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Albert G. Clay Endowed Chair in Equine Reproduction

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Albert G. Clay Endowed Chair in Equine Reproduction
Requisition Number FE02802
Working Title
Department Name 81140:Veterinary Science
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
Ph.D., DVM/VMD or its equivalent
Required Related Experience
Accomplishment through publications, student success, and extramural funding in the field of equine reproductive biology.
Required License/Registration/Certification
DVM/VMD or its equivalent
Job Summary
The position focus is the development of a scholarly program that advances the knowledge and understanding of equine reproductive health as related to biology, physiology, endocrinology, pathology, immunology, and/or genetics. As a member of the Graduate Faculty, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in the training of graduate students and post-doctoral fellows. There is an expectation to publish peer-reviewed research in leading journals as a lead, collaborating, as well as sole author and secure extramural funding to advance the position’s scope and reach.

Complete the Employment Application and upload the required documents. In your uploaded document please begin with a letter of interest (Cover Letter) that outlines your approach to the positions qualifications, effort responsibilities, and vision for innovative and impactful programs that address existing and emerging issues for a diverse and inclusive community.  This letter is followed by the name, address, email, and phone numbers/webpage for at least three references for whom references letters can be sought for use in the faculty appointment process and career curriculum vita.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and will continue until position is filled. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2022.

Questions and/or nominations should be sent to Dr. Lutz Goehring, Albert G. Clay Search Committee Chair, 108 Gluck Equine Research Center, Department of Veterinary Science, College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40546-0099 or via email to l.goehring@uky.edu. 

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Internationally recognized board certification (ACT, ECAR, ANZCVS-Animal Reproduction Chapter, etc.) 
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: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-12-30

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