Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Behavioral Science

Job description



The University of Kentucky is seeking an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor for a tenure track, full time (12 month) position in the newly established UK Center for Health Equity Transformation in the College of Medicine. We seek health equity researchers with a dynamic, productive agenda to eliminate inequities in cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, substance abuse, or other health conditions.

The UK Center for Health Equity Transformation is a transdisciplinary research Center focused on developing the most innovative and impactful research and training portfolio. This position is part of a university-college-wide interdisciplinary cluster hire in health equity. The ideal candidate will have NIH-funded research or a very strong promise of such funding; maintain a focus on rural or other vulnerable populations; aspire to engage in research mentorship, and contribute to a vibrant environment of scholars from the behavioral sciences, public health, social sciences, communication, health services research, biomedical informatics, health sciences (nursing, medicine, nutrition, etc.), and others. Special emphasis is placed on intervention, dissemination, and implementation scientists. All career stages are welcome. Attractive start up package, premium and contiguous space, and excellent benefits will be provided.

Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Letters of reference will be requested from semi-finalists within the employment system.




Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Behavioral Science

Requisition Number
FE01490

Working Title


Department Name
7H150:BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position
Faculty

Position Time Status
Full-Time

Required Education

Ph.D. or equivalent in Behavioral Sciences, Public Health, Social Sciences, Communication, Health Services Research, Bioinformatics, Health Sciences, or other related fields.



Required Related Experience

The successful candidate must have demonstrated research experience in the fields of cancer, CVD, diabetes/obesity or substance abuse.



Required License/ Registration/Certification

None



Skills/Knowledge/Abilities

Research productivity and excellence, training and education capacity; leadership skills; collaborative orientation.



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
No

Preferred Education/Experience

Training and experience in intervention, dissemination, and implementation science and health equity is strongly desired.



Open Untill Filled
Yes

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. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Academic Keys
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • 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: 12/22/2018
    Application Due: 2/20/2019
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