We are seeking applications for a tenure track, Assistant Professor Regular Title Series, full time (12 month) position in the Department of Behavioral Science (BSc) in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky (UK).
This Neurocognitive Aging Faculty Position is geared towards individuals with an active, fruitful research agenda focused on the aging brain and utilizing cutting-edge clinical neuroscience and behavioral science methodologies. Ideal candidates will be early-career with NIH-funded research or show strong promise for obtaining it.
BSc is a highly effective, friendly, and collaborative research and training group. Our primary research areas include aging, substance use disorder, and cancer. Candidates can expect to be a part of a diverse and supportive research community. They can also expect to collaborate with UK’s productive research centers, including the Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Spectroscopy Center, the Center for Clinical and Translational Science, the Sanders-Brown Center on Aging, the Alzheimer's Diseases Research Center, the Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center, and the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute. Excellent perks, a premium start-up package, and contiguous space will all be offered. UK is in the multicultural, forward-thinking, and easily accessible city of Lexington, KY. With more than 250,000 citizens, Lexington offers a high standard of living, affordability, and educated populace.
Please include a current CV and cover letter when submitting your application.
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.