Employment Opportunities


Cancer Immunology and Immunotherapeutics

The Markey Cancer Center and the  Department of Microbiology,  Immunology  and Molecular Genetics at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine are jointly seeking exceptional candidates for several full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in cancer immunology at the assistant or associate professor level. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and/or M.D. and postdoctoral research experience in tumor immunology and/or cancer immunotherapy. Applicants with a proven record in research and extramural funding in clinical or translational cancer immunology and immunotherapy in humans or animal models are encouraged to apply. A competitive start-up package including faculty salary and research support will be provided and commensurate with experience.  A start date in early 2020 is anticipated.

The Markey Cancer Center is an NCI-designated cancer center on the medical campus of the University of Kentucky. Situated on a campus with all six health professions colleges in proximity to each other, the MCC is located within a vibrant and expanding research community with ample opportunity for inter- and intra-programmatic collaboration. (http://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/Markey/).

The Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics is located in the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center adjacent to the Markey Cancer Center. Members of the faculty are actively engaged in research in microbial pathogenesis, cell and molecular immunology, cellular and molecular genetics, and cancer cell biology (https://microbiology.med.uky.edu/).

Applications should include a curriculum vita, description of research interests and future directions. Applicants should also provide the names and addresses of at least three professional references. Applications will be reviewed as received and invitations to interview will be extended to competitive candidates. Applications should be submitted by email to: Donald Cohen, Ph.D. (Attn: Melissa Hollifield); University of Kentucky, College of Medicine; 800 Rose Street, Room MS409; Lexington, KY 40536-0298, Tel: (859)323-8967, FAX: (859) 257-8994, Email: melissa.hollifield@uky.edu.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, and all interested and qualified people.