Assistant Professor Position

Phyllis Wise sestus at aging.coa.uky.edu
Mon Nov 4 21:44:43 EST 1996


                        POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

                        ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
                        MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF AGING


The Department of Physiology and the Sanders Brown Center on Aging at the
University of Kentucky College of Medicine invite applications for a
tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level.  We seek an
individual who will establish a strong research program that emphasizes the
use of molecular biological approaches to study age-related changes in
physiological functions and who will participate in our teaching program.
Special consideration will be given to candidates who complement existing
strengths in the center on aging including the study of Alzheimer's disease
and/or mechanisms of oxidative damage, neuron-glia interactions and/or
neuronal plasticity.  Candidates with training in other molecular and
cellular aspects of aging will also be considered.  Interactions with
faculty within the College of Medicine, School of Biological Sciences, and
the Markey Cancer Center provide a particularly stimulating research
environment.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. degree and at least three years of
postdoctoral experience.  Interested individuals should send a curriculum
vitae, a detailed statement of past experience, future research plans, and 3
letters of reference to:  Dr. Phyllis M. Wise, Chair, Department of
Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
40536-0084.  Review of applications will begin on December 20, 1996.
        
Women and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.  The University of
Kentucky is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.




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