1+ months

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Neuroscience

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Neuroscience
Requisition Number FE02082
Working Title
Department Name 7H100:Department of Neuroscience
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education


Required Related Experience

Experience in mechanisms of central nervous system function and plasticity

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Department of Neuroscience in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky (https://neuroscience.med.uky.edu/) invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor. This position will support research interests of existing collaborative teams within the Department and across the College studying neurotrauma, epilepsy, stroke, aging, neurodegenerative diseases, and motivated behaviors.

Application materials should include: a cover letter addressed to Bret N. Smith, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, curriculum vitae, research plan (upload under Specific Request 1), teaching statement (upload under Specific Request 2), and sample publications (upload as one PDF under Specific Request 3) . Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application.

Questions regarding the position may be emailed to Ms. Avalon Sandoval (asand1@uky.edu). The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately; the search will remain open until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2020-08-09

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