The Department of Urology at the University of Kentucky (UK) is currently recruiting a research faculty member with a PhD, MD or MD/PhD for a tenure-track Associate, or Professor Position. The successful candidate will have a recognized focus on Urologic Oncology. The primary appointments will be in the Department of Urology and the NCI designated, Markey Cancer Center. Collaboration with members of our vibrant multidisciplinary Prostate Cancer team, as well as broadly with investigators within the Markey Cancer Center and basic science and clinical departments will be encouraged. Dual appointment with appropriate basic science or clinical Departments will be considered.
Applicants are expected to have a track record of federal funding. Upon arrival to UK, the faculty member will be expected to conduct innovative, rigorous, grant-funded research and engage in scholarly activities (peer-reviewed publications, presentations, etc.). The position will also support the broader research effort within the College of Medicine and UK. The faculty member in this position will support the College's mission and goals to increase research efforts, assist faculty and residents in developing research protocol in the college and provide mentoring support of faculty and residents' research efforts.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Stephen Strup, Chair, Department of Urology, email@example.com.
To apply, please include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters from your contacts. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
The University of Kentucky serves as both a tertiary care center for patients with complex Urology illnesses and also as a local/regional referral center for patients within our community and surrounding areas. This position is necessary to provide teaching and training Urology residents/medical students. Salary and research space will be commensurate with rank and level of funding.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
PhD, MD or MD/PhD
Required Related Experience:
Established track record of federal funding
Required License/Registration/Certification :
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.
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.