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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.

Assistant Faculty Position

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 Professor level with a preferred start date of January 2022. We will also consider individuals who can begin August 2022. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. in marketing or related field by the starting date, have an active research program, and have an excellent record in the classroom. Preference will be given to candidates interested in teaching the capstone Marketing Management course at the undergraduate level.

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. 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 by searching for Job Requisition Number: at 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.


Career Advisor

Department: Graham Office of Career Management

Salary: Commensurate

Last Day to Apply: Jun 23

The position of Career Advisor is responsible for providing individual career advising and developing programming to support undergraduate student career development needs within the Gatton College of Business & Economics. Primary career development topics will include career assessment, career exploration, internship and job search strategies, and career decision-making. The Career Advisor will serve as a career specialist across multiple academic majors within the Gatton College of Business & Economics to assist undergraduate students in preparing to compete for internships, professional employment, and admission into graduate school. This will include the development of selected materials, services or programs (career forums, workshops, networking events) to help undergraduate students identify the range of career options and job opportunities. The Career Advisor will plan, implement, and conduct outreach workshops, presentations, and programs to educate and inform undergraduate students, faculty members, staff members, and administrators about career programs, services, internships, undergraduate research programs, and other applied-learning opportunities. The Career Advisor will also serve as the Marketing Manager of the office by supervising the undergraduate student employees of the office and promoting our services to students in the College. This includes developing and promoting programming the Graham Office puts on for the student population.

Perform other duties (as assigned by supervisor and/or higher authority) to ensure the success of career services on behalf of UK, the Gatton College of Business & Economics, and the Graham Office of Career Management.

Educational Requirements: 
A graduate degree in counseling, higher education, business or related fiend is highly preferred. At least three years of relevant experience. Preferred credentials include certification in counseling as well as with career assessment tools such as the MBTI and SII.

Application directions: To apply, please use this link:  Only applicants that apply at the link will be a part of the applicant pool.