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Employer: University of Kentucky
Located in: Lexington, Kentucky
Degree Required: Bachelors
|Department Name||7H700:Molecular & Biomedical Pharmacology|
|Work Location||Lexington, KY|
|Type of Position||Faculty|
|Position Time Status||Full-Time|
|Tenure Track Status||Non-Tenure Track|
PhD or equivalent degree
|Required Related Experience||
Diabetes/obesity research focus, and a track record of sustained scientific accomplishment and potential for extramural funding
The Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications for faculty at the Research Assistant Professor level. The applicant should be an outstanding scientist with research in the area of obesity and diabetes. Applicants should have a PhD or equivalent degree, a track record of sustained scientific accomplishment and potential for extramural funding. The successful candidate will be expected to develop programmatic research at the basic and/or translational levels, to cultivate/pursue scientific interactions with UK investigators and to participate in institutional research programs. To fulfill major strategic goals, there is an expectation that a portion of the research activity will be devoted to diabetes/obesity. The successful candidate will be expected to expand his/her academic accomplishments by publishing and presenting research findings at local and national meetings. The Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences is a unique department with a multidisciplinary faculty positioned for opportunities for interdisciplinary cross-talk and collaboration.
The University of Kentucky is also home to a CTSA-supported Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Kentucky Neuroscience Institute, Saha Cardiovascular Research Center, Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center, and NCI designated Markey Cancer Center. UK’s Resource Center for Stable Isotope-Resolved Metabolomics is one of only six NIH Common Fund-supported Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Centers in the U.S. The College takes pride in interdisciplinary programs in neurosciences, cancer, toxicology, and cardiovascular disease and is committed to maintaining ongoing interactions and fostering new collaborations across clinical and basic science departments.
Please include a CV and cover letter along with application.
|Skills / Knowledge / Abilities|
|Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?||No|
|Deadline to Apply||08/02/2019|
|Open Until Filled||No|
|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.
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Posted on 08/07/2019
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