The University of Kentucky is seeking an Associate Director for Clinical and Translational Science, to work closely with the Director of the Center for Clinical and Translational Science. This position will be instrumental in setting and executing institutional priorities and has responsibility for the development and implementation of strategic initiatives that seek to maintain and enhance excellence in Clinical and Translational research and research education. Additionally, the Director Designate will bridge the offices of both the Provost and Vice President for Research, with the UK Center for Clinical and Translational Science.
Principal duties include:
Provide leadership for a successful CTSA program. Effectively manage fiscal and human resources for all programs and services in the UK-CCTS, which includes an annual budget of approximately $9.9 Million and oversight of a work force including approximately 115 employees, whose salaries are completely or partly underwritten by grant funding.
Provide leadership in developing, nurturing and sustaining collaborative relationships with CCTS partner schools, colleges, and organizations, as well as institutions with CTSA hubs nationwide.
Represent the UK-CCTS regionally and nationally.
Continue an independent federally funded clinical and translational research program.
Participate in relevant clinical care activities within a College of Medicine department (e.g. Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, OB-Gyn, or Surgery).
Participate in department, university, community and professional service activities appropriate to the faculty rank.
Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Please include a CV and cover letter along with application.
The highly qualified candidate for this tenured appointment will have demonstrated leadership in academic medicine; a vision for the health research needs of the 21st century, experience with human resources and financial management and a team oriented approach to leadership and management.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD or MD/PhD
Required Related Experience:
Completion of residency in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Family Medicine, Psychiatry, OB-Gyn, Surgery or other clinically relevant discipline.
The incumbent must be eligible for appointment on the tenure track and possess a proven track record of pursuing extramural funds. The successful candidate will also hold a faculty position in a relevant department, which will include participation in the clinical, research, or educational missions. The academic department will be determined based on the incumbent’s academic qualifications and area of research.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
KY Medical Licensure
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.