Tenured Track Faculty Position Opening

The Department of Behavioral Science, located within the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky, is seeking applicants for an established Assistant Professor full-time, tenure-track position. The successful candidate must have completed an advanced degree (e.g., Ph.D.) and strong administrative and communication skills with professional colleagues and students. We are interested in a person to carry out research on cultural and social factors in mental health, health disparities, and communities including interventions. In addition, the candidate would be expected to contribute to the Department’s teaching mission. The Department of Behavioral Science is a multidisciplinary, basic science department within the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky with a strong tradition of collaboration among clinical departments and other substance abuse programs on campus, including Anthropology, Sociology, College of Public Health, College of Nursing, Psychiatry, Psychology and the Centers for Prevention Research, Drug Abuse Research Translation, and Drug and Alcohol Research. The University is located in Central Kentucky’s beautiful Bluegrass region, an area known for its quality of life. Lexington is a growing community of approximately 330,000 with excellent schools, diverse business and industry, excellent recreational opportunities, and a variety of cultural events. Information about the Department of Behavioral Science is available at http://behavioralscience.med.uky.edu. Additional information can be obtained by e-mail from Sharon Walsh, sharon.walsh@uky.edu. Interested applicants should submit a current curriculum vitae, a letter of application outlining their research and interest in the position, and three letters of recommendation to: Dr. Sharon Walsh, Chair Search Committee, Department of Behavioral Science, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, 845 Angliana Avenue, Lexington, KY 40508, (859) 257-6485. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. All applicants will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a pre-employment national background check as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.