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Job ID: 88134

Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
University of Kentucky

  • Dec. 22, 2016
  • Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Physiology & Biophysics
    Cardiology/Cardiovascular Medicine
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Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life integration that the University strives to provide its employees. See for yourself what
makes UK one great place to work.

The Department of Physiology and the Saha Cardiovascular Research Center at University of Kentucky’s College of Medicine, is seeking candidates for two full time tenure track faculty positions at the ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE or FULL PROFESSOR levels. Areas of strength in the department include basic and translational research on Cardiovascular Physiology. The successful candidate will have a MD and/or PhD in a related field, appropriate postdoctoral experience, the potential to establish an extramurally-funded research program, and will participate in physiology education. Candidates will contribute to the teaching, advising, research, and service missions of the Department and College. Applications also are welcome from faculty with existing research programs willing to relocate. Applicants are sought with research interest in any area of physiology that aligns with the department strength in the broad area of cardiac or vascular physiology.

Our research is enhanced by a highly collaborative environment with multiple Colleges. UK is one of only a handful of academic medical centers in the nation that have all health profession schools on one campus: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Sciences. In addition, the department is well positioned to undergo substantial thematic growth under new leadership.

Applicants should include the following:

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Brief description of research interests (Specific Request 1)
  • Contact information for three references or the inclusion of their recommendation letters (Specific Request 2)
    Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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