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 in Finance

Department: Finance and Quantitative Methods

Salary: Commensurate

The Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a tenure eligible position, nine month appointment, at the Assistant Professor level beginning Fall, 2023. Research agenda is open, and teaching load consists of three courses per year. Eligible candidates must hold a Ph.D. in finance or a related field. ABDs who expect to complete their degrees by August 2023 may also be considered. The position may also involve other duties such as curriculum-building, assisting with program management, and mentoring students. The courses and other assigned duties will be determined by the Chair based on the candidates experience and areas of expertise. The assignment may be adjusted annually based on needs and performance.

For full consideration, please ensure that all application materials are submitted by November 30th, 2022. The start date for the position is August 2023.

The Gatton College of Business and Economics Department of Finance has a highly productive core of research-oriented faculty that have published extensively in top finance journals. The department has a vibrant Ph.D. program and hosts an annual, boutique conference: http://www.uky.edu/financeconference. Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.

Applications 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.

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 Department of Finance is the fastest growing major in the Gatton College of Business and Economics and the 4th largest major on the University of Kentucky's campus. To meet this growth, our faculty has grown to 16 full time research faculty and 6 full time lecturers. Programs such as our Wall St. Scholars and Pelissier Scholars have allowed us to place our top students into nationally competitive investment banking, management consulting, and asset management jobs. The finance area at UK has a highly productive core of research-oriented faculty, a vibrant PhD program, and excellent support for research and teaching faculty. Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.

We encourage you to visit our department website: https://gatton.uky.edu/faculty-research/departments/finance-quantitative-methods.

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 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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Management Lecturer

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 August 1, 2022. This is a nine-month assignment to initially span two academic years and is renewable. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in management (or related field) or a masters degree with 10 or more years of relevant industry experience. This lecturer position involves teaching four courses per semester at the undergrad and/or masters/MBA levels with additional opportunities to teach in our executive education programs. Course responsibilities could include, for example, undergraduate organizational behavior, human resource management, or strategic management, and/or graduate level leadership and negotiations. Depending on one’s experience and interests, the position may also involve other duties, such as curriculum-building, program management, and coaching students.

Applications must be submit a letter of interest, 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.

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/.

For additional information about the position, please contact Professor Walter Ferrier (walter.ferrier@uky.edu), chair of the Department of Management. We encourage you to visit our department website: http://gatton.uky.edu/faculty-research/departments/management.  

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 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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Assistant or Associate Professor of Management

Department: Management

Salary: Commensurate

The Department of Management at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a tenure-eligible position in Organizational Behavior and/or Human Resource Management at the Associate Professor or Assistant Professor level (Regular Title Series, 9-month Assignment Period) beginning Fall, 2023.

Research agenda is open, and teaching load consists of three courses per year. Eligible candidates must hold a Ph.D. in management or a related field. ABDs who expect to complete their degrees by August 2023 may also be considered. The position may also involve other duties such as curriculum-building, assisting with program management, and mentoring students. The courses and other assigned duties will be determined by the Chair based on the candidates experience and areas of expertise. The assignment may be adjusted annually based on needs and performance.

Applications must be submitted via the UK Jobs Link and 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.

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 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 which attracts international researchers from a wide variety of disciplines. We seek scholars who can contribute to and enhance our research profile and visibility. The department also offers a newly launched Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management and Analytics.

We encourage you to visit our department website: http://gatton.uky.edu/faculty-research/departments/management.

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 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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Business Analytics Lecturer

Department: Marketing and Supply Chain

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 2023. 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.  Depending on the specific courses taught, the successful candidate may need to develop additional software expertise.

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.

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/

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 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 received by November 9, 2022 will receive full consideration; however, the 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.

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.

UK is located in Lexington, which is 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.

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Business Analytics Lecturer II

Department: Gatton College of Business & Economics

Salary: Commensurate

The Gatton College of Business and Economics invites applications for a full-time business analytics lecturer position (non-tenure eligible, nine-month renewable appointment) starting Fall 2023. We seek a colleague who is passionate about teaching and eager to develop the business analytics programs offered by the college’s Business Analytics Center. The successful candidate will also be affiliated with the academic department that best fits their background and expertise.

The position will include in-person and online teaching along with some service expectations. The successful candidate will teach multiple courses potentially including introduction to business analytics, business intelligence and visualization, data management, data mining, data modeling, and an undergraduate business analytics capstone. While the primary responsibility is teaching, the successful candidate may also oversee a business analytics lab that supports students in analytic classes, provide technology instruction to Gatton faculty and staff, help administer the data analytics undergraduate minor and graduate certificate, and serve as the faculty advisor to the business data analytics club. Specific courses and other assigned duties will be determined by the Director and the Dean’s Office in consultation with the candidate and may be adjusted annually based on needs and performance.

While a terminal degree in analytics or a related field is preferred, candidates with an appropriate master’s degree and substantial relevant professional experience will be considered. Experience with, or a commitment to learning JMP Pro, SQL, Tableau, and Excel is a must.  Depending on specific courses taught, the successful candidate may need to develop additional software expertise.

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.

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/

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 of Business and Economics values excellence in research and teaching. The Business Analytics Center is an interdisciplinary source of analytics instruction and research for all departments in the college. Along with the growing undergraduate Business Analytics minor, the Center launched a Graduate Certificate in Business Analytics in Fall 2022.

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.

Location

UK is located in Lexington, which is 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 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. 

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