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.


Assistant Professor - Finance

Department: Finance and Quantitative Methods

Salary: Commensurate

The University of Kentucky seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty in finance. We will consider candidates at the assistant or associate professor level.

JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS: Applications are invited from candidates with outstanding quantitative and communications skills and a demonstrated capacity for high-level research. Applicants should have an expectation of publishing in the JF, JFE, and/or RFS or comparable outlets. Application review will begin in November 2021, and we will interview around the AFA meeting in Boston in January 2022. The start date for the position is August 2022.

The finance department at UK has a highly productive core of research-oriented faculty that have published extensively in top finance journals. The department has a vibrant PhD program and hosts an annual, boutique conference (For past programs see: http://www.uky.edu/financeconference). Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should apply online at:   https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/364810

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.

Please note:  Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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.

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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Assistant Professor - Accounting (Analytics)

Department: Accountancy

Salary: Commensurate

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky is pleased to invite applications for an Assistant Professor (Analytics) with an anticipated start date of Fall 2022. The successful candidate must have a PhD in accounting or related field, or may be ABD with expected completion of their PhD by Summer 2022. Candidates should have an active research program demonstrating capacity for high level research and have an excellent record of classroom instruction. Experienced candidates are particularly encouraged to apply, and should demonstrate an excellent record of publishing in top academic journals with a research agenda that will lead to continued productivity. Applicants should have an expectation to publish research in top journals such as TAR, JAR, CAR, AOS, RAST, JAE, or comparable outlets.

The Von Allmen School offers an outstanding research environment with a core of highly productive research-oriented faculty. The School welcomes applicants with interests in all areas of research and teaching. While open to candidates across all research and teaching areas, a demonstrated interest or willingness in teaching data analytics, taxation, and/or graduate-level accounting coursework will be viewed favorably.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should apply online at:   https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/364850

Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter), evidence of ongoing research (upload working papers under Specific Request 1), and a curriculum vitae. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed on a timely basis until the position is filled. Applications must be received no later than December 7, 2021, for full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please note:  Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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.

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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Assistant Professor - Accounting

Department: Accountancy

Salary: Commensurate

The Von Allmen School of Accountancy at the University of Kentucky is pleased to invite applications for an Assistant Professor in Accounting with an anticipated start date of Fall 2022. The successful candidate must have a PhD in accounting or related field, or may be ABD with expected completion of their PhD by Summer 2022. Candidates should have an active research program demonstrating capacity for high level research and have an excellent record of classroom instruction. Experienced candidates are particularly encouraged to apply, and should demonstrate an excellent record of publishing in top academic journals with a research agenda that will lead to continued productivity. Applicants should have an expectation to publish research in top journals such as TAR, JAR, CAR, AOS, RAST, JAE, or comparable outlets.

The Von Allmen School offers an outstanding research environment with a core of highly productive research-oriented faculty. The School welcomes applicants with interests in all areas of research and teaching. While open to candidates across all research and teaching areas, a demonstrated interest or willingness in teaching data analytics, taxation, and/or graduate-level accounting coursework will be viewed favorably.

Application Procedure: Interested applicants should apply online at:  https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/364836

Applications must include the following: a letter of application (upload under cover letter), evidence of ongoing research (upload working papers under Specific Request 1), and a curriculum vitae. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed on a timely basis until the position is filled. Applications must be received no later than December 7, 2021, for full consideration, but will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please note:  Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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.

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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Assistant Professor - Management

Department: Management

Salary: Commensurate

The Department of Management at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the (possibly advanced) assistant professor level beginning fall 2022. Candidates should have research expertise in social network analysis (particularly stochastic modeling), though the area of substantive application is open. Candidates should be able to teach courses at all levels, including in our newly launched Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management and Analytics (the curriculum includes two courses in organizational network analysis, as well as courses in research methods and analytics). Eligible candidates must hold a Ph.D. in management or a related field. ABDs who expect to complete their degrees by August 2022 may also be considered. The position may also involve other duties such as curriculum-building, assisting with program management, and mentoring students

The Gatton College of Business and Economics values excellence in research and teaching and offers an outstanding research environment. The Department of Management is home to the LINKS Center for Social Network Analysis (www.linkscenter.org) which attracts international researchers from a wide variety of disciplines. We seek scholars who can contribute to and enhance our research profile and visibility.

For additional information about the position, please contact Professor Steve Borgatti (sborgatti@uky.edu), chair of the search committee. We encourage you to visit our department website: http://gatton.uky.edu/faculty-research/departments/management.  

Candidates must include a letter of interest (upload under cover letter), a current CV, and the names and contact information for at least three references (used to solicit recommendation letters in advanced rounds of the search process). Applications will be reviewed immediately, but the position will remain open until filled.

Please note:  Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

The Gatton College recently celebrated 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 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. 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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Assistant Professor - 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-track position at the Assistant or advanced Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of August 2022. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in marketing or a related field by the starting date. Preference will be given to those with the potential to publish (or a record of publishing) in UT Dallas marketing journals, an active research pipeline, and an excellent record in the classroom. In addition, the individual must have the ability to teach personal selling or sales management courses, be interested in contributing to our new sales certificate program, be able to engage with our corporate partners, and help to lead our annual sales competition.

Our department offers an outstanding research environment including a behavioral research laboratory, student subject pool, research and travel budget, and a high level of faculty collaboration. We plan to interview candidates via Zoom and then invite finalists to campus. Review of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants should apply online at:  https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/367131

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

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.

Please note:  Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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.

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.

Apply