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Assistant, Associate or Professor, Medical Oncology

Assistant, Associate or Professor, Medical Oncology

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 2/1/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant, Associate or Professor, Medical Oncology


Requisition Number
FE02545


Working Title
Academic Medical Oncologist


Department Name
7H367:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS-MED ONC


Work Location
Lexington, KY


Type of Position
Faculty


Position Time Status
Full-Time


Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track


Required Education

MD or Equivalent



Required Related Experience

Completion of residency and fellowship training in specialty



Required License/Registration/Certification

Board certification in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Radiation Oncology, and/or Neuro-Oncology, and an unrestricted state medical license.



Job Summary

The Markey Cancer Center at UK Healthcare is seeking an academic medical oncologist (an exceptional established assistant, associate or professor) who is a recognized national leader in the diagnosis and treatment of GI cancers with an active clinical practice. External funding and skills and expertise in cancer genomics and/or precision medicine is strongly preferred. The faculty member will maintain a clinical practice and have a key leadership role in programmatic growth, expansion of MCC’s clinical trials program, and development of translational research in coordination with the three MCC Research Programs: Cancer Prevention and Control (CP), Molecular and Cellular Oncology (MCO), and Translational Oncology (TO). There is a competitive start-up package, including an endowed chair. 

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






Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

• Established record of accomplishment in investigator-initiated, patient-oriented interventional cancer research.
• Strong leadership skills; preference will be given to candidates that have significant leadership expertise within an NCI-designated Cancer Center.
• Effective supervisory skills, including clinical mentoring and coaching expertise.
• Advocate for organizational values and commitment to gender equity and diversity.
• Personal characteristics of integrity, maturity, collegiality, and honesty aligned with the Mission and Values of the University of Kentucky.



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.