Assistant Professor in Toxicology and Cancer Biology

  • UK HealthCare
  • Lexington, KY, USA
  • Jan 13, 2021

Job Description

The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology is recruiting an Assistant Professor who has expertise in epigenetics, redox biology, cell signaling pathways, and/or metabolisms. This position will focus 80% on research, 10% on teaching, 5% on service and 5% on professional development initially. After tenured the candidate will be expected to support themselves 30% with research grants. Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled. The Department of Toxicology and Cancer Biology, in the UKY College of Medicine, has a long history of being an outstanding basic science department that interfaces closely with the Markey Cancer Center. Positions in the department include state-of-the-art research space and facilities, strong institutional support and competitive salary and start-up packages. The Markey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated Cancer Center on the medical campus of the University of Kentucky. Situated on a campus with all six health profession colleges, the cancer center is located within a vibrant and expanding basic and clinical research community with ample opportunities for collaboration within and across its research programs (see for more information). The University of Kentucky is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region, one of the top ranked areas in the country for quality of life. Additional information regarding the Department and the University is found at (

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