Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Lexington, KY
Feb 28, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Kentucky is seeking a physician faculty member to teach students and residents of the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle 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 foot and ankle-related diagnosis. This position will also be responsible for establishing protocols and critically evaluating outcomes as related to musculoskeletal foot and ankle 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 Foot and Ankle 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.

Job Title
Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

Requisition Number

Working Title
Foot and Ankle Surgeon

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education

MD degree or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency as well as fellowship training in orthopedic foot and ankle surgery

Required License/ Registration/Certification

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


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

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
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter


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