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Assistant Professor

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/18/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant Professor

Requisition Number

Working Title
Assistant Professor

Department Name
7H700:Dept of Pharmacology & Nutritional Scien

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education

PhD (preferably in Pharmacology) or a PharmD

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Department of Pharmacology and Nutritional Sciences invites applications for a 12-month, full-time, tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Special Title Series. Responsibilities include teaching pharmacology to medical, dental and/or graduate PhD Students. Teaching in our undergraduate minor in pharmacology, which has grown significantly since inception, is also an expectation. Candidates may also be expected to serve as course directors, to develop new course content or offerings and to assist with recruitment and participate in student mentoring. In addition to teaching, scholarship in biomedical research and/or biomedical education is a requirement for all tenure-eligible faculty as is service.

Please include a current CV and cover letter when submitting your application.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Candidates must possess a PhD (preferably in Pharmacology) or a PharmD. Experience teaching at the university level is preferred as is experience conducting translational research with evidence of publications in peer-reviewed journals.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

PhD in Pharmacology

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

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.