Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences
Posting DetailsJob TitleAssistant, Associate, or Professor in Pharmacology and Nutritional SciencesRequisition NumberFE02114Working TitleDepartment Name7H700:Molecular & Biomedical PharmacologyWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusTenure TrackRequired Education
PhD, MD or equivalent degreeRequired Related Experience
A successful postdoctoral experience, and for more senior applicants, a history of sustained productivity as evidenced by publications, grant funding, and mentorshipRequired License/Registration/Certification
The Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences is seeking faculty candidates at the tenure-eligible or tenured ranks. Preferred candidates should have an extramurally funded research program, or for junior candidates, high promise of securing extramural funding, on basic and/or translational research in diabetes/obesity or related comorbid conditions. This research expansion aligns with our campus-wide focus on health disparities and our newly consolidated Healthy Kentucky Research Group structured to bring diverse groups of experts together to solve the most pressing healthcare problems in our region and beyond.
Areas of strength in the department, the broader research group and centers include basic, translational, and clinical research on mechanisms of diabetes/obesity and associated diseases including cardiovascular and fatty liver diseases, cancers and dementias/aging. Candidates should have a PhD, MD or equivalent degree, a successful postdoctoral experience, and for more senior applicants, a history of sustained productivity as evidenced by publications, grant funding, and mentorship. Successful candidates will be offered highly competitive start-up packages. Please note that faculty are expected to participate in the department’s academic programs. More information on the department can be found at https://pharmns.med.uky.edu/
The University of Kentucky has state-of-the-art research facilities and the department is top-ranked among public and private universities. UK has also been recognized by Forbes and The Chronicle of Higher Education as a “Best Employer” in several categories.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, brief description of research interests (upload under Specific Request 1), copies of 2-3 major publications (upload under Specific Request 2) and contact information for 3 references when prompted in the application. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2019, and continue until the position is filled.Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience
Preferred candidates should have an extramurally funded research program, or for junior candidates, high promise of securing extramural funding, on basic and/or translational research in diabetes/obesity or related comorbid conditionsDeadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity 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.
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