Department Name: 8F200:Dept of Finance & Quantitative Methods
The Department of Finance and Quantitative Methods at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a tenure eligible position, nine month appointment, in (add specialization if required) 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.
ABOUTTHEDEPARTMENT: The finance department at UK has a highly productive core of research-oriented faculty that have published extensively in top finance journals. The department has a vibrant PhD program and hosts an annual, boutique conference (For past programs see: http://www.uky.edu/financeconference). Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.
ABOUTTHELOCATION: 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 a letter of interest (upload under cover letter), a current CV, a job-market paper (upload under Specific Request 1), and an optional working paper (upload under Specific Request 2), as well as the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application (used to solicit recommendation letters at the time you apply). Applications will be reviewed immediately, but the position will remain open until filled.
Please note: The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
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.
The Gatton College recently celebrated its 97th 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 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. We are looking for professionals who embody the College's tagline of
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.