The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is a renowned location with prominent research programs and teaching. The Department of Physiology is a productive and collegial environment within the College that facilitates a broad range of research and teaching. With substantial extramural funding, our prominent investigators are making major advances in biomedical research. Our training programs are preparing scientists for successful careers in academia, industry, and government. In addition, the Department's extensive teaching commitments includes instruction for undergraduate students, graduate students, and professional students.
The Department of Physiology is currently seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. The current position is available for faculty with extramural funding in cerebrovascular or vascular diseases using approaches that incorporates imaging. The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of Physiology. We invite applications from scientists with Ph.D., M.D., or M.D/Ph.D. degrees who will be expected to establish an independent, extramurally funded research program in cerebrovascular and vascular research that includes imaging. The research space will be in the recently completed Healthy Kentucky Research Building with funding from an NIH construction grant. Therefore, a requirement for candidates with current extramural funding with complimentary science to existing programs in this space. Recruited faculty will be expected to establish an innovative, independent and collaborative research program addressing significant and fundamental questions. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The University of Kentucky seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Additional information about the Department of Physiology can be found on this website: https://medicine.uky.edu/departments/physiology Interested candidates must send a 1. cover letter; 2. curriculum vitae; 3. statement of current and proposed research plan (three pages maximum); 4. a teaching statement and a statement of contributions to diversity, and 5; contact information for only three professional work references.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Ph.D., M.D., or M.D/Ph.D. in an area related to Physiology
Required Related Experience:
Qualifications include a strong and protracted publication record, and a history of engagement with the intra- and extra-mural research community. Expertise in cerebrovascular and vascular research that involves imaging.
Additional beneficial qualifications include demonstrated excellence in teaching, course administration and curricular management, as measured by students, peers and superiors.
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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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.