The College of Health Sciences (CHS) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level in the Department of Athletic Training and Clinical Nutrition (ATCN). The person in this position will take a leadership role in growing research capacity focused on clinical or sports nutrition with opportunities to pursue collaborations within and outside the College. Research productivity in the College is nationally ranked by NIH in the top 20 of allied health colleges. Current department faculty research interests include musculoskeletal injury prevention and rehabilitation, novel strategies to optimize human performance, and nutrition and exercise interventions to enhance skeletal muscle function across the lifespan. Many opportunities for collaboration exist within centers and colleges across campus such as the College of Medicine’s Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences (DPNS), Center for Muscle Biology, UK Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center, Sports Medicine Research Institute, the Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, the UK Sanders-Brown Center for Aging, and the UK NCI-Designated Markey Cancer Center.
Ideal candidates will have demonstrated a record of ongoing extramural research funding and scientific publications. Candidates should also demonstrate a strong record of teaching, service, and mentorship. Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Candidates must apply online with a curriculum vita and letter of interest.
The University of Kentucky is located in Lexington, a beautiful city of approximately 308,000 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. UK was founded in 1865 as a land-grant institution, Recently ranked as one of the safest, most creative, and the brainiest cities in the nation, Lexington is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance that the University strives to provide to its employees.