Department Name: 7H180:Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
The Department of Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant, associate, or full professor level. Candidates must possess a Ph.D., MD, or equivalent degree. Senior applicants must have an active, extramurally funded research program. For junior applicants, extramural funding is not required. Competitive start-up funds and appropriate space will be offered.
We are particularly interested in candidates whose research area complements existing departmental strengths in the structural and cellular biology of cardiovascular, neurological, and metabolic diseases as well as cancer. Translational research programs that encompass aspects of both basic and clinical research are of special interest. The Department offers a stimulating and collaborative environment, with a strong graduate program, and shared, state-of-the-art equipment. Our present research funding is ranked in the top 25, nationally. The University of Kentucky houses a NCI-designated Cancer Center, a federally-supported Alzheimer's Disease Center, and a Clinical and Translational Science Award. In addition, the University is undergoing a significant transformation of its biomedical research program with major additions to its research service cores and laboratory space.
Required application materials include a curriculum vitae and a description of current and future research (upload under Specific Request 1, should be ≤ 5 pages with a ½ page abstract). Please also include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.
Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Inquiries may be directed to the Chair of the Faculty Search Committee at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
For further information about the Department, please visit: https://biochemistry.med.uky.edu.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Ph.D., MD, or equivalent degree
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