Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor, UK Rosenberg College of Law

Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor, UK Rosenberg College of Law

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/9/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Visiting Assistant or Associate Professor, UK Rosenberg College of Law

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8K100:Law Instruction

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

J.D. from an ABA accredited law school

Required Related Experience

A record of high academic achievement, and teaching or practice experience in the subject area of interest.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

THE UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY ROSENBERG COLLEGE OF LAW invites applications for one or more Visiting Professors for one or two semesters during the 2024-2025 academic year. The College is seeking to fill needs in several areas of law. Key subjects include Contracts and Commercial Law, but we have needs across the curriculum and are therefore interested in considering excellent candidates who teach in areas that are not included in this list of priorities. The successful candidate will teach two courses per semester, for either one or two semesters. The Rosenberg College of Law is an important part of a major research university and offers a collegial and supportive atmosphere for its faculty, staff, and students. Applicants should have a J.D. from an ABA accredited law school, a record of high academic achievement, and teaching or practice experience in the subject area of interest. Salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.

Lexington is in the center of the Bluegrass, an internationally acclaimed cultural landscape, and in close proximity to Louisville and Cincinnati. It is a community of 300,000 and is distinguished by its rating as one of the top 10 most educated cities in the nation (according to the U.S. Census), top 5 cities for young professionals (Kiplinger), top 3 mid-sized cities for lowest cost of living (KPMG LLP), and top 5 cities to raise a family (Forbes). More information on Lexington is available at http://www.visitlex.com and http://www.aceweekly.com.

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and inclusion. Individuals with disabilities, individuals from minoritized populations, veterans, women, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

To be considered, applicants must apply through the University of Kentucky’s Integrated Employment System. Please include a CV and cover letter along with the application. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application system. Applications will be reviewed and accepted until the position is filled, with priority given to applications received by March 15, 2024. If you have questions concerning the position, please contact Associate Dean of Academic Affairs Jennifer Bird-Pollan via email at jbirdpollan@uky.edu.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

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.