Assistant Professor Position in Cancer Research

Location
Lexington, Kentucky (US)
Salary
Commensurate with Experience
Posted
October 08 2019
Organization Type
Academia

Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology Faculty

Assistant Professor Position in Cancer Research

The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications for one tenure-track Assistant Professor position in cancer research. We are especially interested in candidates whose research program focuses on redox biology and cancer. Candidates applying for the Assistant Professor position should have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and have at least three years of postdoctoral experience in cancer biology or a relevant field, with a strong record of quality scholarly activity and clear potential to secure extramural funding for their research program.

The following application materials are needed: 

(1) A cover letter addressing to the Faculty Search Committee, Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, University of Kentucky College of Medicine;

(2) An updated Curriculum Vitae;

(3) A two to three page description of research plans;

(4) A statement of teaching philosophy;

(5) Three key recent representative publications;

(6) Names and contact information for at least three references. 

Interested applicants please submit above application materials using the University of Kentucky on-line job application link at http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/213688. The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications in December 2019. The search will remain open until the position is filled.

The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, in the UKY College of Medicine, has a long history of being an outstanding basic science department that interfaces closely with the Markey Cancer Center.  Position in the department include state-of-the-art research space and facilities, strong institutional support and competitive salary and start-up packages.  The Markey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Cancer Center on the medical campus of the University of Kentucky. Situated on a campus with all six health profession colleges, the cancer center is located within a vibrant and expanding basic and clinical research community with ample opportunities for collaboration within and across its research programs (see https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/markey-cancer-center/research for more information).

The University of Kentucky is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, one of the top ranked areas in the country for quality of life. Additional information regarding the Department and the University is found at (https://toxicology.med.uky.edu/).

The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.

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