Lecturer/Senior Lecturer-Gatton College of Business

Lexington, KY
Feb 28, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Gatton College of Business and Economics seeks applicants for Lecturer or Senior Lecturer (non-tenure track) in Entrepreneurship, beginning in August 2017. Responsibilities include a teaching component and an administrative component. Regarding the administrative component, the lectureship appointee, in conjunction with the John H. Schnatter Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise, will play a key role in the development of programs in the Gatton College regarding entrepreneurship and its relationship to free enterprise, thus presents an opportunity be a critical contributor in building this program. This will involve development of relevant coursework and course sequences, developing connections to complementary programs, involvement with ongoing administration, and teaching in the entrepreneurship program. It is also expected that the appointee will engage with and help organize other Schnatter Institute activities (e.g, discussion groups, speakers).

In addition to teaching in the entrepreneurship program, the appointee will teach related coursework in the appropriate area of specialization. Thus, we seek a person engaged with the intersections of entrepreneurship, management, and economics. This position is an initial appointment of one or more years with a high likelihood of renewal based on performance.

Applicants must have a terminal degree in their area at the beginning of the appointment. The successful candidate must demonstrate a potential for or record of teaching excellence, intellectual engagement in the academic enterprise, and the capacity to engage in program building. Salary is competitive and negotiable.

All interested applicants must apply online. In order to be considered a candidate you will need to complete the following two steps:
1. Complete an Academic Profile within the University of Kentucky employment system. This step will only take 10-20 minutes.

2. Submit your job market materials to https://www.econjobmarket.org. These materials should include: A cover letter describing your interest, current CV (which includes names of references), and material regarding your teaching experience and accomplishments. Applicants will also need to arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted through econjobmarket.org.

The search will remain open until the position is filled, however, the Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately

For more information about the department, please visit http://gatton.uky.edu and for information about the Schnatter Institute see: http://gatton.uky.edu/faculty-research/research-centers/john-h-schnatter-institute-study-free-enterprise. For questions regarding the application process, please email Debbie Wheeler at dswhee00@uky.edu.

Job Title
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer-Gatton College of Business

Requisition Number

Working Title
Lecturer/Senior Lecturer-Gatton College of Business

Department Name
8F400:B&E Economics

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

PhD at beginning of appointment

Required Related Experience

College/University teaching experience; administrative capabilities

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

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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