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Associate Professor in Pediatrics

Associate Professor in Pediatrics

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/17/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Associate Professor in Pediatrics


Requisition Number
FE01818


Working Title

Department Name
7H670:Genetics & Metabolism


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

Completion of pediatric residency and fellowship for clinical and/or biochemical genetics



Required License/Registration/Certification

Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics

Eligible for or licensed to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky



Job Summary

The University of Kentucky seeks an Associate Professor in Lexington, KY to provide care services in the Pediatric Genetics/Metabolic division. This position requires an MD, DO or the foreign equivalent, completion of residency in Pediatrics and fellowship for clinical and/or biochemical genetics.

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. The hospital has more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery. The Division works with the Kentucky Department of Health, Division of Newborn Screening to provide follow up for biochemical disorders suspected on the basis of universal infant blood spot screening. Staff Members include physician, nurses, therapeutic dietitian, lab specialists, genetic counselors, staff coordinators and often physicians in training.

To apply, please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until filled.



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.