Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, Regular Title Series

Lexington, Kentucky, United States
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Job description

Requisition Number: FE00294

Department Name: 7H025:CANCER CENTER-CORE SUPPORT

Work Location: Lexington, KY

Type of Position: Faculty

Required Education:

PhD

Required Related Experience:

NA

Required License/Registration/Certification

NA

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center invites applications from outstanding candidates at the level of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Faculty with expertise in the following areas are of specific interest: cancer microenvironment, cancer genomics, epigenetic regulation, oxidative stress, mitochondria and cancer metabolism, DNA repair, and signal transduction. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D. degree, be highly productive and will be expected to bring and maintain a vigorous, independent, extramurally funded research program, as well as participate actively in collaborative investigations and education programs in the University of Kentucky Medical Center. Generous start-up funds, competitive salary, and modern laboratory space are available. Endowed chair positions are also available.

The NCI-designated Markey Cancer Center is on the campus of the University of Kentucky, a land-grant institution founded in 1865. Adjacent to downtown Lexington, the University of Kentucky is nestled in the scenic heart of the Bluegrass region of Kentucky. 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.

The review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

How to apply

Apply online. Please include the following additional documents:

Specific Request 1 – A brief summary of your accomplishments

Specific Request 2 – Describe your future research directions

Specific Request 3 – 3 letters of reference

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: 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.

The University of Kentucky is a public, land grant university dedicated to improving people's lives through excellence in education, research and creative work, service, and health care. As Kentucky's flagship institution, the University plays a critical leadership role by promoting diversity, inclusion, economic development, and human well-being.