Assistant or Associate Professor of Surgery

Lexington, KY
May 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, is seeking a fellowship-trained, CAQH certified/eligible, abdominal transplantation surgeon interested in an academic career. The successful candidate will serve as an Assistant or Associate Professor, and must be committed to teaching, scholarly activity, and excellence in clinical care. Academic track and tenure status is dependent upon the candidate's experience and qualifications.

The Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation at the University of Kentucky is a departmental unit within the UK College of Medicine. Main practice locations include the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center. The outpatient clinic is housed in the Kentucky Clinic.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please include a CV when applying for the position.

Questions regarding the position may be directed to Dr. Roberto Gedaly ( However, to be considered an applicant for the position, please submit an application via the UK Jobs site.

Job Title
Assistant or Associate Professor of Surgery

Requisition Number

Working Title
Abdominal Transplantation Surgeon

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

MD or MD equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of ACGME accredited Transplantation Training Program

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Board eligible/board certified by the American Board of Transplantation

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Completion of an Abdominal Transplant Fellowship

Open Untill 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.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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