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Assistant or Associate Professor in Health, Behavior & Society
University of Kentucky


Date Posted Dec. 11, 2018
Title Assistant or Associate Professor in Health, Behavior & Society
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7P150:DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH BEHAVIORS
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Social and Behavioral Medicine
    Public Health/Biostatistics/Epidemiology
 
 

The University of Kentucky is currently seeking applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor in the department of Health, Behavior and Society. successful candidate will contribute to a growing faculty research capacity in health, behavior and society; obtain extramural research funding support, publish research findings related to health behavior, and provide national or regional leadership in public health research. The primary responsibilities of this position are aligned with the College and University missions of research, teaching, and service, and teaching responsibilities will include both core and elective courses in the College of Public Health academic programs. The selected individual will also provide Department, College, and University service as appropriate.

Established in 2004, the University of Kentucky College of Public Health is fully-accredited at the bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH). Taking advantage of our location on the central UK campus, we offer joint degrees with the UK Colleges of Law, Pharmacy, and Medicine; we also offer graduate certificates in conjunction with partners including the College of Engineering and the Gatton College of Business. Our course offerings are designed to support the future leaders, scholars, and practitioners who will champion public health into the 21st century. Deeply invested in research, projects led by our faculty received $12.7 million in FY 2017 from the National Institutes of Health to tackle tough issues including cancer, opioid addiction, and health disparities in rural communities. Our faculty members partner with colleagues across the UK campus, as well as at other research-intensive universities.

Applicants should submit a cover letter outlining interest in the position and a CV; as well as a research statement (upload under Specific Request 1), teaching statement (upload under Specific Request 2), and statement regarding diversity/inclusivity practices (upload under Specific Request 3).
Applications received by January 15th, 2019, will be given priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to search committee chair Dr. William Stoops at william.stoops@uky.edu. Note: references will not be contacted without applicant permission.


 
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