Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Research on Environmental Disease

Job description

The University of Kentucky's Center for Research on Environmental Disease (CRED), seeks a candidates to fill a full-time (salary support of 12 months) faculty position, ranking from tenure-track assistant professor to tenured full professor depending on qualifications. The CRED is a home for NIH/NIEHS P30 Center grant. Responsibilities include development of a strong and funded research program and participation in teaching at the graduate level. Those with research interests in a broad area of environmental health sciences are encouraged to apply. Productive record of quality research and extramural funding are important aspects for consideration. The faculty to be recruited will be appointed as core faculty in (CRED) with a secondary academic appointment in any of several basic science departments, the College of Medicine.

Interested applicants should apply to this posting and submit their CV and cover letter. Please also include contact information for three references when prompted in the posting. This information may be used to solicit reference letters from your references within the employment system.

Applicant may solicit questions via email to Dr. Xianglin Shi, Professor and Director, Center for Research on Environmental Disease, at [email protected] Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Research on Environmental Disease

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
7H041:Ctr for Research on Environ Disease

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


Required Related Experience

Expertise in research on environmental disease

Required License/ Registration/Certification


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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  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.

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  2. * 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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    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

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





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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/22/2018
    Application Due: 1/17/2019
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