The division of Pediatric Surgery at the University of Kentucky is currently seeking a new faculty member at either an Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank. Our division has experienced an increased need for coverage of children’s surgical services, and due to recent collaborations with Cincinnati Children’s Hospital and Shriner’s, we only expect the service to continue to grow. In addition, the recent designation of Kentucky Children’s Hospital as a Level 1 Pediatric Surgery Center has resulted in increased need for coverage of children’s surgical services.
We are currently seeking a clinical based faculty member who will enhance clinical practice for the pediatric surgery service at the University of Kentucky Medical Center and the Kentucky Children's Hospital. The candidate must be committed to clinical care, instruction, and scholarly activity. This position will be responsible for providing direct patient care, serving as an attending physician for on and off-site locations, supervising students and residents assigned to the pediatric surgery service, and to serve on application University hospital and College of Medicine committees as assigned. The individual in this position is expected to provide, develop, and maintain clinical services as well as develop academic pursuits in the field.
Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD, DO or equivalent degree
Required Related Experience:
Completion of residency and fellowship training in pediatric surgery.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Eligible to obtain licensure through the Kentucky State Board of Medical Licensure
Board Eligible/Board Certified in Pediatric Surgery
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.
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