The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is a renowned location with prominent research programs and teaching. The Department of Physiology is a productive and collegial environment within the College that facilitates a broad range of research and teaching. With substantial extramural funding, our prominent investigators are making major advances in biomedical research. Our training programs are preparing scientists for successful careers in academia, industry, and government. In addition, the Department’s extensive teaching commitments includes instruction for undergraduate students, graduate students, and professional students.
The Department of Physiology is currently seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. The current position is available for faculty with extramural funding in cerebrovascular or vascular diseases using approaches that incorporates imaging. The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of Physiology. We invite applications from scientists with Ph.D., M.D., or M.D/Ph.D. degrees who will be expected to establish an independent, extramurally funded research program in cerebrovascular and vascular research that includes imaging. The research space will be in the recently completed Healthy Kentucky Research Building with funding from an NIH construction grant. Therefore, a requirement for candidates with current extramural funding with complimentary science to existing programs in this space. Recruited faculty will be expected to establish an innovative, independent and collaborative research program addressing significant and fundamental questions. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
The University of Kentucky seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.
Additional information about the Department of Physiology can be found on this website: https://medicine.uky.edu/departments/physiology
Interested candidates must send a 1. cover letter; 2. curriculum vitae; 3. statement of current and proposed research plan (three pages maximum); 4. a teaching statement and a statement of contributions to diversity, and 5; contact information for only three professional work references.
The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization
can be accepted.