Center for Health Equity Transformation Join CHET Job Openings Careers An Equal Opportunity University The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing opportunities to people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, age, veteran status, or physical or mental disability. Read More Careers in the Center for Health Equity Transformation Open-rank, Tenure-Track Regular Title Series Faculty Position, University of Kentucky’s Center for Health Equity Transformation We are seeking assistant, associate, or full professors for tenure track, regular title series, full time (12 month) positions in the Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET) in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky. We seek health equity researchers with a dynamic, productive research agenda that aims to eliminate inequities in cancer, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity, neurological conditions, substance use, or other health conditions. CHET is a transdisciplinary research center focused on developing the most innovative and impactful research and training portfolio. The department of behavioral science is a highly productive, collegial, and collaborative basic science research and training department in the College of Medicine. The ideal candidate will have NIH-funded research or a 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/or others. Special emphasis is placed on intervention, dissemination, and implementation scientists. All career stages are welcome to apply on the UK Jobs website under requisition FE03189 at https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/421217. Review of applications will begin on October 17, 2022 and continue until the position is filled. CHET Regular Title Series Position Description Open Rank Tenure Track Regular Title Series Faculty Position, Dept. of Behavioral Science, UK College of Medicine We are seeking applicants for a tenure track, open rank Regular Title Series, full time (12 month) position in the Department of Behavioral Science in the College of Medicine at the University of Kentucky. We seek individuals with a dynamic, productive research agenda that focuses on substance use/substance use disorder using behavioral science research methods. The ideal candidate will be an early-career applicant (e.g., Assistant Professor level) with NIH-funded research or a strong promise of such funding; maintain a focus on substance use/substance use disorder; aspire to engage in research mentorship; and contribute to a vibrant environment of scholars across campus. The Department of Behavioral Science is a highly productive, collegial, and collaborative basic science research and training department in the College of Medicine. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. An attractive start up package, premium and contiguous space, and excellent benefits will be provided. The University of Kentucky is in the beautiful, diverse, progressive, and accessible city of Lexington, which offers affordability and high quality of life. Further detail about the position is available here. To apply, please use this link: https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/433971 Application review will begin January 30, 2023 and will continue until the appropriate candidate is identified. For more information, please contact: William Stoops, Substance Use Disorder Faculty Position Search Chair, firstname.lastname@example.org Note: This position is not housed within CHET, but applicants who pursue health equity-related research may be invited to be affiliated with the Center. Many current CHET faculty have their academic appointment within the Dept. of Behavioral Science. Please Note The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco and Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this 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 screening.