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Associate or Full Professor, College of Health Sciences
University of Kentucky

  • Jun. 15, 2017
  • Associate or Full Professor, College of Health Sciences
  • University of Kentucky
    Lexington, KY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
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    Associate Professor
  • Health Sciences - General
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The University of Kentucky, College of Health Sciences, is currently accepting applications for a full-time, faculty position to serve as Director of the Undergraduate Initiatives. This is a tenure-eligible faculty position at the Associate Professor, or Professor level in the College of Health Sciences (CHS). We invite qualified applicants to consider the unique opportunity to become the leader of a dynamic interprofessional faculty and staff focused on preparing the next generation of health science professionals.

This new position of Director of Undergraduate Initiatives is being created to support the CHS in response to growth in undergraduate education. The individual in this senior-level position will provide the vision and leadership necessary to develop and oversee innovative, high-quality undergraduate initiatives that are consistent with the college and university mission, are responsive to trends in health care education and practice, and provide students with the knowledge and experiences necessary for success academically and as health care professionals.

Primary duties of this position include: overall program administration, building synergies among multiple units and strategically growing a cohesive academic environment that is committed to high quality instruction; advancing the goals, and promoting innovative action in the creation of programs, services, and process improvement for student engagement and success; and collaborating with multiple administrative units including the Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs and the Office of Student Affairs as they pertain to the seamless integration of curricular and co-curricular experience, growth, assessment, and effectiveness of the unit.

Rank and salary for this 12-month appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Candidates should apply on-line with a curriculum vita, and letter of interest on the employment website. Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, Carl Mattacola, PhD by email Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
About the College of Health Sciences

The College of Health Sciences is dedicated to the mission of helping people gain and retain the highest level of health, and advances this mission through leadership and productivity in education, research, and service. The College is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive environment. Students and faculty benefit from being part of a contiguous undergraduate and graduate campus, including UK HealthCare, six health sciences colleges, NCI-designated cancer center, interprofessional education center and clinical & translational science institute. Refer to the web site for a more complete description (

About the University of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky is located in Lexington, a beautiful city of approximately 310,000 residents in the heart of the Bluegrass Region of central Kentucky; known for its scenic countryside, thoroughbred horse industry and home to numerous cultural organizations. Founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. Visit the University’s website and see for yourself what makes UK an engaging place to work.

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