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University of Kansas Pool – Lecturer in Lawrence, Kansas


Job Title:

Pool – Lecturer


Ctr Global & Internatl Studies

Primary Campus:

University of Kansas Lawrence Campus

Job Description:

Regular Lecturer Duties

100% - Regular Lecturer Duties:

Teach a specified number of graduate courses per semester at the location of: Leavenworth and/or Lawrence, Kansas.

  • Common examples of courses for which lecturers would be needed:

  • Globalization, approaches to international studies, international relations, international organizations, security studies, nationalism, human rights, interdisciplinary research writing.

  • Prepare for and attend all class meetings. In case of absence, the lecturer must make arrangements for a substitute.

  • Develop assignments, administer tests, evaluate student work, provide feedback to students, and assign grades.

  • Hold regular office hours for students involved in classes taught. A minimum of three posted office hours each week is required. These office hours should be divided over at least two and preferably three different days.

  • Be available for reasonable scheduling of appointments if a student cannot meet during scheduled office hours.

  • Adhere to all Departmental, College and University policies.

Req ID (Ex: 10567BR) :



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Contact Information to Applicants:

Jennifer Duhamel


jduhamel@ku.edu (j991i096@ku.edu)

Position Number:


Required Qualifications:

Evaluation of the following requirements will be made through (1) descriptions of work experience and educational experiences in letter of application, (2) record of accomplishments and productivity addressed in resume/CV, and (3) information provided from professional references:

  1. Ph.D. in anthropology, economics, history, political science, sociology, geography, or in global, international or world regional area studies or related field; OR equivalency to the Ph.D. as evidenced by possession of a Master’s degree in one of the above-listed areas AND one (1) or more of the following criteria:

  2. Five or more years of distinguished teaching experience at the post-secondary level. Distinguished is defined as a lengthy and notable or prominent record of mastery in teaching at an accredited institution, as defined by peer evaluation, course evaluation, and/or supervisor evaluation

  3. Consistent record of participation in professional development (e.g., workshops, coursework, certificate programs, etc.) plus research that, in aggregate, substantially meets the equivalent training that would be equivalent to an M.A. or Ph.D. program designed for teachers of the target subject

  4. Extensive professional experience as a practitioner in the profession, resulting in the possession of the appropriate expertise to provide professional instruction

  5. A distinguished record of research and publication in the target subject matter reflecting advanced professional development

  6. Evidence of college-level teaching experience in the area of global and international studies, as evidenced by letter of application, and educational and work experiences as articulated in resume/C.V.

Employee Class:


Advertised Salary Range:

Commensurate with qualifications and experience



Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Ph.D. in anthropology, economics, history, political science, sociology, geography, or in global, international or world regional area studies or related field.

  2. Prior teaching experience in the specific course(s) of interest.

Position Overview:

The Center for Global and International Studies at the University of Kansas invites qualified scholars and professionals to make application for part- to full-time temporary and/or regular lecturer. Lecturers are non-tenure-track members of the faculty. Positions vary and are dependent upon the need, if any, each semester for development and/or instruction of course(s). Primary role is instruction with no obligations to perform research or service. The appointment dates will vary based on the type of lecturer appointment and the timeframe for the preparation and instruction of the course(s).

The lecturer position will teach for the Global and International Studies M.A. Program at either Fort Leavenworth or Lawrence, Kansas. The courses for this program may be taught at Fort Leavenworth, and/or may run on a non-standard course schedule apart from the regular schedule of classes.

Application materials will be reviewed by the faculty and placed in a pool for consideration for developing and/or teaching undergraduate or graduate courses in economics consistent with departmental instructional needs.

The successful candidate must have appropriate authorization to work in the U.S. before employment begins.



Application Review Begins:


Additional Candidate Instruction:

A complete application will include a letter of application, a vitae detailing specific subject areas the applicant is qualified to teach and/or develop, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Deadline/ Review Date: Ongoing

Estimated Start Date: Ongoing