Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
Posting DetailsPosting Details Job TitleAssistant, Associate, or Professor in Molecular and Cellular BiochemistryRequisition NumberFE02124Working TitleDepartment Name7H180:Molecular and Cellular BiochemistryWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusTenure TrackRequired Education
Ph.D., MD, or equivalent degreeRequired Related Experience
For applicants at the Assistant Professor rank, extramural funding is not required. Senior applicants must have an active, extramurally funded research program that would transfer to the University of Kentucky.Required License/Registration/Certification
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, or PROFESSOR rank. Candidates must possess a Ph.D., MD, or equivalent degree. For applicants at the Assistant Professor rank, extramural funding is not required. Senior applicants must have an active, extramurally funded research program that would transfer to the University of Kentucky. Competitive start-up funds, salary support, and appropriate space will be offered.
We are particularly interested in candidates whose research area complements existing departmental strengths, which include but are not limited to research in the structural and cellular biology of cardiovascular, neurological, metabolic diseases, and cancer. Translational research programs that encompass aspects of basic and clinical research are also of interest. The Department offers a stimulating and collaborative environment, with a strong graduate program, access to core facilities including excellent animal facilities, laboratory space in a modern research complex, and shared, state-of-the-art equipment. Department research funding is ranked in the top 20, nationally. The University of Kentucky houses an NCI-designated Cancer Center, a federally-supported Alzheimer’s Disease Center, and a Clinical and Translational Science Award. In addition, the College of Medicine and the University are undergoing a significant transformation of biomedical research, with major increases in NIH funding, and additions to research service cores and laboratory space.
Applicants must provide a cover letter summarizing their qualifications and interest in the position, a curriculum vitae, and a description of current and future research (upload under Specific Request 1, should be ≤ 5 pages with a ½ page abstract). The names and contact information for three references also must be provided when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee at: [email protected]
For further information about the Department, please visit: https://biochemistry.med.uky.edu.Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? YesPreferred Education/Experience
We are particularly interested in candidates whose research area complements existing departmental strengths, which include but are not limited to research in the structural and cellular biology of cardiovascular, neurological, metabolic diseases, and cancer. Translational research programs that encompass aspects of basic and clinical research are also of interest.Deadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity Community of Inclusion
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