Lecturer, Department of Finance

Lexington - Kentucky (KY),

University of Kentucky

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Job Summary

The Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods at the University of Kentucky seeks to hire a full-time lecturer. The successful candidate would have prior teaching experience. Wall Street (or similar) experience is desirable but not required. Ph.D. degree in finance is desirable but not required. The primary job responsibility will be teaching undergraduate and graduate classes in finance. The projected start date is August of 2020, and the position will be open until filled.

UK faculty have published extensively in top finance journals. Awards for recent publications include the Blackrock/Brennan Prize at RFS and the Fama/DFA and Jensen Prizes at JFE. The finance area at UK has a highly productive core of research-oriented faculty, a vibrant PhD program, and excellent support for junior faculty. Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.

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.

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. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and continue until the position is filled.

In academic year 2020, the Gatton College of Business and Economics is celebrating its 95th 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 2020.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Wall Street (or similar) experience is desirable but not required. Ph.D. degree in finance is desirable but not required.

Open Until Filled

University Community of Inclusion

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.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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