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Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Infectious Disease

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Infectious Disease
Requisition Number FE01851
Working Title Clinical Faculty in Infectious Diseases
Department Name 7H361:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - INFECTIO
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

MD /DO or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of ACGME accredited Infectious Diseases fellowship

Required License/Registration/Certification

Eligible for KY Medical license;
Board Certified in Internal Medicine; Eligible for Infectious Diseases Board Certification

Job Summary

As a result of remarkable clinical, teaching, and research growth, the University of Kentucky is currently seeking faculty candidates to expand the Division of Infectious Diseases within the Department of Internal Medicine. Qualified candidates must be board certified/board eligible in Infectious Diseases and have strong teaching and clinical skills. Candidates will be responsible for attending UK HealthCare inpatient consult services and ambulatory services for a wide variety of illnesses, such as HIV/AIDS, and bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic infections. Opportunities are available to engage in innovative projects related to the care of vulnerable patient populations including those affected by the opiate crisis.

UK HealthCare is located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Lexington and is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance we strive to provide for all our employees. Lexington, KY is consistently ranked nationally in the top sectors for Business and Careers (Forbes), Young Professionals (Kiplinger), and Education (Parenting).

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Alice Thornton, MD, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases at thornton@uky.edu or to Susie Bishop, Division Administrator at susan.bishop@uky.edu.

Please include a current curriculum vita and cover letter along with application. Salary and academic rank are competitive and commensurate with experience.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
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: 2019-05-02 Expires: 2019-09-09

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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