The Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC; https://scobirc.med.uky.edu) in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded neurotrauma-focused research program that complements and extends the current expertise within the Center.
As a part of the long-standing commitment of the University and the Commonwealth of Kentucky to translationally oriented traumatic brain and spinal cord injury research, SCoBIRC offers a wealth of resources for neurotrauma research. Competitive startup funding, salary support, and state of the art facilities are available. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D and a track record of ongoing research in neuroscience and injury-related disciplines.
The University of Kentucky has an enrollment of approximately 30,000 students on a residential campus located in Lexington, a metropolitan area with a population of over 300,000. Lexington boasts an internationally acclaimed cultural landscape and rates among the top 10 most educated cities in the nation (according to the U.S. Census), top 5 cities for young professionals (Kiplinger), top 3 mid-sized cities for lowest cost of living (KPMG LLP), and top 5 cities to raise a family (Forbes). More information on Lexington is available at http://www.visitlex.com.
Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae and a statement of research interests (upload under Specific Request 1). 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.
Applicant questions may be directed to Joe E. Springer, PhD, Director, Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky Medical Center, B483 Biomedical & Biological Sciences Research Building, Lexington, KY 40536-0509; email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1, 2018 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.