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Assistant Professor in Behavioral Science
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Jun. 8, 2018
Title Assistant Professor in Behavioral Science
University University of Kentucky
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Assistant Professor
  • Psychiatry/Psychology/Behavioral Science

The Department of Behavioral Science is currently seeking a tenure-track faculty member to contribute to the teaching, advising, research, and service missions of the Department and College as approved by the Chair. This is a 12-month, full-time appointment.

The primary responsibilities of this individual’s research activities will include development of an extramurally funded research program focused on studies in the human laboratory and clinic on substance use and treatment research. Specifically, this position will focus on the opioid and cannabinoid systems and address issues related to the behavioral, pharmacological and analgesic roles of these systems and align with and complement the work of existing faculty.

Teaching activities will be assigned in accordance with departmental standards to meet departmental and college needs, and the individual will be expected to provide information and consultation, as appropriate, to local, national and international groups involved in clinical behavioral pharmacology research. Teaching activities will be low initially to enable the selected faculty member to develop their research program and may increase after two years.

The individual in this position will also write and submit grant proposals, supervise research staff, and collect, analyze and publish study results.
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