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Department Chair, Health and Clinical Sciences

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Department Chair, Health and Clinical Sciences
Requisition Number FE01870
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education

An earned doctoral degree

Required Related Experience

A record of accomplishments in education, research, and extramural funding, and national and international reputations at a level commensurate with earning tenure at the rank of Associate Professor, or Professor.

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The University of Kentucky invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair in the newly created Department of Health and Clinical Sciences in the College of Health Sciences. The position would be equivalent to 30-49% of distribution of effort being dedicated to administration, with the additional effort used for faculty responsibilities. The chair is responsible for the overall direction and administrative leadership for educational, research, and engagement activities, as well as for the management of human resources and budgetary and fiscal resources. This position reports directly to the Dean and is an integral part of the colleges administration.

Applicants must have an appointment in a full-time College faculty line, or must be a candidate applying to one of the open faculty positions in the College of Health Sciences. Current open faculty positions may be found here: https://www.uky.edu/chs/faculty-positions. In addition, qualified applicants must have an earned doctorate in an appropriate field of study, a record of accomplishments in education, research, and extramural funding, and national and international reputations at a level commensurate with earning tenure at the rank of Associate Professor, or Professor.

Additional information about the departments and degree programs are available at: https://www.uky.edu/chs/academic-programs

The position comes with a competitive salary, as well as a generous benefits package. Applications will be reviewed beginning March 15, 2019, and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit an application, and include a current Curriculum Vitae and letter summarizing relevant experiences in leadership, administration, education, and research.

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.

Posted: 2019-05-02 Expires: 2019-09-09

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UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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