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University of Kentucky
Faculty Positions in Finance

The University of Kentucky seeks to hire multiple tenure/tenure-track faculty in finance. We will consider candidates at the assistant, associate, and full professor levels.

JOB DESCRIPTION/QUALIFICATIONS: 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 2017, and we will interview at the AFA meeting in Philadelphia in January 2018. The start date for the position is August 2018.

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The finance department at UK has a highly productive core of research-oriented faculty that have published extensively in top finance journals. The department has a vibrant PhD program and hosts an annual, boutique conference (For past programs see: http://www.uky.edu/financeconference). Salary and teaching load are competitive with leading public universities.

ABOUT THE 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.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
Assistant Professor Position: Interested applicants should apply online at: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/159985. 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. You will need to 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.

Associate/Full Professor Position: Interested applicants should apply online at: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/159991. 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. References are not necessary at time of application.

The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity University that values diversity and is located in an increasingly diverse geographical region. It is committed to becoming one of the top public institutions in the country. Women, persons with disabilities, and members of other underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. The University also supports family-friendly policies.

Posted: 25 Oct 2017