The Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods at the University of Kentucky seeks to hire a full-time lecturer, non-tenure eligible, for a nine-month appointment. Previous teaching experience and Wall Street (or similar) experience is desirable but not required. An MA, MS, MBA, or JD is required (a PhD in Finance (or similar) is desired but not required). The primary job responsibilities include teaching 2-4 courses per semester at the undergraduate and graduate level in finance and working with industry partners on programming and placement of our finance students. The number of courses and other assigned duties will be determined by the Chair based on the candidate’s experience and areas of expertise. The assignment may be adjusted annually based on needs and performance. The projected start date is August of 2024, and the position will be 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 the 4th largest major on the UK 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.
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.
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. We are looking for professionals who embody the College’s tagline of “Blue Means Business”.