The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Kentucky is seeking an Assistant Professor to serve on the Hematology/Oncology service.
This position will serve patients at the University of Kentucky, Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Kentucky Clinic. The Division’s responsibilities lie in the areas of primary care, secondary care of children with problems that fall within the area of expertise of practicing physicians and tertiary care for these patients. The position also includes a supportive and consultative role in the administrative and research functions of the Kentucky Cancer Program, and in the development of specialty referral clinics in niche areas of pediatric hematology-oncology, such as in vascular malformations or cancer late-effects.
To apply, please include a CV and cover letter along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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.