Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Lexington, KY
Mar 03, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Schnatter Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise at the University of Kentucky is pleased to invite applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Lecturer in Entrepreneurship position, beginning in the Fall, 2018. Contract is for two years and renewable. This position will be affiliated with the College's Schnatter Institute for the Study of Free Enterprise. The specific academic home for the position will be determined by the candidates qualifications and interests, but will likely be either the Department of Management, Economics, or Finance and Quantitative Methods. The ideal candidate would have prior teaching experience, significant managerial and/or entrepreneurial experience, and educational credentials such as an MBA, juris doctorate, or PhD in Management, Economics, Finance, or related fields.

The primary job responsibilities will be teaching classes to undergraduates and MBA students in entrepreneurship. Other duties will include working with students in our Von Allmen Center for Entrepreneurship, coaching student teams participating in pitch competitions, developing internship and job placement opportunities, as well as working with the staff in the Von Allmen center to develop closer relationships with angel investing groups in Lexington, Louisville and Cincinnati.

Applications will begin to be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications must include an updated curriculum vita and letter of interest. Also provide the names and contact information for at least two references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

For information about the Schnatter Institute, please visit http://schnatter.uky.edu/ or contact Professor Aaron Yelowitz (aaron@uky.edu).

For additional information about the College or this position please visit http://gatton.uky.edu/ or contact Associate Dean Ken Troske (ktroske@uky.edu).

Job Title
Lecturer in Entrepreneurship

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
8F400:B&E Economics

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

Educational credentials such as an MBA, juris doctorate, or PhD in Management, Economics, Finance, or related fields.

Required Related Experience

The ideal candidate would have prior teaching experience, significant managerial and/or entrepreneurial experience.

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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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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