Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Research

The Assistant Professor in Cardiovascular Research will develop an independent scholarly program in research and other creative activities, demonstrated by publications, research, teaching and other creative activities, or other venues in the professional discipline. This position will be working closely with scientific relationship researchers associated with NIH funded programs in obesity and cardiovascular disease, nutrition and environmental toxicology and translational and population based studies of environmental disease.

The scholarly activity will involve independent research conducted in the broader context of programmatic and team based science, specifically in the broad area of expertise in analytical chemistry and mass spectrometry. This position will be expected to interact with staff and trainees at all stages of the process (students, fellows and early career independent investigators) and other colleagues within and beyond the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in scholarly efforts and expected to form a mentoring committee. The mentoring committee will provide guidance and feedback in the development and progress of the scholarly activity with the expectations of contributions to peer reviewed publications and participation in the submission of NIH or equivalent grants within two years.

Please include a CV along with application.

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Cardiovascular Research

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Position Time Status

Required Education

Ph.D. and/or M.D. or equivalent degree

Required Related Experience

Minimum of 4 years experience in cardiovascular research, with evidence of knowledge and experience with methodological techniques to collect, analyze and interpret scientific data as part of research studies.
In addition, this position requires evidence of knowledge and experience with writing research articles and extramural grants.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

Open Untill Filled

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter