10 days old

Assistant, Associate, or Professor

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor
Requisition Number FE03459
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
Required Related Experience
Neurotrauma Research
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The Spinal Cord and Brain Injury Research Center at the University of Kentucky invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the ASSISTANT, ASSOCIATE, or FULL professor level. Extramural funding is expected but not required. Competitive start-up funds and appropriate space will be offered. As a part of the long-standing commitment of the University and the Commonwealth of Kentucky to translationally oriented traumatic brain and spinal cord injury research, SCoBIRC offers a wealth of resources for neurotrauma research. Competitive startup funding, salary support, and state of the art facilities are available. Ph.D. and/or M.D and a track-record of ongoing research in neuroscience and injury-related disciplines.

Candidates must possess a Ph.D., M.D., or equivalent degree. The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded neurotrauma focused research program that complements and extends the current expertise within the Center. We are particularly interested in candidates whose research includes novel models of brain or spinal cord injury especially large animal models (e.g. pig, sheep, dog) of neurotrauma, blast-induced trauma, or underrepresented secondary injury mechanisms.

Interested individuals should submit a statement of research interests, curriculum vita, and the names of three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 24th, 2023, and 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: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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