Assistant or Associate Professor in Research, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

Assistant or Associate Professor in Research, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/5/2024
Laboratory and Research
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant or Associate Professor in Research, Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
7H045: Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education

PhD, MD or equivalent

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Barnstable Brown Diabetes Center at the University of Kentucky is seeking faculty candidates at the tenure-eligible or tenured ranks. Candidates should have an extramurally funded research program, or for early career candidates, high promise of securing extramural funding. The search is geared towards investigators with basic and/or translational research interests broadly related to diabetes and obesity, including complications such as cardiovascular disease, dysregulation of central and peripheral neurometabolism, liver disease, inflammation and metabolic dysregulation in cancer. This recruiting initiative aligns with the campus-wide focus of the Office of the Vice President for Research on health disparities and the Healthy Kentucky initiative.

Along with your application, please include a current CV, cover letter and research statement (attached under Specific Request 1) when submitting your application.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities


Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

PhD, MD or equivalent

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

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