Jobs at Gatton

As the University for Kentucky, UK is educating more students, treating more patients with complex illnesses and conducting more research and service than at any time in its 150-year history. For over 97 years, UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics has been "Building What's Possible" - preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees. Housed inside the $65 million state-of-the-art Gatton College building, the college accommodates fastest growing enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,200 students in fall 2021. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world.

The city of Lexington is a great place to live, learn and work. Serving as the healthcare, retail, cultural and entertainment center for both central and eastern Kentucky, Lexington features many of the advantages of a large city with the charm and hospitality of a small town. As one of the top cites in the nation for entrepreneurs and professionals, Lexington is conveniently within a day's drive of two-thirds of the population of the United States. In this vibrant city nestled among world famous horse country, UK’s campus is just minutes from exciting nightlife, art galleries, live music, parks, shopping and more.


Lecturer in Accounting

Department: Accountancy

Salary: Commensurate

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky seeks to hire a full-time lecturer, non-tenure eligible, for a nine-month appointment. Previous teaching experience and professional accounting experience is desirable but not required. An MA, MS, MBA, or JD is required (a PhD in Accounting (or similar) is desired but not required). The primary job responsibilities include teaching 2-4 courses per semester in accounting and fulfilling the service needs related to various programs in the school. The Director will determine the number of courses and other assigned duties based on the candidate’s experience and areas of expertise. The assignment may be adjusted annually based on needs and performance. The start date is flexible (August of 2024 or January 2025). Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University offers a very competitive package of benefits. You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits website: http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy offers an outstanding scholarly environment and offers excellent support for both research and teaching. We offer a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, a Master of Science in Accounting, and a PhD in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration. We have made considerable investments in enhancing these programs over the past several years. Along with the Gatton College, the Von Allmen School was re-accredited by the AACSB in 2022.  Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.

Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter), and a curriculum vitae. Please provide the names and 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.

UK is located in Lexington, in the heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region. Lexington frequently ranks near the top of many ‘Best Cities’ lists, including Forbes, Kiplinger, and The Atlantic.

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high-quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both a face-to-face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000-square-foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest-growing student enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,000 students in Fall 2022. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people worldwide.

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.

 

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Special Title Series in Marketing

Department: Marketing and Supply Chain

Salary: Commensurate

The Department of Marketing and Supply Chain at the University of Kentucky is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-eligible position at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level in our Special Title Series with a preferred start date of August 2024.

This Special Title Series faculty position in the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain involves instruction at the Master’s level including teaching in our Masters of Science in Marketing program, the MBA program, and at the undergraduate level.

Experience managing individual capstone projects is required. A demonstrated research record with publications in the elite journals in our field and an active research agenda is necessary. Experience in developing curriculum, recruiting students, and directing a Master’s program is desirable. This position also includes service to the department, college, and university.

This is a tenure track, Special Title Series position, at the level of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor depending on the qualifications of the candidate. The criteria for promotion from Assistant Professor to Associate Professor and Full Professor follow the criteria established in 2023 for Special Title Series faculty at the University of Kentucky, Department of Marketing & Supply Chain. These criteria relate to productivity in teaching, research, and service at the levels of Assistant, Associate, and Professor.

This Special Title Series position requires:

1) Teaching: The faculty member will be responsible for teaching the New Product Development Capstone in the Master’s in Marketing program, Marketing Strategy in the MBA program, the Marketing Strategy capstone and Marketing Research at the undergraduate level.

2) Administration: The faculty member will be the Director of the Master’s in Marketing program with responsibilities related to the curriculum and student recruitment.

3) Research/Scholarly Activity: The faculty member will perform scholarly activities commensurate with this Special Title Series appointment. These include publishing scholarly research in the elite journals in Marketing and having an active research agenda.

4) Service: The faculty member will serve on department, college, and university committees.

