The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Kentucky is seeking a physician faculty member to teach students and residents of the Orthopaedic Spine Service, as well as provide care for the patients on this service.
The physician faculty will supervise medical students assigned to the Orthopaedic surgical service, as well as supervise and educate residents in the care of patients with spinal-related diagnosis. This position will also be responsible for establishing protocols and critically evaluating outcomes as related to spine patients, and will serve on applicable University and College of Medicine committees as assigned.
The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated ability in clinical teaching, as well as the ability to share responsibility for administration of the Spine program. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience.
Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and the position will be open until filled.
Ability to relate with internal and external constituencies of the Medical Center involved in related disciplines
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD degree or equivalent
Required Related Experience:
Completion of residency as well as fellowship training in orthopedic spine surgery
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Eligible for a license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky
Board-certified or board-eligible in Orthopaedic 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.
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.
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