The Assistant Professor of Epidemiology will be expected to teach and mentor Master’s, doctoral, and undergraduate students focusing upon public health concerns and contribute to the Department of Epidemiology. This position requires a working relationship with faculty in other University of Kentucky (UK) academic and research units. The person in this position will serve on appropriate committees and professional organizations at a regional and/or national level, and appropriate UK, College of Public Health, and departmental committees.
The appointee will have expertise in genetic or molecular epidemiology with bioinformatics and applied statistical methodology experience of whole exome sequencing and whole genome sequencing analysis association studies. The appointee will have demonstrated experience with large scale consortia efforts and Mendelian projects. The qualified applicant will complement expertise in multiple areas, including cardiovascular disease, obesity and metabolic disease, cancer, aging, and inflammation, and will help synergize translational design efforts. In addition, this position will develop and maintain an active level of research activities, including funded grants and publications in peer-reviewed journals, specifically in the domain of inflammatory biomarkers influencing both cardiovascular and cancer domains. This position will maintain an active teaching load in the College of Public Health, in both the Master’s and Doctoral programs, and possibly at the undergraduate level, as well as actively consult with students on research projects and serve on student capstone and dissertation committees.
Applications should include the following:
- Updated Curriculum Vitae
- Letter of application (upload under Cover Letter)
- Three representative publications (upload under Specific Requests 1, 2, and 3)
Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)