Qualifications:

  1. A PhD. in Marketing

Projected Distribution of Time and Effort

Instruction 30%-60%

Research 5%-25%

Administration 10%-30%

Service 5%-20%

Applications will begin to be reviewed immediately. The position will remain open until filled. All interested applicants must apply online. In order to be considered as a candidate you will need to complete an Academic Profile within the University of Kentucky employment system.  Direct link to the posting: 

Please include along with the Academic Profile:

• Names and contact information for at least two references

• Letter of application (upload under Cover Letter)

• Evidence of ongoing research (upload under Specific Request 1)

• Curriculum Vitae

Questions concerning the position may be directed to:

David Hardesty

Gatton Endowed Chair & University Research Professor

Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Chair

University of Kentucky

Gatton College of Business & Economics

Office Phone: (859) 257-9419

Email: david.hardesty@uky.edu

Please provide the names and contact information for at least two, no more than three, references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

The University offers a very competitive package of benefits. You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits web site: http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/

The Gatton College is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate, and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both face-to-face and online formats.

We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, and are the fastest growing college on UK’s campus, with more than 4,000 students. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. 

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 women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. Please direct any questions to Shana Hall at shana.hall@uky.edu.

Located in central Kentucky, Lexington (pop. 320,000) is widely known as the “horse capital of the world” and is roughly an hour’s drive from Louisville and Cincinnati. Lexington has a number of desirable amenities, a vibrant dining and nightlife, and plenty of outdoor activities and is regularly cited as one of the top places to live in the US. Please consider joining our team.

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Assistant Professor of Economics

Department: Economics

Salary: Commensurate

The Department of Economics at the University of Kentucky seeks to fill a position at the tenure-eligible assistant professor level. Preference will be given to applicants with a research focus on Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Public Economics, or Industrial Organization, and those at the advanced assistant level. The successful candidate must have a strong record of, or potential for, quality research and teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand or firmly expected by August 2024.

Consideration of applications and interviews will continue until the positions are filled.

Applications must include the following: cover letter, CV, writing sample (upload under Specific request 1), Teaching Evaluations (upload under Specific Request 2), evidence of prior teaching experience and effectiveness, and three letters of reference.

For more information about the Department of Economics, visit https://gatton.uky.edu/faculty-research/departments/economics. For questions regarding the application process, please email karen.owsley@uky.edu.

The University offers a very competitive package of benefits. You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits web site: http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/

The Gatton College is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over this time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both face-to-face and online formats. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, and are the fastest growing college on UK’s campus, with more than 4,000 students. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world.

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. Please direct any questions to Shana Hall at shana.hall@uky.edu.

Located in central Kentucky, Lexington (pop. 320,000) is widely known as the “horse capital of the world” and is roughly an hour’s drive from Louisville and Cincinnati. Lexington has a number of desirable amenities, vibrant dining and nightlife, and plenty of outdoor activities and it is regularly cited as one of the top places to live in the US. Please consider joining our team.

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Accountancy Lecturer Position

Department: Accountancy

Salary: Commensurate

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky seeks to hire a full-time lecturer, non-tenure eligible, for a nine-month appointment.  Previous teaching experience and professional accounting experience is desirable but not required.  An MA, MS, MBA, or JD is required (a PhD in Accounting (or similar) is desired but not required).  The primary job responsibilities include teaching 2-4 courses per semester in accounting and fulfilling the service needs related to various programs in the school.  The Director will determine the number of courses and other assigned duties based on the candidate’s experience and areas of expertise.  The assignment may be adjusted annually based on needs and performance.  The projected start date is August of 2024.  Applications received by January 1, 2024 will receive full consideration, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University offers a very competitive package of benefits.  You may view our full range of employee benefits by visiting the UK employee benefits website:  http://www.uky.edu/HR/benefits/

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy offers an outstanding scholarly environment and offers excellent support for both research and teaching.  We offer a Bachelor of Science in Accounting, a Master of Science in Accounting, and a PhD in Business Administration with an Accounting concentration.  We have made considerable investments in enhancing these programs over the past several years.  Along with the Gatton College, the Von Allmen School was re-accredited by AACSB in 2022.  Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.

Applications must include the following:  a letter of application (upload under cover letter), and a curriculum vitae.  Please provide the names and 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.

