Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences at University of Kentucky

Posted in Other 11 days ago.

Location: Lexington, Kentucky





Job Description:


University of Kentucky

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status.

Posting DetailsJob Title

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences

Requisition Number

FE02114

Working Title

Department Name

7H700:Molecular & Biomedical Pharmacology

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Faculty

Position Time Status

Full-Time

Tenure Track Status

Tenure Track

Required Education

PhD, MD or equivalent degree

Required Related Experience

A successful postdoctoral experience, and for more senior applicants, a history of sustained productivity as evidenced by publications, grant funding, and mentorship

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Job Summary

The Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences is seeking faculty candidates at the tenure-eligible or tenured ranks. Preferred candidates should have an extramurally funded research program, or for junior candidates, high promise of securing extramural funding, on basic and/or translational research in diabetes/obesity or related comorbid conditions. This research expansion aligns with our campus-wide focus on health disparities and our newly consolidated Healthy Kentucky Research Group structured to bring diverse groups of experts together to solve the most pressing healthcare problems in our region and beyond.

Areas of strength in the department, the broader research group and centers include basic, translational, and clinical research on mechanisms of diabetes/obesity and associated diseases including cardiovascular and fatty liver diseases, cancers and dementias/aging. Candidates should have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree, a successful postdoctoral experience, and for more senior applicants, a history of sustained productivity as evidenced by publications, grant funding, and mentorship. Successful candidates will be offered highly competitive start-up packages. Please note that faculty are expected to participate in the department's academic programs. More information on the department can be found at https://pharmns.med.uky.edu/

The University of Kentucky has state-of-the-art research facilities and the department is top-ranked among public and private universities. UK has also been recognized by Forbes and The Chronicle of Higher Education as a "Best Employer" in several categories.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, brief description of research interests (upload under Specific Request 1), copies of 2-3 major publications (upload under Specific Request 2) and contact information for 3 references when prompted in the application. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Yes

Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred candidates should have an extramurally funded research program, or for junior candidates, high promise of securing extramural funding, on basic and/or translational research in diabetes/obesity or related comorbid conditions

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

Yes

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 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 check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
    (Open Ended Question)
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised, other than on the UK Jobs system?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Registry of Diverse and Strategic Faculty
    • InsightintoDiversity.com
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the above


Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
Optional Documents

PI155101830


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