Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

University of Kentucky

  • Academic Faculty - Non Tenure
  • Academic Faculty - Tenured
Job Type/Arrangement:
  • Full Time

The department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine ( is recruiting PhD, MD, or MD/PhD scientists to fill tenure-track open rank faculty positions in the area of Virology.

We seek scientists who will pursue a research program in viral immunology, virus-host interactions, viral pathogenesis, or related areas in virology relevant to human disease. Ideal applicants are scientists using state-of-the-art approaches that combine genomics, cell biology, genetics, bioinformatics, biochemistry and in vitro or in vivo models of infection. Successful candidates will have track records of creativity and productivity, a desire to integrate into our growing community of collaborative researchers, and a dedication to our values of diversity. Candidates will be expected to build and maintain a high quality, extramurally funded research program; contribute to our teaching mission; mentor doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows; and provide service to the University and academic community at a level commensurate with his/her career stage.

Assistant, Associate or Professor in Microbiology, Immunology, and Molecular Genetics - FE02717 – 51048669 -

Application process

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of research focus and teaching philosophy, and three letters of reference. Applications will be reviewed as they are received and will continue until the position are filled. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a national background check as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

Education Requirement:
Ph.D., M.D. or M.D./Ph.D.
Main Campus
Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry
741 S. Limestone St.
Lexington , KY 40536-0509
Rebecca Dutch, Ph.D.