Assistant Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology

Lexington, KY
Mar 03, 2018
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine is seeking a board certified Ophthalmologist with experience in the subspecialty of Pediatric Ophthalmology to meet the medical and academic needs of the department. The successful candidate will join a group of physicians that are committed to excellence in clinical care, instruction, scholarly activity and professional development in a robust and growing practice across eastern and southeastern Kentucky.

The primary responsibility of the individual in this position is to enhance the clinical practice of the Department of Ophthalmology. This person will be responsible for providing direct patient care, serving as an attending physician, and supervise residents and students assigned to the Ophthalmology department. The individual in this position is expected to provide, develop and maintain clinical services as well as develop academic pursuits in General Ophthalmology.

Please include an updated CV when applying to this position. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Job Title
Assistant Professor of Pediatric Ophthalmology

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Ophthalmology

Experience in Pediatric Ophthalmology

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Board certified in Ophthalmology
License to practice medicine in state of Kentucky. Must obtain Kentucky medical licensure before appointment.

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.

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

Applicant Documents

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


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