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CAER Associate Director

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title CAER Associate Director
Requisition Number RE27305
Working Title Associate Director, Carbon Materials (Cementious) Group
Department Name 40550:Ctr For Applied Energy Res
Work Location Lexington, Ky
Grade Level 52
Salary Range $102,274-173,846/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

6 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires handling light weight objects less than 10 lbs., some standing and walking; regular job-related travel; risk of injuries from use of equipment on the job; exposure to loud noises, hazardous chemicals and fumes including waste, temperature extremes, burns, cuts/punctures.


8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday – Friday; some work-related travel required.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research is seeking to fill an Associate Director position to manage the Center’s Carbon Materials research group. This is a highly technical and a senior management-level position with responsibilities for the formulation, development and implementation of energy R&D, education, and service programs related to carbon materials. In the area of interest described above, the successful candidate will: a.) manage multiple projects and teams, a large group of mid-level scientists, engineers and technicians engaged in research and technology development; b.) foster the growth of extramural funding; c.) cooperate with and assist educational institutions, industry, labor, private individuals, and government when such cooperation will advance UK and the Center; d.) lead and contribute to research activities focused on the area of focus/expertise and support the development, implementation, ongoing management, tracking and reporting of a variety of research activities; e.) contribute to teaching, particularly at the graduate and post-graduate levels, by participating in graduate advising committees, and directing the educational experience of students; and f.)significant involvement in seminars, workshops, professional societies, and committees.

IEBC – Internal Employee Being Considered

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The position requires specialized knowledge of the methods, materials, procedures and techniques used in experimental laboratory work, including bench-scale and pilot-scale research related to carbon materials. The candidate should have 1.) Abilities to conceive and scale-up multi-step processing systems; 2.) Project management and leadership skills; and 3.) Oral and written communication skills. Practical experience in industry is desired. Demonstrated activity in publications, presentations at scientific meetings and involvement in professional organizations is necessary.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

PhD + 6

Deadline to Apply 04/13/2021
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: 2021-04-07 Expires: 2021-05-07

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