Assistant Professor

  • University of Kentucky
  • Lexington, KY
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Psychology

Job Description

 Requisition Number: FE03093

Working Title
Special Title Series

Department Name: 7H150:BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE

Work Location: Lexington, KY

Type of Position: Faculty

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education: Ph.D. or Equivalent

Required Related Experience: Demonstrated Excellence as a medical educator (seminar and lecture). Strong administrative and communication skills with professional colleagues and students. Sufficient breadth of medical behavioral science knowledge to teach courses to medical and other health profession students. Experience in developing and evaluating medical behavioral science curricula. Capacity for making scholarly or creative contributions in the area of curriculum development and evaluation.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

Appointment at the Assistant Professor rank will require:
1. An earned doctoral degree
2. Indication of excellence as a seminar leader and lecturer with medical and other health professional students
3. Evidence of strong communication and administrative skills
4. Excellent background and training in medical student education
5. Evidence of experience in curriculum development and evaluation with medical student courses
6. Evidence of potential for making scholarly or creative contributions in the area of medical curriculum development and evaluation

Please include a current CV and cover letter when submitting your application.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: No

Preferred Education/Experience

Terminal degree

Open Until Filled

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.

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