Associate Professor in Veterinary Science
Posting DetailsPosting Details Job TitleAssociate Professor in Veterinary ScienceRequisition NumberFE02132Working TitleDepartment Name81140:Veterinary ScienceWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education
PhDRequired Related Experience
5 years post-doc research experience with record of obtaining external funding as PI or co-PI.Required License/Registration/Certification
The Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky is seeking a non tenure-track faculty to contribute to the ongoing research program in infectious disease, with a primary focus on molecular virology. The selected applicant will apply for and secure extramural research support on topics relevant to molecular virology and/or infectious disease either as a Principal Investigator or in collaboration with others. In addition, this position will be expected to publish research findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals on a regular, frequent basis and also present this information at appropriate regional, national and international meetings.
Additional duties include: participate with faculty in the department, college and university in developing and promoting a dynamic and productive interdisciplinary group between the Gluck Center and Equine Science programs in other departments on campus; participate in the education, guidance and training of undergraduate and graduate students in the department; and be willing to accept assignments on standing or ad hoc department, college or university committees.
To apply, 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.Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience
Ability to design and conduct original research studies and success in publishing research findings in peer-reviewed scientific journals. Ability to develop productive research collaborations and aptitude for, and interest in, participating in the training and education of undergraduates and graduate students.Deadline to Apply10/29/2019Open Until FilledNoUniversity 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
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