Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery Research

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Assistant Professor in Neurosurgery Research

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Lexington, KY

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Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Required Education:

PhD, MD, or equivalent

Required Related Experience:

Evidence of knowledge and experience in the area of Cancer epigenetics

Candidate must have evidence of knowledge and experience with conducting research, writing extramural grants, and appropriate research training.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Neurosurgery is seeking an Assistant Professor to design, conduct and interpret original research that focuses on cancer epigenetics and therapeutic targets of malignant glioma. The faculty member in this position will report directly to the Chair of the Department of Neurology. As the faculty member will share laboratory space with a senior faculty mentor, the faculty mentor will assume the administrative direction of the faculty member.

Requirements of the position include developing an independent research program investigating cancer epigenetics while working as part of a research group on cancer epigenetics and novel therapeutic targets of malignant glioma. This position will also maintain experimental records, protocols, and analyses, maintain productivity in research and compete successfully for extramural funding, as well as supervise laboratory technicians and other personnel in carrying out laboratory procedures and experimental studies.

Please include a CV along with application.

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Open Until 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.




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Posted: 11/17/2020
Application Due: 2/15/2021
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