Dept of Finance Tenure Track Faculty-Open Rank

Location
Lexington, KY
Posted
Apr 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


The University of Kentucky seeks to hire one or more tenure-track faculty in finance. We will consider candidates at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels. 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. Support for one position will come from the newly established John H. Schnatter Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise, and the appointee will play a role in the growth and development of the Institute. An endowed chair is a possibility for an exceptionally qualified candidate. Application review will begin in November 2016, and we will interview at the AFA meeting in Chicago in January 2017. The start date for the position is August 2017.

Department

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.

Location

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 provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.




Job Title
Dept of Finance Tenure Track Faculty-Open Rank

Requisition Number
FE00730

Working Title


Department Name
8F200:Dept of Finance & Quantitative Methods

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

PhD



Required Related Experience

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.



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Open Untill 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.



Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents

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