Assistant/Associate Professor in Neuroscience
University of Kentucky Department of Neuroscience
United States

Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Neuroscience



Job Title               Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Neuroscience

Requisition Number       FE01944

Working Title    

Department Name          7H100:Department of Neuroscience

Work Location   Lexington, KY

Type of Position               Faculty

Position Time Status       Full-Time

Tenure Track Status        Tenure Track

Required Education       


Qualified candidates should have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in neuroscience, anatomy, or related field.

Required Related Experience    


Qualified candidates should have classroom experience in teaching anatomical sciences or neuroscience, with a strong record of scholarly activity. Candidates applying for appointment at the rank of Associate or Full Professor should also be nationally or internationally recognized scholars.

Required License/Registration/Certification       



Job Summary    


The Department of Neuroscience in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Professor. This is primarily a teaching position, and the successful candidate will be expected to contribute substantially to teaching two large undergraduate courses each semester. In addition, this position will be expected to actively develop an educational pedagogy that involves state of the art and innovative learning formats, participate in teaching of other undergraduate level courses as needed, and to coordinate undergraduate teaching and advising efforts in the Department.


Application materials should include: 1) a cover letter addressed to Bret N. Smith, PhD, Professor and Chair, Department of Neuroscience, University of Kentucky College of Medicine; 2) curriculum vitae; 3) a statement of teaching interests (upload under Specific Request 1); 4) a one page statement of educational research interests (upload under Specific Request 2). Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application.


Questions regarding the position may be emailed to Ms. Avalon Sandoval ( The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications immediately; the search will remain open 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.

Posting Specific Questions


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    * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?

        The Chronicle of Higher Education (Diverse Issues in Higher Education) (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)

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        None of the Above

    * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.


    (Open Ended Question)


Applicant Documents

Required Documents


    Cover Letter

    Curriculum Vita

    Specific Request 1

    Specific Request 2

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