Department Name: 7H361:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - INFECTIO
As a result of remarkable clinical, teaching, and research growth, the University of Kentucky is currently seeking faculty candidates to expand the Division of Infectious Diseases within the Department of Internal Medicine. Qualified candidates must be board certified/board eligible in Infectious Diseases and have strong teaching and clinical skills. Candidates will be responsible for attending UK HealthCare inpatient consult services and ambulatory services for a wide variety of illnesses, such as HIV/AIDS, and bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic infections. Opportunities are available to engage in innovative projects related to the care of vulnerable patient populations including those affected by the opiate crisis.
UK HealthCare is located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Lexington and is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance we strive to provide for all our employees. Lexington, KY is consistently ranked nationally in the top sectors for Business and Careers (Forbes), Young Professionals (Kiplinger), and Education (Parenting).
The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Questions regarding the position may be directed to Alice Thornton, MD, Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases at firstname.lastname@example.org or to Susie Bishop, Division Administrator at email@example.com.
Please include a current curriculum vita and cover letter along with application. Salary and academic rank are competitive and commensurate with experience.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD /DO or equivalent
Required Related Experience:
Completion of ACGME accredited Infectious Diseases fellowship
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Eligible for KY Medical license; Board Certified in Internal Medicine; Eligible for Infectious Diseases Board Certification
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.