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Assistant Professor of Finance

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor of Finance
Requisition Number FE02283
Working Title
Department Name 8F200:Dept of Finance & Quantitative Methods
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

PhD

Required Related Experience

Candidates with outstanding quantitative and communications skills and a demonstrated capacity for high-level research

Required License/Registration/Certification

None

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky seeks to hire a tenure-track faculty member in finance. We will consider seasoned candidates at the assistant professor level. Applications are invited from candidates with outstanding quantitative and communications skills and a demonstrated capacity for high-level research. Applicants should have an expectation of publishing in the JF, JFE, and/or RFS or comparable outlets. Application review will begin immediately. The start date for the position is August 2020.

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.

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), evidence of ongoing research (upload under Specific Request 1), and a curriculum vitae. Please also include 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.

Over the last 95 years, UKs Gatton College of Business and Economics has 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. We are housed in a recently renovated 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing enrollment on UKs campus, expected to reach over 4,000 students as of 2019. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentuckys citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the Colleges tagline of Blue Means Business. Please consider joining our team.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Outstanding quantitative and communications skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
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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Posted: 2020-02-06 Expires: 2020-04-08

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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