1+ months

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics
Requisition Number FE01983
Working Title
Department Name 7H400:Microbiology, Immunology & Molecular Gen
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

MD, MD and PhD, or MD and other appropriate terminal degree or equivalent.

Required Related Experience

Post-graduate training with a commitment to research, and board certified in Infectious Diseases.

Special requirements include collegiate teaching experience at the undergraduate, graduate, and/or professional levels, strong publication record, and demonstrated potential for obtaining extramural funding.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics is seeking a Clinician Scientist to collaborate with clinical departments. This position will work part time as a clinician and with a significant amount of effort towards researcher. The goal is to bolster clinical research in the College of Medicine and in particular in the area of infectious diseases research.

The responsibilities of the person in this position is to build an independent and internationally recognized research program in infectious diseases in collaboration with the Division of Infectious Diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Otolaryngology- Head & Neck Surgery, and Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics. This person will also perform clinical duties within the Division of Infectious Diseases. It is expected that the faculty member will develop a strong track record of high quality principal author publications in peer reviewed journals as well as a sustained funding record from federal and private major funding agencies. Excellence in teaching is expected both in the classroom and in training students, residents, and fellows.

To apply, please include a CV and cover letter. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
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.


Posted: 2019-06-11 Expires: 2019-09-11

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University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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