The University of Kentucky is seeking an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor for a tenure track, full time (12 month) position in the newly established UK Center for Health Equity Transformation in the College of Medicine. We seek health equity researchers with a dynamic, productive agenda to eliminate inequities in cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, substance abuse, or other health conditions.
The UK Center for Health Equity Transformation is a transdisciplinary research Center focused on developing the most innovative and impactful research and training portfolio. This position is part of a university-college-wide interdisciplinary cluster hire in health equity. The ideal candidate will have NIH-funded research or a very strong promise of such funding; maintain a focus on rural, racial/ethnic, and other vulnerable populations; aspire to engage in research mentorship, and contribute to a vibrant environment of scholars from the behavioral sciences, public health, social sciences, communication, health services research, biomedical informatics, health sciences (nursing, medicine, nutrition, etc.), and others. Special emphasis is placed on intervention, dissemination, and implementation scientists. All career stages are welcome. Attractive start up package, premium and contiguous space, and excellent benefits will be provided.
Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Letters of reference will be requested from semi-finalists within the employment system.