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Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery
Requisition Number FE03417
Working Title
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
DPM or equivalent
Required Related Experience
Resident training in Surgery/Podiatric Medicine with either a completed fellowship or board certification from the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery 
Required License/Registration/Certification
Active, current license to practice in Kentucky Board Certified or Eligible in Podiatric Medicine
Job Summary
This position is needed in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery to achieve the goals of the Department and the mission of the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine. The primary responsibilities of the person are to provide care and to teach students and residents (as applicable) in the optimal management of patients needing podiatric services, in the treatment of patients with podiatric needs, and in the management of patients who benefit from podiatric services and surgery

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Supervise medical students assigned to the Orthopaedic Surgical Services as specified by the Department Chair
  • Supervise and educate residents in the care of patients with foot and ankle disorders and other issues related to podiatry
  • Serve as an attending and teaching physician on the Orthopaedic Surgery Service
  • Serve on appropriate University Hospital and College of Medicine committees as assigned
  • Support the research mission of the department

Please include a current CV and cover letter when submitting your application.

This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Demonstrate the ability in teaching Ability to relate with fellow colleagues involved in related disciplines Ability to share responsibilities for the administration of the Orthopaedic Surgery Program
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: 2023-02-27 Expires: 2023-06-05

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