Associate or Professor in Physician Assistant Studies

Lexington, KY
May 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences (CHS) is currently seeking applications for a tenure-eligible Associate or Professor Faculty position. We invite you to seize the opportunity to pursue your research agenda in a multidisciplinary setting, as well as mentor a robust research portfolio for faculty in the Division of Physician Assistant Studies.

The successful candidate must have a record of extramural funding. Additional duties will include engaging in scholarly activity through ongoing, robust extramural grant funding opportunities. Additional duties include teaching and advising Physician Assistant students, and the faculty member will assume an active role in the CHS Physician Assistant Studies Program by participating in service across the division, department, and college levels.

Candidates should apply on line with a curriculum vita, letter of interest, and a statement of research (upload under Specific Request 1). Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, DeShana Collett, Ph.D., PA-C, College of Health Sciences, Division of Physician Assistant Studies, 900 S. Limestone Street, Wethington Building Room 205C, Lexington, KY 40536-0200, or by email .

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Associate or Professor in Physician Assistant Studies

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education

Earned doctorate in health services research, medicine, psychology, sociology, or other relevant fields.

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Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Preference will be given to those applicants with expertise in funded research

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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  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
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  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
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    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

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