Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

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


The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. Candidates must possess a Ph.D., MD, or equivalent degree. Senior applicants must have an active, extramurally funded research program. For junior applicants, extramural funding is not required. Competitive start-up funds and appropriate space will be offered.

We are particularly interested in candidates whose research area complements existing departmental strengths in the structural and cellular biology of cardiovascular, neurological, and metabolic diseases as well as cancer. Translational research programs that encompass aspects of both basic and clinical research are of special interest. The Department offers a stimulating and collaborative environment, with a strong graduate program, and shared, state-of-the-art equipment. Our present research funding is ranked in the top 25, nationally. The University of Kentucky houses a NCI-designated Cancer Center, a federally-supported Alzheimer's Disease Center, and a Clinical and Translational Science Award. In addition, the University is undergoing a significant transformation of its biomedical research program with major additions to its research service cores and laboratory space.

Required application materials include a curriculum vitae and a description of current and future research (upload under Specific Request 1, should be 5 pages with a ½ page abstract). Please also include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee at: biochem@uky.edu .

For further information about the Department, please visit: https://biochemistry.med.uky.edu.




Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

Requisition Number
FE01221

Working Title


Department Name
7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

Ph.D., MD, or equivalent degree



Required Related Experience

NA



Required License/ Registration/Certification

NA



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Yes

Open Untill Filled
Yes

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents

    PI101376179