1+ months

Research Assistant Professor in OB/GYN

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Research Assistant Professor in OB/GYN
Requisition Number FE02926
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
Ph.D or equivalent
Required Related Experience
2 years Post Doc experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Job Summary
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine is actively recruiting a 12-month, non-tenure track research appointment at the Assistant Professor level to grow the research enterprise by strategically investing in the area of Women’s Health Research within the Department. The primary responsibilities of this individual’s research activities will include the development of an extramurally funded research program with publication of research related  articles.

This position will be aligned with and complement the work of existing faculty and the ongoing research. Teaching activities will be assigned in accordance with departmental standards to meet departmental and college needs. The administrative component of the position will contribute to the public profile of OB/GYN through teaching, scholarship, participation and engagement in related initiatives focuses on women’s health research.  The individual will be expected to provide information and consultation, as appropriate, to local, national and international groups involved in research.
Please include a CV along with application.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Ph.D in reproductive biology, endocrinology or physiology, a record of continuous publication in reputable Journals as a first author 
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: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2023-06-10

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Research Assistant Professor in OB/GYN

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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