Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Palliative Care

Lexington, KY
Feb 28, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The University of Kentucky, Department of Internal Medicine is seeking excellent candidates in Internal Medicine for opportunities in academically oriented hospital positions in the Division of Palliative and Supportive Care University faculty practices.

Physicians recruited will have full clinical faculty appointments, competitive compensation and benefits. Candidates must be board eligible or board certified in internal medicine. Salary will be commensurate with the applicant's qualifications and professional experience.

UK HealthCare is located in the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Lexington and is an ideal location to experience the work-life balance we strive to provide for all our employees. Lexington, KY is consistently ranked nationally in the top sectors for Business and Careers (Forbes), Young Professionals (Kiplinger), and Education (Parenting).

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To be considered an applicant for the position, please submit an application via the UK Jobs site, along with current curriculum vita and a cover letter.

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Palliative Care

Requisition Number

Working Title
Palliative Care Clinical Physician

Department Name
7H374:Internal Medicine - Pallative Care

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

MD Degree or Equivalent
Residency Training in Internal Medicine
Palliative Care Fellowship Training

Required Related Experience

Clinical Physician Experience

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Internal Medicine Board certified or eligible

KY Medical License

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Academic Keys
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

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


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