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University of Kentucky

  • Dec. 8, 2017
  • open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Internal Medicine
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University of Kentucky Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Division is searching for a Hepatologist, clinical academicians.

Position highlights:

  • Fourteen physician and seven midlevel providers comprise the GI group of Hepatologists, General GI, and Interventional specialties.
  • Position requires teaching Fellows and Residents in clinical setting
  • Participating in an outpatient clinic
  • Rotating, inpatient consult service
  • Board Certified or eligible in IM

Position will provide an opportunity for advancement with generous benefit package including:

  • Professional Development funding
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Malpractice Insurance
  • 200% 403b retirement match
  • Educational Benefits for family members
  • Over 4 weeks of vacation plus 12 paid holidays and bonus days
  • Productivity Bonus opportunities
  • J1 Visa assistance

Position will provide an opportunity for clinical research and exceptional opportunities for collaborative ventures between departments on NIH and CCTS grants. The University of Kentucky ranked in the top 50 among public institutions in research expenditures with $285,000,000 in grant and contract awards.

Lexington, KY is situated in the heart of the Bluegrass. Steeped in tradition, there are many beneficial aspects to this community.

  • Lexington ranks 10th among US cities in college education rate.
  • 4th best city for "Businesses and Careers" by Forbes Magazine. 5th best city for "Young Professionals" and 6th best "Value Cities" by Kiplinger.
  • A bustling arts community, Lexington is home to a professional orchestra, two ballet companies, professional theatre, several museums, several choral organizations and a highly respected opera program.
  • Home to a Class A minor league baseball team.
  • It is the horseracing capital of the world with two horse racing tracks.
  • Lexington has over 100 parks and with National parks nearby, they invite ample outdoor activities with hiking, boating, fishing, hunting, and camping locally or within a short hour drive or less.

UK is the primary GI group servicing 3 local hospitals, UK Hospital, Good Samaritan, and the VA Medical Hospital. UK Healthcare is committed to the pillars of academic health care through research, education, and clinical care.

Contact Information

Interested, qualified, candidates should send their Curricula Vitae to:
Terrence A Barrett, MD, Professor, Chief of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition

  • 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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Contact Information

  • Gregg Hardesty
    Internal Medicine-Digestive Diseases
    University of Kentucky
    800 Rose St
    Lexington, KY 40536
  • 859-218-3946


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