Assistant or Associate Professor in Research, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

University of Kentucky   Lexington, KY   Full-time     Education
Posted on March 26, 2024
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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title

Assistant or Associate Professor in Research, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

Requisition Number

FE04012

Working Title

Department Name

7H045: Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

Work Location

Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Faculty

Position Time Status

Full-Time

Tenure Track Status

Tenure Track

Required Education

PhD, MD or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Relevant

Required License/Registration/Certification

N/A

Job Summary

The Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center at the University of Kentucky is seeking faculty candidates at the tenure-eligible or tenured ranks. Candidates should have an extramurally funded research program, or for early career candidates, high promise of securing extramural funding. The search is geared towards investigators with basic and/or translational research interests broadly related to diabetes and obesity, including complications such as cardiovascular disease, dysregulation of central and peripheral neurometabolism, liver disease, inflammation and metabolic dysregulation in cancer. This recruiting initiative aligns with the campus-wide focus of the Office of the Vice President for Research on health disparities and the Healthy Kentucky initiative.

Along with your application, please include a current CV, cover letter and research statement (attached under Specific Request 1) when submitting your application.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

N/A

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

No

Preferred Education/Experience

PhD, MD or equivalent

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.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * The College of Medicine seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, student, and colleague we encounter. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the College of Medicine values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * The College of Medicine recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within our college, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of these values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)
  3. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents