Requisition Number: FE00294
Department Name: 7H025:CANCER CENTER-CORE SUPPORT
Work Location: Lexington, KY
Type of Position: Faculty
Required Related Experience:
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
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