Department Name: 7H951:PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHAB - RESEARCH DIV
The Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at the University of Kentucky (https://pmr.med.uky.edu/) located in Lexington, KY is seeking a Vice Chair of Research (M.D./D.O. and/or PhD.) with experience in research related to the discipline of PM&R. The successful individual will be expected to develop a strategic plan to grow our research program in size and scope, facilitate the research education/participation of clinical faculty and residents, and contribute to the growing translational research platform of the University of Kentucky. Responsibilities will include conducting independent, externally funded research, administrative oversight of the research program, research mentoring, and participating in departmental, college and university service. It is preferred but not required that the applicant have experience in neurorehabilitation (spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and/or stroke), and/or more general PM&R such as cancer, musculoskeletal, and rehab outcomes. Priority will be placed on research strengths that complement existing priorities across the University of Kentucky. Depending on the research profile, an affiliated appointment in other colleges is possible. The University of Kentucky inspires and supports discovery, creativity and research innovation across all disciplines. For more information, visit https://www.research.uky.edu/.
The applicants for this key position must be renowned in physical medicine and rehabilitation with a strong research reputation, ready to assume a leadership role, and have the skills needed to develop a nationally recognized research program. Program support includes multiple endowments for research faculty.
Academic appointment will be commensurate with credentials and experience. We offer a competitive salary and full benefits package, including a relocation stipend, malpractice, generous CME allowance, retirement plan, and more. Qualified candidates should have experience in, or be able to demonstrate a commitment to, working with diverse populations and/or in a culturally diverse work and educational environment. Lexington, KY known as the Horse Capital of the World is renowned for its beautiful horse farms with rolling pastures. It offers a low cost of living, nationally recognized public and private schools and colleges and a multitude of cultural, recreational, shopping, professional/collegiate sports venues and activities for the outdoor enthusiast.
Please include a CV, cover letter, and a two-page research statement (upload under Specific Request 1). In addition, please include the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters within the employment system.
Applications will be reviewed immediately, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted by April 30, 2019 to receive full consideration.
Informal inquiries can be addressed to:
Susan McDowell, MD Janet Galloway Carter Endowed Chairperson Associate Professor Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation University of Kentucky firstname.lastname@example.org
The applicants for this key position must be renowned in physical medicine and rehabilitation with a strong research reputation, ready to assume a leadership role, and have the skills needed to develop a nationally recognized research program.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD/PhD, DO/PhD or PhD degree.
Required Related Experience:
Experience in research related to the discipline of PM&R
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Preferred experience in neurorehabilitation (spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, and/or stroke), and/or more general Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation such as cancer, musculoskeletal, and rehab outcomes. Priority will be placed on research strengths that complement existing priorities across the University of Kentucky.
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.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.