Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology & Visual Science

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant Professor in Ophthalmology & Visual Science Requisition Number FE01994 Working Title Medical Retinal Specialist Department Name 7H854:OPHTHALMOLOGY & VISUAL SCIENCE Work Location Lexington, KY Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Full-Time Tenure Track Status Tenure Track Required Education

MD, DO, or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency in Ophthalmology and fellowship in a medical retina subspecialty

Required License/Registration/Certification

Board certified or board eligible in Ophthalmology.

Current license to practice medicine in state of Kentucky, or eligibility to obtain license prior to appointment.

Job Summary

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine is seeking an Ophthalmologist with training in the subspecialty of Medical Retina 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 responsibilities of the individual in this position is to enhance the clinical practice of the Department of Ophthalmology by providing direct patient care, serving as an attending physician, supervising residents and students assigned to the Ophthalmology department, and to develop academic pursuits related to the development of the UK Global Ophthalmology program.

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

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No Preferred Education/Experience Deadline to Apply Open Until Filled Yes 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

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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.

    (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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Posted: 6/11/2019
Application Due: 9/9/2019
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