Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Implementation Science

Job description

The College of Pharmacy at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track, open rank faculty position. This position was established to develop/maintain an active research program in implementation and dissemination science and methodology of alcohol and substance use disorders (ASUDs).

Securing extramural funding to support implementation and dissemination research in ASUDs, as well as developing collaborations and building partnerships to integrate implementation science into practice-based and clinical research, will be instrumental to success in this position. This position will assist in advancing the knowledge of implementation and dissemination science both locally and nationally.

The faculty member will be expected to participate in the professional and graduate teaching programs of the College of Pharmacy and other colleges, and provide service to the Colleges and University through committees and other assignments as appropriate. This position will mentor graduate students and junior faculty as appropriate based on rank.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Please include the following, along with application: curriculum vitae, letter of application describing career goals (upload under Cover Letter ) and synopsis of future research (upload under Specific Request 1)

Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Implementation Science

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education

PharmD, MD, PhD in a related field

Required Related Experience

A developing or sustained record of scholarly achievement in implementation science, as appropriate based on rank

Strong track record of acquiring extramural research funding or potential to acquire extramural funding as appropriate based on rank

Required License/ Registration/Certification



• Excellent interpersonal skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Commitment to development of and scholarly participation in implementation science research programs and a collaborative orientation toward University, community and state activities that enhance the health of the citizens of Kentucky
• Strength in team building, as appropriate based on rank
• Experience in mentoring junior faculty, as appropriate based on rank

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.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  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)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Specific Request 1
  3. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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