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University of Kentucky Tenure-Track Position Announcement

  • 1.  University of Kentucky Tenure-Track Position Announcement

    Posted 13 days ago

    The Department of Management at the University of Kentucky seeks applications for a tenure-track position at the (possibly advanced) assistant professor level beginning fall 2022. Candidates should have research expertise in social network analysis (particularly stochastic modeling), though the area of substantive application is open. Candidates should be able to teach courses at all levels, including in our newly launched Master of Science in Strategic Human Resource Management and Analytics (the curriculum includes two courses in organizational network analysis, as well as courses in research methods and analytics). Eligible candidates must hold a Ph.D. in management or a related field. ABDs who expect to complete their degrees by August 2022 may also be considered. The position may also involve other duties such as curriculum-building, assisting with program management, and mentoring students.

    Applications must be submitted via the College's jobs portal https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/365258 and must include a letter of interest (upload under cover letter), 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 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. 

    For additional information about the position, please contact Professor Steve Borgatti (sborgatti@uky.edu/" target="_blank" rel="noopener">sborgatti@uky.edu), chair of the search committee. We encourage you to visit our department website: http://gatton.uky.edu/faculty-research/departments/management.  

    The Gatton College recently celebrated its 96th 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 face-to-face and online formats. We are housed in a 220,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, and are the fastest growing college on UK's campus, with more than 4,000 students. 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.

    Please note:  Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

    All the best,
    Dan

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    Daniel S. Halgin, Ph.D.
    Associate Professor of Management
    Gatton College of Business & Lewis Honors College
    University of Kentucky
    email: dhalgin@gmail.comdanhalgin@uky.edu
    web: https://sites.google.com/view/danhalgin

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    Daniel Halgin
    University of Kentucky
    Lexington KY
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