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Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Ophthalmology & Visual Science
Requisition Number FE01640
Working Title Retinal Specialist
Department Name 7H854:OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education

MD

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Ophthalmology and Fellowship in surgical retina subspecialty

Required License/Registration/Certification

Board certified or board eligible in Ophthalmology.

Current license to practice medicine in state of Kentucky, or eligibility to obtain license prior to appointment.

Job Summary

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine is seeking a board certified or board eligible Ophthalmologist with experience in the subspecialty of Retinal & Vitreous Eye Disease to meet the medical and academic needs of the department. The successful candidate will join a group of physicians that are committed to excellence in clinical care, instruction, scholarly activity and professional development in a robust and growing practice across eastern and southeastern Kentucky.

The primary responsibility of the individual in this position is to enhance the clinical practice of the Department of Ophthalmology. This person will be responsible for providing direct patient care, serving as an attending physician, and supervise fellows, residents and students. The individual in this position is expected to provide, develop and maintain clinical services as well as develop academic pursuits. A large endowment exists to support those with a research interest in macular degeneration.

Please include an updated CV and cover letter when applying to this position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants may contact Andrew Pearson, MD at 859-323-5868 or via email apear1@uky.edu to discuss the position further.

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: 2019-10-09

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