Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery

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Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery Requisition Number FE01958 Working Title Department Name 7H859:ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY Work Location Lexington, KY Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Full-Time Tenure Track Status Tenure Track Required Education


Required Related Experience

Mid to senior level PhD, with expertise and experience in clinical sports medicine and early/advanced Osteoarthritis clinical research as well as gait analysis and evaluation.

A strong publication record in the last 5 years as senior or primary author, with established and coordinated interdisciplinary research teams to develop clinical research agendas.

Experience with industry related funding and grant writing, with a history of extramural funding

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Kentucky is seeking a tenure-track faculty member to develop an interdisciplinary translational research program focused on evaluating, maintaining and improving functional independence and return to function in musculoskeletal patients prior to and after surgical procedures. As our research program continues to evolve, this position will be expected to acquire federal research funding as well as have a high level of involvement with the education and research mentorship for residents, fellows, and graduate students.

This position will also train, develop and mentor Resident, Fellows, Medical Students, Graduate Students, and Clinical Coordinators as needed for clinical studies. This may include:
•Lectures on research technique and statistics to fellows and residents
•Specific investigator training and/or lectures for studies or trials
•Developing a training curriculum for clinical research in Orthopaedics
•Be available as collaborator and advisor on clinical outcomes research and investigator initiated clinical studies and trials

The activities shall be limited to research in Orthopaedics focused on clinical outcomes, clinical studies and trials as well as collaborative research projects with other Departments at the University of Kentucky and be expected to assist in fulfilling the research objectives of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery in the College of Medicine. This person is expected to submit or co-submit grant applications to support new research initiatives.

Please include a CV along with application.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Strong organizational, oral and written communication skills

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes Preferred Education/Experience

Background in athletic training or physical therapy preferred

Deadline to Apply 05/27/2019 Open Until Filled No 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. * 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.

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  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
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • 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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Posted: 5/21/2019
Application Due: 5/28/2019
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