1+ months

Endowed Scholar in Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Endowed Scholar in Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise
Requisition Number FE02783
Working Title
Department Name 8C000: Honors College
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
Educational credentials such as an MBA, Juris Doctorate, or PhD in Management, Economics, Finance, or related fields. 
Must have Ph.D. or terminal degree by August 2022. 
Required Related Experience
The ideal candidate must have prior teaching experience, significant managerial and/or entrepreneurial experience.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The Lewis Honors College at the University of Kentucky is pleased to invite applications for a full-time, nine-month, non-tenure track, Endowed Scholar in Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise, a senior lecturer position, beginning in Fall 2022. The contract is for two years and renewable. The specific academic home for the position will be in the Lewis Honors College, but the successful candidate will be expected to cultivate a mutually beneficial academic relationship with a department in the Gatton College of Business and Economics that aligns with their qualifications and interests, such as the Department of Management, Economics, or Finance and Quantitative Methods. The primary job responsibility will be teaching classes to undergraduate honors students focused on entrepreneurship and/or economics. Other duties may include working with students in the University’s Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship or the Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise, developing internship and job placement opportunities, and offering special programs and activities related to the candidate’s expertise.  Typically, the distribution of effort will be 75% teaching, 18% program administration/service, 5% research/scholarship, and 2% Professional Development. 

Applications must include an updated Curriculum Vita and Letter of Interest.  Please provide the names and contact information for at least two references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
For additional information about the Lewis Honors College (http://honors.uky.edu) or the Gatton College of Business and Economics (http://gatton.uky.edu/)  please visit our website or contact Lewis Honors College Acting Dean, Laura Bryan (Laura.Bryan@uky.edu).

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated. 
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
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.


Posted: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-06-17

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Endowed Scholar in Entrepreneurship and Free Enterprise

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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