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Associate or Professor and Division Chief of Endocrinology

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Associate or Professor and Division Chief of Endocrinology
Requisition Number FE01968
Working Title
Department Name 7H357:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - ENDOCRIN
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

MD Degree or Equivalent
Clinical Endocrinology Experience

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency and fellowship

Clinical physician experience and demonstrated qualifications in education and research.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Internal Medicine Board certified
Board eligible or board certified in Endocrinology

In current possession of, or eligible for, license to practice medicine in the state of KY

Job Summary

The Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky seeks candidates for the position of Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism. The Division is poised to achieve regional and national recognition in clinical care delivery and medical education with opportunity to build a robust research program focused on the care of medically complex patients. Our department benefits from serving an integral role in a vibrant and robust healthcare enterprise, UK Healthcare, which brings state-of-the-art facilities and technology to our Lexington, Kentucky campus as we move toward our goal of becoming a top 20 medical center. UK HealthCare ranks in the top quartile of academic medical centers with service volume per year of over 1 million outpatient visits and over 40,000 hospital discharges with an annual operating budget of approximately $2 billion. Lexington, Horse Capitol of the world, is located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky.

Responsibilities of the Chief include a combination of administrative, clinical, research and educational duties pertinent to background and experience. It is anticipated that the successful candidate will be appointed as an Associate or Full Professor. The Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism must lead our growing robust outpatient academic practice and promote the development of expertise in medical education, complex care, quality and safety, and health services research. Candidates should have excellent skills and experience in leadership, education and research to further advance the success of our clinical and academic programs.

We seek candidates who exemplify the Living DIReCT values of UK HealthCare Diversity, Innovation, Respect, Compassion, and Teamwork.

Please include a CV and cover letter along with application. In addition, please include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit letters from your references within the employment system.

Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants may direct questions to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Susan Smyth, at susan.smyth@uky.edu

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Additional training with a Masters degree in Public Health, Research, Education, Health Administration or Business is preferred

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: 2019-06-04 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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