The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty in cancer research at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor. rank We are especially interested in candidates whose research program focuses on cancer epigenetics, cancer metabolism or redox biology. Early career candidates applying for the Assistant Professor position should have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have at least three years of postdoctoral experience in cancer biology or a relevant field, with a strong record of quality scholarly activity and clear potential to secure extramural funding for their research program. Candidates applying for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor should be nationally or internationally recognized scholars with consistent externally funded research programs.
The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, in the UKY College of Medicine, has a long history of being an outstanding basic science department that interfaces closely with the Markey Cancer Center. Positions in the department include state-of-the-art research space and facilities, strong institutional support and competitive salary and start-up packages. The Markey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Cancer Center on the medical campus of the University of Kentucky. Situated on a campus with all six health profession colleges, the cancer center is located within a vibrant and expanding basic and clinical research community with ample opportunities for collaboration within and across its research programs (see https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/markey-cancer-center/research for more information).
The University of Kentucky is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, one of the top ranked areas in the country for quality of life. Additional information regarding the Department and the University is found at (https://toxicology.med.uky.edu/).
To apply, please include: (1) A cover letter addressing to the Faculty Search Committee, Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine; (2) An updated Curriculum Vitae; (3) A two to three page description of research plans (upload under Specific Request 1); (4) A statement of teaching philosophy (upload under Specific Request 2); (5) Three key recent representative publications (upload under Specific Request 3). Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application.
Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.