University of Kentucky — Associate or Professor in Physician Assistant Studies

The Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Health Sciences (CHS) is currently seeking applications for a tenure-eligible Associate or Professor Faculty position. We invite you to seize the opportunity to pursue your research agenda in a multidisciplinary setting, as well as mentor a robust research portfolio for faculty in the Division of Physician Assistant Studies.

The successful candidate must have a record of extramural funding. Additional duties will include engaging in scholarly activity through ongoing, robust extramural grant funding opportunities. Additional duties include teaching and advising Physician Assistant students, and the faculty member will assume an active role in the CHS Physician Assistant Studies Program by participating in service across the division, department, and college levels.

We welcome applicants who are scholars and practitioners with earned doctorates in health services research, medicine, psychology, sociology, or other relevant fields. Rank, tenure status and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified applicants in all areas of expertise will be considered, but preference will be given to those with expertise in funded research.

Candidates should apply via the UK Jobs site here: with a curriculum vita, letter of interest, and a statement on research (upload under Specific Request 1). Questions should be directed to the search committee chair, DeShana Collett, Ph.D., PA-C, College of Health Sciences, Division of Physician Assistant Studies, 900 S. Limestone Street, Wethington Building Room 205C, Lexington, KY 40536-0200, or by email

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants must undergo a national background check and pre-employment drug screen, as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

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.