Associate Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Job description

The University of Kentucky is seeking an Associate Director for Clinical and Translational Science, to work closely with the Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science. This position will be instrumental in setting and executing institutional priorities and has responsibility for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives that seek to maintain and enhance excellence in Clinical and Translational research and research education. Additionally, the Director Designate will bridge the offices of both the Provost and Vice President for Research, with the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science.

Principal duties include:

• Provide leadership for a successful CTSA program. Effectively manage fiscal and human resources for all programs and services in the UK-CCTS, which includes an annual budget of approximately $9.9 Million and oversight of a work force including approximately 115 employees, whose salaries are completely or partly underwritten by grant funding.

• Provide leadership in developing, nurturing and sustaining collaborative relationships with CCTS partner schools, colleges, and organizations, as well as institutions with CTSA hubs nationwide.

• Represent the UK-CCTS regionally and nationally.

• Continue an independent federally funded clinical and translational research program.

• Participate in relevant clinical care activities within a College of Medicine department (e.g. Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, OB-Gyn, or Surgery).

• Participate in department, university, community and professional service activities appropriate to the faculty rank.

Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Please include a CV and cover letter along with application.

Job Title
Associate Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Requisition Number

Working Title
Director Designate, Center for Clinical and Translational Science

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

MD or MD/PhD

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, OB-Gyn, Surgery or other clinically relevant discipline.

The incumbent must be eligible for appointment on the tenure track and possess a proven track record of pursuing extramural funds. The successful candidate will also hold a faculty position in a relevant department, which will include participation in the clinical, research, or educational missions. The academic department will be determined based on the incumbent's academic qualifications and area of research.

Required License/ Registration/Certification

KY Medical Licensure


The highly qualified candidate for this tenured appointment will have demonstrated leadership in academic medicine; a vision for the health research needs of the 21st century, experience with human resources and financial management and a team oriented approach to leadership and management.

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. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  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)
    • Academic Keys
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

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





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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 1/17/2019
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