Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Behavioral Science
Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, KY
Job Schedule: Full-time
Published In: Diverse: Issues in Higher Education
Published On: 07/10/2018

Posting Details
Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor in Behavioral Science
Requisition Number FE01490
Working Title
Department Name 7H150:BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education Ph.D. or equivalent in Behavioral Sciences, Public Health, Social Sciences, Communication, Health Services Research, Bioinformatics, Health Sciences, or other related fields.
Required Related Experience The successful candidate must have demonstrated research experience in the fields of cancer, CVD , diabetes/obesity or substance abuse.
Required License/Registration/Certification None
Job Summary The University of Kentucky is seeking an Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor for a tenure track, full time (12 month) position in the newly established UK Center for Health Equity Transformation in the College of Medicine. We seek health equity researchers with a dynamic, productive agenda to eliminate inequities in cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, substance abuse, or other health conditions.
The UK Center for Health Equity Transformation is a transdisciplinary research Center focused on developing the most innovative and impactful research and training portfolio. This position is part of a university-college-wide interdisciplinary cluster hire in health equity. The ideal candidate will have NIH -funded research or a very strong promise of such funding; maintain a focus on rural, racial/ethnic, and other vulnerable populations; aspire to engage in research mentorship, and contribute to a vibrant environment of scholars from the behavioral sciences, public health, social sciences, communication, health services research, biomedical informatics, health sciences (nursing, medicine, nutrition, etc.), and others. Special emphasis is placed on intervention, dissemination, and implementation scientists. All career stages are welcome. Attractive start up package, premium and contiguous space, and excellent benefits will be provided.
Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled. Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Letters of reference will be requested from semi-finalists within the employment system.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Research productivity and excellence, training and education capacity; leadership skills; collaborative orientation.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience Training and experience in intervention, dissemination, and implementation science and health equity is strongly desired.
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.

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