Assistant Professor in Toxicology and Cancer Biology

Lexington, KY
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology is recruiting an Assistant Professor who has expertise in DNA repair. This position will focus 80% on research, 10% on teaching, 5% on service and 5% on professional development initially. After tenured the candidate will be expected to support themselves 30% with research grants.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Toxicology and Cancer Biology

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Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education


Required Related Experience

Expertise in DNA repair

Required License/ Registration/Certification



DNA repair

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

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


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