequired Education

earned master’s or doctoral degree

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Ability to instruct in a classroom setting for scheduled courses.


Based on course schedule

Job Summary

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) invites applications for Part-Time Instructors in the Department of Clinical Sciences (https://www.uky.edu/chs/academic-programs/clinical-sciences ). Part-Time Instructors could serve as instructors of record in both the Human Health Sciences and the Clinical Leadership and Management undergraduate degree programs and may be asked to teach courses such as Health & Medical Delivery Systems, Health Policy & Politics, Social & Cultural Evolution of Disease, Leadership & HR Management, Health Services Administration, Healthcare Finance, and/or Research in Human Health Sciences. Applicants must possess an earned masters or doctoral degree. Part-Time Instructors are paid per course they instruct.
Candidates should apply on line http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/179322 with a curriculum vita and letter of interest. Questions should be directed to the department interim chair Karen Badger, Ph.D. by email at karen.badger@uky.edu , the CLM director Sarah Kercsmar, PhD. by email at sarah.kercsmar@uky.edu or the HHS director Jami Warren, Ph.D. by email at jami.warren@uky.edu. The mailing address is Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Kentucky, Wethington Building Room 207A, 900 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0200. This is not in lieu of submitting an application for consideration. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until course needs are filled. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must undergo a national background check and pre-employment drug screen as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

The Human Health Sciences (HHS) degree is one of two academic undergraduate degrees in the unit and is designed to provide the needed prerequisites for pursuit of advanced degrees in dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, and other health professions through identified tracks. Students with this bachelor’s degree in HHS will also be prepared for careers in patient navigation, health management and leadership as well as graduate studies. The Clinical Leadership and Management (CLM) undergraduate degree and Certificate option provides training and experience specifically in the area of health services management, health law, health policy, and ethics. Students with a bachelor’s degree in CLM will be prepared to enter careers in healthcare administration.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to ApplyUniversity 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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