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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Requisition Number FE02875
Working Title
Department Name 7H650:PEDIATRICS
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
MD, DO or equivalent
Required Related Experience
Completion of Pediatric Residency
Required License/Registration/Certification
Unrestricted KY Medical License
Job Summary
In addition to fulfilling the responsibilities of a full-time faculty member, the Vice Chair for Faculty and Academic Affairs will be a key member of the Chair’s administrative team, having oversight for academic-related activities and providing services that ensure faculty success. Specific responsibilities include creating and maintaining a formal faculty mentorship program, overseeing the Departmental Appointments, Promotions, and Tenure Committee, ensuring a robust faculty development program within the Department of Pediatrics, supporting the academic efforts of programmatic leaders, such as clerkship, residency, and fellowship program directors, as well as managing all academic metrics for the Department of Pediatrics, The Department of Pediatrics is committed to creating an environment that actively addresses inequities in the academic pipeline and seeks a leader who will bring the knowledge, skills, and passion needed to accomplish this goal. The faculty workload for this position will be 35% of the faculty’s distribution of effort for the administrative position and rank will be starting at the Associate Professor level.

Please include a CV and cover letter 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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Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2023-06-10

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Associate Professor of Pediatrics

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Lexington, KY 40507

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