UK is located in Lexington, in the heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region.  Lexington frequently ranks near the top of many “Best Cities” lists, including Forbes, Kiplinger and The Atlantic.

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both a face to face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing student enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,000 students in Fall 2022. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. 

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. Please direct any questions to Shana Hall at shana.hall@uky.edu.

 

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Student Affairs Officer II

Department: Undergraduate Resource Center

Salary: Commensurate

Last Day to Apply: Mar 11

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is seeking a self-motivated, driven Recruiter. This position will be a key leader in helping prospective students navigate their college admissions journey. The position will work with the Director of Recruitment to identify and develop a strategic recruiting plan that encapsulates a well-rounded student body here at Gatton. The Recruiter is expected to assist and/or lead campus visits, events, programming, and other assignments as needed by either the Director of Recruitment or the college. Some travel can be expected with this position. Qualified candidates should have a proven record of recruiting in a higher education setting.

The Undergraduate Resource Center in the Gatton College is comprised of nearly 20 professionals who work closely with other unite in the College in preparing students to translate their curricular and co-curricular experiences into 21st century careers. Please consider joining Gatton’s dynamic team of student affairs professionals.

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both a face to face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing student enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,000 students in Fall 2022. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business”.

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.

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Academic Advisor I (1 of 2)

Department: Undergraduate Resource Center

Salary: Commensurate

Last Day to Apply: Mar 17

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is seeking an entry-level associate academic advisor to support the undergraduate educational enterprise of the College. Advisors build supportive and personalized relationships with students and mentor them through developing and executing their academic plan. Gatton Advisors facilitate student success by implementing proactive strategies that help students stay on track to fulfill their educational goals. Gatton Advisors are the primary liaisons between students and the College and are a vital part of the College’s strategic initiative of creating an academic home for our students. Over the last five years our student body has grown by 30% and we are poised for continual improvement in all aspects of student success. Deadline to apply is March 17, 2024

Please NOTE: There are two open Academic Advsior I roles. You must submit your application to both links to be eligible for both positions.

The Undergraduate Resource Center in the Gatton College is comprised of nearly 20 professionals who work closely with other unite in the College in preparing students to translate their curricular and co-curricular experiences into 21st century careers. In Gatton, we are looking for staff members that embody a level of excellence that supports our tagline of “Blue Means Business”. Please consider joining Gatton’s dynamic team of student affairs professional.

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both a face to face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing student enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,000 students in Fall 2022. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world.

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.

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Academic Advisor (2 of 2)

Department: Undergraduate Resource Center

Salary: Commensurate

Last Day to Apply: Mar 17

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is seeking an entry-level associate academic advisor to support the undergraduate educational enterprise of the College. Advisors build supportive and personalized relationships with students and mentor them through developing and executing their academic plan. Gatton Advisors facilitate student success by implementing proactive strategies that help students stay on track to fulfill their educational goals. Gatton Advisors are the primary liaisons between students and the College and are a vital part of the College’s strategic initiative of creating an academic home for our students. Over the last five years our student body has grown by 30% and we are poised for continual improvement in all aspects of student success. Deadline to apply is March 17, 2024

Please NOTE: There are two open Academic Advsior I roles. You must submit your application to both links to be eligible for both positions.

The Undergraduate Resource Center in the Gatton College is comprised of nearly 20 professionals who work closely with other unite in the College in preparing students to translate their curricular and co-curricular experiences into 21st century careers. In Gatton, we are looking for staff members that embody a level of excellence that supports our tagline of “Blue Means Business”. Please consider joining Gatton’s dynamic team of student affairs professional.

The Gatton College of Business and Economics is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have been preparing principled leaders for the global economy, producing high quality, influential research, and supporting economic growth in Kentucky and beyond. Accredited by the AACSB, Gatton proudly offers a full range of undergraduate, graduate and professional business and economics degrees and certificates in both a face to face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing student enrollment on UK’s campus, reaching over 4,000 students in Fall 2022. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky’s citizens and people around the world. 

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.

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