Assistant, Associate or Professor-regular title series

Assistant, Associate or Professor-regular title series

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/26/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant, Associate or Professor-regular title series

Requisition Number

Working Title
Translational Neuroscience/ Vascular Cognitive Impairment

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education

PhD, MD/DO, MD/PhD or equivalent degree

Required Related Experience

Post-doctoral experience

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The University of Kentucky invites applications for a full-time tenure-track open-rank faculty position in the area of translational neuroscience/ vascular cognitive impairment. We seek a collaborative neuroscientist with expertise in vascular contributions to cognitive impairment and dementia and who focuses on development of novel biomarkers and therapeutic approaches for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias. Research interests on fundamental mechanisms of cerebrovascular small vessel disease in animal models of neurodegenerative disorders, development and use of fluid biomarkers to measure neurodegenerative disease progression, target engagement, analytic stratification, and/or biological responses to a therapeutic intervention would fit particularly well into our research team.

Along with application. applicants must include the following documents:
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum Vita
  • Statement describing current & future research plans, teaching and service (Specific Request 1).
  • Statement of describing contributions to diversity and inclusivity (Specific Request 2).
  • Names and contact information for three references (Specific Request 3).

Applications will be reviewed as received. This position will remain open until fille

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Fluid biomarkers, neuropathology, animal models, microvascular contributions to dementia/ record of scholarly activity/ communication skills/ technical expertise/ record of collaboration.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Candidates ideally will have external funding to support their research program

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.