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Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Pediatric Gastroenterology
Requisition Number FE02859
Working Title
Department Name 7H656:PEDIATRICS - GASTROENTEROLOGY
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
Minimum residency training 
Required License/Registration/Certification
Eligible for or licensed to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky 
 
Eligible for certification, or certified by, the American Board of Pediatrics and sub-board of Pediatric GI
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky is seeking a faculty member to provide pediatric cardiology services at the University of Kentucky Medical Center, Kentucky Children’s Hospital, and the department of Pediatrics. This position will be responsible for providing clinical services in the clinics, inpatient service, and the on-call service. In addition, this position will provide teaching services to the Department’s courses and with resident training. 
 
The faculty member will also collaborate on research activities for clinical projects and care reports, as well as participate in professional development activities such as regional, state, and national meetings. 
 
The Kentucky Children’s Hospital has Eastern and Central Kentucky’s only Level I pediatric trauma center, Level IV newborn (neonatal) intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. In addition, this facility houses more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery.  
 
To apply, please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Rank will be determined based on qualifications for the position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until filled.

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? 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: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-12-30

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