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.