Assistant, Associate or Professor of Gastroenterology

University of Kentucky

United States

January 20, 2022

Description

Posting Details Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor of Gastroenterology

Requisition Number FE02872 Working Title Department Name 7H358:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - GASTROEN Work Location Lexington, KY Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Full-Time Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track Required Education

MD degree or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of fellowship training in Gastroenterology or equivalent

Required License/Registration/Certification

Ky Medical License within 30 days of appointment

Job Summary

The Department of Internal Medicine is seeking an attending physician at the Assistant Professor level for digestive diseases. Duties include, but are not limited to:

Participation in the Clinical Gastroenterology Programs within the Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition at the University of Kentucky. Serve as an Attending and/or Consulting Physician at the UK HealthCare Hospitals. Patient care responsibilities will include general and advanced gastroenterology services at UK HealthCare and possibly other outreach clinics. Provide teaching and supervision of residents and medical students in all clinical settings (inpatient, outpatient, and clinical research subjects). Will be an active participant in postgraduate education/CME efforts. Serve on appropriate Division, Department, University, Hospital and College committees. Participation in Continuing Education Programs at the College of Medicine.

Please include a CV along with application.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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.

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  • The College of Medicine recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within our college, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of these values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • The College of Medicine seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, student, and colleague we encounter. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the College of Medicine values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
  • Yes
  • No
  • Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment, must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated. I understand that I will be obligated to comply with the new COVID-19 vaccination requirement prior to starting employment at the University of Kentucky.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
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  • Applicant Documents

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  • Curriculum Vita
  • Optional Documents

  • Cover Letter
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