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Associate, or Professor in Infectious Disease
University of Kentucky


Date Posted May 31, 2022
Title Associate, or Professor in Infectious Disease
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7H361:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Immunology & Infectious Diseases
 
 

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. This position will serve as the associate chief for the division.

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 thornton@uky.edu or to Susie Bishop, Division Administrator at susan.bishop@uky.edu.

Please include a current curriculum vita and cover letter along with application. Salary and academic rank are competitive and commensurate with experience.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption.


 
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