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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 95 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 the fastest growing enrollment on UK’s campus, expected to reach 4,000 students by 2020. 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 Business Analytics

Department: Finance and Quantitative Methods

Salary: Commensurate

The Gatton College of Business and Economics invites applications for a lecturer position in business analytics with an expected start date of January 2021. We seek a colleague who is passionate about undergraduate and master’s level teaching and eager to help develop and deliver the business analytics programs in the college. The position will include in-person and online teaching and service expectations. Successful candidates will teach multiple business analytics courses potentially including introduction to business analytics, business intelligence and visualization, data management, data mining, data modeling and an undergraduate business analytics capstone. Other courses within the successful candidate’s expertise and meeting college needs may also be assigned.

Candidates with a master’s degree in business, data analytics or a related field or substantial relevant professional experience will be considered. A terminal degree in data analytics or related field is preferred. Successful candidates will have a minimum of three years of relevant content experience; prior teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level, or in a non-academic setting, is strongly preferred. Experience with, or a commitment to learning JMP Pro, SQL, Tableau, Power BI, and Excel is a must. Additional software knowledge (e.g., Alteryx or RapidMiner) may be required, depending on specific courses taught.

While the primary responsibility is teaching, the successful candidate may also oversee and coordinate a data analytics lab that supports students and faculty in the acquisition of analytic skills, provide technology instruction to Gatton faculty and PhD students, help administer the data analytics undergraduate minor, assist the Dean with analytics projects, and serve as the faculty advisor to the business data analytics club.

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Lecturer in Management

Department: Management

Salary: Commensurate

The Department of Management at the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics seeks to fill a full-time, non-tenure track, Lecturer position, beginning in the Fall, 2021. Contract is for two years and renewable. The successful candidate will have appropriate credentials, such as an advanced degree in Management or related fields, and have significant experience teaching a variety of management courses. Preference will be given to those who can teach HR-related courses at the Master’s level. The position entails teaching both in-person and online courses at undergrad and Masters/MBA levels. The position also entails curriculum-building activities, program management and coaching students.

Applications must include the following: a letter of interest (upload under cover letter) and a curriculum vitae. You will be asked to provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system in advanced rounds of the interview process. Applications will be reviewed immediately. This call will remain open until the position has been filled.

For more information about the department, please visit our website: https://gatton.uky.edu/faculty-research/departments/management.

For additional information, please contact Professor Steve Borgatti (sborgatti@uky.edu), Chair of the Dept. of Management. In AY 2021, the Gatton College of Business and Economics is celebrating its 96th 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 UK’s campus, with more than 4,000 students. Lexington — the “horse capital of the world” — is located in central Kentucky, with a population of over 320,000. There is a strong basketball culture affectionately known as “Big Blue Nation”, as well as a thriving dining scene. The city has a number of amenities and plenty of outdoor activity options. It is regularly cited as one of the top places to live in the US.

Over the last 95 years, UK’s Gatton College of Business and Economics has 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. We are housed in a recently renovated 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing enrollment on UK’s campus, expected to reach over 4,000 Students by fall of 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. We are looking for professionals who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business”. Please consider joining our team.

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