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Lecturer Position in Management at University of Kentucky

  • 1.  Lecturer Position in Management at University of Kentucky

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    Apologies for cross-posting! Please access the job posting for the lecturer position at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/417600

    The Department of Management at the University of Kentucky's Gatton College of Business and Economics seeks to fill a full-time, non-tenure track, Lecturer position beginning August 1, 2023. This is a nine-month assignment to initially span two academic years and is renewable. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. in management (or related field) or a masters degree with 10 or more years of relevant industry experience. This lecturer position involves teaching four courses per semester at the undergrad and/or masters/MBA levels with additional opportunities to teach in our executive education programs. Course responsibilities could include, for example, undergraduate organizational behavior, human resource management, or strategic management, and/or graduate level leadership and negotiations. Depending on one's experience and interests, the position may also involve other duties, such as curriculum-building, program management, and coaching students.

    Applications must be submitted via the university's jobs portal –  https://gatton.uky.edu/jobs – and will include a letter of interest, a current CV, and the names and contact information for at least three references (used to solicit recommendation letters in advanced rounds of the search process). Applications will be reviewed immediately, but the position will remain open until filled.

    The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people.

    For additional information about the position, please contact Professor Walter Ferrier (walter.ferrier@uky.edu), chair of the Department of Management.

    The Gatton College of Business and Economics values excellence in research and teaching and offers an outstanding research environment. The Department of Management is home to the LINKS Center for Social Network Analysis which attracts international researchers from a wide variety of disciplines. We seek scholars who can contribute to and enhance our research profile and visibility. The department also offers a newly launched Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management and Analytics.

    We encourage you to visit our department website:


    The Gatton College of Business and Economics is nearing its 100th anniversary. Over that time, we have 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 in both a face to face an online format. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility where the college accommodates the fastest growing student enrollment on UK's campus, reaching over 4,000 students in Fall 2022. Through teaching, research, and outreach, the Gatton College has a direct, tangible influence on the lives of Kentucky's citizens and people around the world. We are looking for professionals who embody the College's tagline of "Blue Means Business".

    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.

    Located in central Kentucky, Lexington (pop. 320,000) is widely known as the "horse capital of the world" and is roughly an hour's drive from Louisville and Cincinnati. Lexington has a number of desirable amenities, vibrant dining and nightlife, and plenty of outdoor activities and it is regularly cited as one of the top places to live in the US. Please consider joining our team.

    Susan Zhu
    Assistant Professor of Management
    Gatton College of Business and Economics
    University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY 40506-0034