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Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Pathology

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

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Pathology

Requisition Number

Working Title
Anatomic/Clinical Pathologist

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

MD, DO or equivalent

Required Related Experience
  • M.D./D.O. or equivalent degree.
  • Board certification in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology.
  • Licensed in Kentucky.
  • Demonstrated ability in teaching students at all levels in an academic environment.
  • Knowledge of pathology and laboratory medicine practices in a variety of clinical, teaching and research environments.
  • Demonstrated interest and ability in scholarly activity evidenced by peer review publications and investigative experience.
  • Fellowship training or comparable experience in surgical pathology and one or more of the following areas: Genitourinary, Gynecologic or Pulmonary pathology.

Required License/Registration/Certification

MD/DO or equivalent

Job Summary

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky is recruiting a board certified surgical pathologist. Fellowship training or strong interest in Cytopathology, Genitourinary, Gynecologic or Pulmonary pathology preferred. The successful candidate would join an academic hospital-based practice and engage primarily in anatomic pathology subspecialty clinical service and teaching duties. Interested applicants are also encouraged to participate in an active research program appropriate to title series and rank. This open-rank position is available March 1, 2023.

The department ( an integrated department of pathology with successful programs in anatomic and clinical pathology, a vibrant educational program for medical students, residents and fellows as well as a nationally-recognized research program in neuropathology and research affiliations with the Markey Cancer Center. There is a strong institutional commitment to maintain and enhance research and clinical excellence within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

This position affords an excellent career opportunity in a vibrant and growing academic healthcare center with six healthcare colleges. The university is located in Lexington, Kentucky, a family-friendly dynamic medium-sized city with excellent schools, housing, cultural opportunities and outdoor activities (

Upon offer of employment, successful applicants for certain positions must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a national background check as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

Applications should include an up to date curriculum vitae and letter of interest. Questions may be directed to C. Darrell Jennings, MD, Professor and Chairman, via email at

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Ability to relate and communicate with internal and external faculty, staff, and other clients of this department.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

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.