Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Cardiology - PhD Basic Scientist

Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Cardiology - PhD Basic Scientist

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/2/2024
Laboratory and Research
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Cardiology - PhD Basic Scientist

Requisition Number

Working Title
Cardiovascular PhD Basic Scientist

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education

Ph.D., M.D., or M.D/Ph.D. in an area related to cardiology

Required Related Experience

Qualifications include a strong and protracted publication record and expertise in cardiovascular research that has translational potential

Required License/Registration/Certification

Ph.D. – None
M.D. – KY Medical License, Board certified in Internal Medicine,
Board eligible or board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine is a renowned location with prominent research programs and teaching. The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine supports the three missions of clinical care, research, and education. Research focuses on translational areas that integrate basic and clinical science. Educational activities include training of residents and fellows and leading courses for medical students.

The Division of Cardiovascular Medicine is currently seeking a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank. The current position is available for faculty with potential for translational research. The successful candidate will be appointed in the Department of Internal Medicine. We invite applications from scientists with Ph.D., M.D., or M.D/Ph.D. degrees who will be expected to establish an independent, extramurally funded research program in an area relevant to cardiovascular care and that complements existing activities within the division. Recruited faculty will be expected to establish an innovative, independent and collaborative research program addressing significant and fundamental questions. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

The University of Kentucky seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

Interested candidates must send a 1. curriculum vitae; 2. cover letter; 3. statement of current and proposed research plan (two pages maximum attach as Specific Request 1); 4. a teaching statement and a statement of contributions to diversity (attach as Specific Request 2), as well as contact information for only three professional work references.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

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.