Academic Geriatrician/General Internal Medicine

Academic Geriatrician/General Internal Medicine

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/2/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Academic Geriatrician/General Internal Medicine

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education

MD or MD/PhD degree

Required Related Experience

Residency Training as well as experience as a clinical physician
Must have outstanding clinical and communication skills

Must possess a strong interest in clinical research activities related to dementia

Required License/Registration/Certification

Board certification in Internal Medicine

Licensed to practice medicine in the Commonwealth of Kentucky

Job Summary

The Sanders-Brown Center on Aging (SBCoA) and the Division of Internal Medicine at University of Kentucky (UK) in Lexington KY are seeking a full-time academic Geriatrician for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants should be board certified or board eligible in Internal Medicine and have demonstrated clinical and research skills. This academic appointment offers an opportunity to provide clinical care in a cooperative and collegial team environment at UK Healthcare while also participating in clinical research activities in the SBCoA and its long-standing NIA-funded Alzheimer’s Disease Research Center (ADRC). The position will have 50% protected time for pursuit of collaborative clinical research activities that include numerous clinical trials for Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias and observational studies in longitudinal cohorts such as the ADRC and MarkVCID. Clinical service will focus on the clinical care of older adults in the ambulatory care setting. The successful candidate will have demonstrated commitment to interprofessional practice, cultural competence, quality improvement with a proven ability to provide high quality primary, specialty, and consultative care. Candidate must use a person-centered approach that embraces an understanding of personal goals, equity, inclusion, and holistic care.

Application Requirements
· Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated CV

· Cover Letter

· Statement of Research Interests (Specific Request 1)

· Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (Specific Request 2)

· Contact Information for 3 individuals who can serve as References

Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

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.