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Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 1/18/2024
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery


Requisition Number
FE01862


Working Title
Orthopaedic Hand Surgeon


Department Name
7H859:ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY


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 residency as well as fellowship training in orthopedic hand surgery

Demonstrated ability in clinical teaching.



Required License/Registration/Certification

Eligible for a license to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky

Board certified or eligible in Orthopaedic Surgery



Job Summary

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Kentucky is seeking a physician faculty member to teach students and residents of the Orthopaedic Hand Service, as well as provide care for the patients on this service.

The physician faculty will supervise medical students assigned to the Orthopaedic surgical service, as well as supervise and educate residents in the care of patients with musculoskeletal hand-related diagnosis. This position will also be responsible for establishing protocols and critically evaluating outcomes as related to musculoskeletal hand patients, and will serve on applicable University and College of Medicine committees as assigned.

The preferred candidate will have a demonstrated ability in clinical teaching, as well as the ability to share responsibility for administration of the Hand program. Rank will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and the position will be open until filled.



Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Ability to relate with internal and external constituencies of the Medical Center involved in related disciplines



Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?
Yes


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.



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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.