Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Health Sciences Education and Research

Lexington, KY
Mar 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Health Sciences (CHS) invites applications for a tenured or tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level in the Department of Clinical Sciences ( The person in this position will serve in both the Human Health Sciences and the Clinical Leadership and Management undergraduate degree programs with opportunities to pursue a research agenda within and outside the College. The successful applicant for this position will have a primary appointment in the Department of Clinical Sciences, Division of Health Sciences Education and Research. Research productivity in the College is nationally ranked by NIH in the top 20 of allied health colleges. Ideal candidates would have demonstrated teaching experience in higher education and a record of ongoing scholarly/research activity. Applicants must possess an earned doctoral degree. Rank, tenure status and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Human Health Sciences (HHS) degree is one of two academic undergraduate degrees in the unit and is designed to provide the needed prerequisites for pursuit of advanced degrees in dentistry, pharmacy, physician assistant studies, physical therapy, and other health professions through identified tracks. Students with this bachelor's degree in HHS will also be prepared for careers in patient navigation, health management and leadership as well as graduate studies. The Clinical Leadership and Management (CLM) undergraduate degree and Certificate option provides training and experience specifically in the area of health services management, health law, health policy, and ethics; and teaching responsibility for this new position may include courses such as, Health Policy, Healthcare Finance, Health Services Management, and Long-term Care.

Please include, along with application, a curriculum vita and letter of interest. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Geza Bruckner, PhD, Department of Clinical Sciences, University of Kentucky, Wethington Building Room 209A, 900 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0200, or email This is not in lieu of submitting an application for the position.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and women.

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor of Health Sciences Education and Research

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education

Applicants must possess an earned doctoral degree.

Required Related Experience

Ideal candidates would have demonstrated teaching experience in higher education and a record of ongoing scholarly/research activity.

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Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Open Untill Filled

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.

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Applicant Documents

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  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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