University of Kentucky
About University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, Ky.
Endowment: $1.1 billion
Budget: $3.5 billion
Research Grants and Contracts Awarded: $316.5 million
Library Holdings: 4.3 million volumes
President: Dr. Eli Capilouto
Provost: Dr. Timothy S. Tracey
Executive Vice President for Finance and Administration: Dr. Eric Monday
Executive Vice President for Research: Dr. Lisa A. Cassis
Executive Vice President for Health Affairs: Dr. Michael Karpf
About the University
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.
The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.
Our Guiding Principles
The University is driven by the promise it has made to Kentucky, one that honors its land-grant mission and a heritage honed through 150 years of service to the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Six principles guide our efforts. They are: creating a vibrant undergraduate learning community, advancing a high-quality graduate and professional education portfolio, cultivating a robust research environment, developing a strong and sustainable UK infrastructure, fostering a positive work environment for faculty and staff, and ensuring a meaningful impact on the Commonwealth and the community.
As Central Kentucky's largest employer, the University of Kentucky supports the recruitment and retention of unparalleled talent - individuals who inspire learning, teaching, service and healing through innovation in work solutions, initiatives, policies and programs. Impressive benefits at the University include an excellent retirement package, with an employer match that doubles the employee's contribution, a dynamic work-life program to assist employees in balancing their work with their personal lives, a wellness program to protect, maintain and promote the health of employees, and a strategic plan that nurtures diversity of thought, culture, gender and ethnicity. For more information regarding benefits, visit http://www.uky.edu/hr/benefits.
In fiscal year 2016, the University of Kentucky was awarded $316.5 million in external grants and contracts. UK is one of only eight universities across the country with the full range of undergraduate, graduate, professional and medical programs on one contiguous campus, leading to groundbreaking discoveries and unique cross-disciplinary research and scholarship. Moreover, UK is currently one of only 22 public institutions with a trifecta of federal designations of excellence in research: for aging, in cancer and in translational science. A new $265 million research facility, due to open in 2018, will bring together clinicians, scientists and scholars from across UK’s campus to reduce health gaps in Kentucky. These health gaps include cancer, cardiovascular disease & stroke, diabetes & obesity, substance abuse, and neuroscience & aging.
Research at UK is a dynamic enterprise encompassing both traditional scholarship and emerging technologies. UK is one of eight universities in the U.S. that has well-established programs in agriculture, engineering, medicine and pharmacy on a single campus, leading to groundbreaking discoveries and unique interdisciplinary collaboration.
In 2013, the UK Markey Cancer Center announced its designation as a National Cancer Center by the National Cancer Institute. This designation places UK among an elite group of 22 research universities that can boast the "Triple Crown" of federal research awards: NCI designation, the Clinical Translational Sciences Award, and a federally supported Alzheimer's Disease Center.
UK HealthCare has strategically developed an incredible capacity to serve the Commonwealth through its state-of-the-art patient care pavilion and emergency rooms, advanced biomedical and biological research, and a network of affiliate health care agencies throughout Kentucky. Passion for people and a vision for the "medical campus of the future" have inspired leading physicians and researchers from across the United States to join UK. Their research agenda is balanced with outreach to affiliated and partner hospitals, so Kentucky families can receive high-quality health care at home and travel to Lexington for only the most advanced, complex medical care and procedures.
Living in the Bluegrass
Ranked as one of the nation's best places to live and work, Lexington offers many diverse educational, cultural and commercial opportunities. With a population of more than 314,000 people, Lexington supports cultural attractions such as opera, ballet, theater and musical events. Surrounded by rolling hills and horse farms, the Bluegrass Region is known for its natural beauty. For more information: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/life-in-lexington.
237 jobs with University of Kentucky
The University of Kentucky's College of Engineering is embarking on a major cluster hiring initiative in emerging fields of sustainable manufacturi...
The University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry is seeking to hire a full-time Research Assistant Professor for our Oral Health Cancer Program Sala...
This position will serve as the Nurse Clinical (Registered Nurse) in the Perioperative unit at UK Chandler Hospital and provide care for adult and ...
The Patient Clerical Assistant's primary responsibility is to support patient care delivery by processing physician orders, maintaining patient rec...
The Division of Gynecologic in Morehead, KY seeks an individual to work with a multidisciplinary healthcare team. The Advanced Practice Provider (A...
This position provides customer service to Parking and Transportation Services (PTS) visitors, students and employees, is responsible for cash hand...
In the Regulatory Knowledge and Support Core of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS), this position will function as a key liai...
Registered Nurses on the 7 Main Med-Surg/Telemetry Unit at UK Good Samaritan Hospital provide intermediate care for medical surgical patients and a...
The University of Kentucky is seeking a general dentist to provide quality dental care to both children and adults in a variety of community outrea...
New Graduate CORE position for 7 Main, Good Samaritan. Excellent opportunity for the new graduate nurse with NO CURRENT OR PREVIOUS RN WORK EXPERIE...
This position is an editorial and administrative assistant to the Director of the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues (IRJCI). This...
Registered Nurses in the PAV A 10TH FLOOR ICU at UK Chandler Hospital provide care to critically ill patients. Patient conditions include: sepsis, ...
Registered Nurses in the Adult Medicine Services Unit on 6 South at UK Chandler Hospital provide care for adult patients who are moderately stable,...
The Department of Chemistry is seeking a Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) Center Director to manage the day-to-day operations of the facility. The ...
This position will assist the physician (gastroenterologist, pulmonologist, surgeon) in general and advanced endoscopy procedures with a high degre...
Extension Assistant-4-H/Youth Development Education This position is in the McCreary County Extension Office which is located at Whitley City, KY. ...
The General Pediatric Clinic is seeking a LPN` to perform clinic duties within scope of license/cerfication. Including but not limited to: Triaging...
Registered Nurses in the Adult Progressive Care Unit on 6TH FLOOR at UK Chandler Hospital provide care for adult patients who are moderately stable...
Aids and assists the anesthesia practitioner in a number of needs, primarily through keeping supplies and equipment stocked and cleaned, also by le...
Registered Nurses in the Orthopedic & General Surgery Unit on 6 Main at UK Good Samaritan Hospital provide care for orthopedic, plastic, and genera...