Assistant Professor in the Center for Muscle Biology

Job description

The College of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Center for Muscle Biology is accepting applications for a full-time (12-month), Assistant Professor position with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology. The position will focus on conducting translational muscle research. The candidate must be qualified to conduct independent research focused on the study of molecular and cellular mechanisms underlying skeletal muscle adaption.

Please include a current curriculum vitae and cover letter along with application.

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Job Title
Assistant Professor in the Center for Muscle Biology

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education

Doctoral Degree in Biological Sciences with specialization in Molecular and Cellular Biology.

Required Related Experience

Completion of at least two-years of post-doctoral training or equivalent research experience required; Writing skills evidenced by publications and participation in grant application preparation.

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Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Deadline to Apply

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. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
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    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

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





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    Posted: 4/12/2018
    Application Due: 4/19/2018
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