Assistant or Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine

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Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant or Associate Professor in Emergency MedicineRequisition NumberFE01830Working TitleDepartment Name7H140:EMERGENCY MEDICINEWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education

MD/DO or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of a residency program in Emergency Medicine

Required License/Registration/Certification

Board Eligible or Board Certified in Emergency Medicine

Currently licensed, or eligible for license, to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky

Job Summary

The Department of Emergency Medicine at University of Kentucky is recruiting for a full-time faculty member at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level to join our team of medical educators. Applicants must be Board Certified or Board Eligible with experience or interest in undergraduate and graduate medical education. Interested applicants would be involved in educating learners of various levels in the emergency department in addition to leading and supervising the 3rd year medical student emergency medicine clerkship.

Faculty provide coverage for the Emergency Department at the University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital. The Emergency Department at Chandler Hospital is a Level I Trauma Center and regional referral center, with over 85,000 annual visits. The Emergency Department at Good Samaritan Hospital has an annual census of over 29,000 patients. The department has 34 full-time faculty members and provides medical directorship to the state board of EMS, regional Air Medical, and UK Athletics Programs.

Wildcat EM is located in Lexington, Kentucky in the heart of the “Bluegrass” region of the state. Lexington is rated one of the “Top 25 Places to Live” by US News & World Report! A college town, Lexington is home to the University of Kentucky and is known as the “Horse Capital of the World.”

If you are interested in learning more about this outstanding opportunity, please contact Roger Humphries, MD, Department Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Kentucky Medical Center, 800 Rose St., M-53, Lexington , KY 40536-0298; Phone: 859-323-5908, fax 859-323-8056; email: [email protected]

To apply, please include a current curriculum vitae along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity 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 DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter




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Posted: 2/20/2019
Application Due: 11/26/2019
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