The Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center (SCoBIRC; https://scobirc.med.uky.edu) in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor. The successful applicant will be expected to develop and maintain an extramurally funded neurotrauma-focused research program that complements and extends the current expertise within the Center.
As a part of the long-standing commitment of the University and the Commonwealth of Kentucky to translationally oriented traumatic brain and spinal cord injury research, SCoBIRC offers a wealth of resources for neurotrauma research. Competitive startup funding, salary support, and state of the art facilities are available. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D and a track record of ongoing research in neuroscience and injury-related disciplines.
The University of Kentucky has an enrollment of approximately 30,000 students on a residential campus located in Lexington, a metropolitan area with a population of over 300,000. Lexington boasts an internationally acclaimed cultural landscape and rates among the top 10 most educated cities in the nation (according to the U.S. Census), top 5 cities for young professionals (Kiplinger), top 3 mid-sized cities for lowest cost of living (KPMG LLP), and top 5 cities to raise a family (Forbes). More information on Lexington is available at http://www.visitlex.com.
Interested individuals should submit a curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names of three references to the UK Jobs site here: http://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/201552
Applicant questions may be directed to Joe E. Springer, PhD, Director, Spinal Cord & Brain Injury Research Center, University of Kentucky Medical Center, B483 Biomedical & Biological Sciences Research Building, Lexington, KY 40536-0509; email: email@example.com.
Applications will be reviewed beginning November 1st, 2018 and the search will remain open until the position is filled.
The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.