Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Pathology

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Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant, Associate, or Professor in PathologyRequisition NumberFE02438Working TitleSurgical PathologistDepartment Name7H600:PATHOLOGYWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education

MD, DO or equivalent

Required Related Experience

•Demonstrated ability in teaching students at all levels in an academic environment.
•Knowledge of pathology and laboratory medicine practices in a variety of clinical, teaching and research environments.
•Demonstrated interest and ability in scholarly activity evidenced by peer review publications and investigative experience.
•Fellowship training or comparable experience in surgical pathology.

Required License/Registration/Certification

•Board certified in Anatomic Pathology, fellowship training in surgical pathology with a specialization in Breast pathology.
•Licensed in Kentucky or eligible to obtain by date of hire.

Job Summary

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky is recruiting a board certified surgical pathologist. Fellowship training or strong background in breast pathology is required. Pulmonary pathology experience/interest are also preferred. The successful candidate would join an academic hospital-based practice and engage primarily in clinical service and teaching duties. Interested applicants are also encouraged to participate in an active research program appropriate to title series and rank. This open-rank position is available immediately and will remain open until the appropriate individual is recruited.

The department ( ) is an integrated department of pathology with successful programs in anatomic and clinical pathology, a vibrant educational program for medical students, residents and fellows as well as a nationally recognized research program in neuropathology and research affiliations with the Markey Cancer Center. There is a strong institutional commitment to maintain and enhance research and clinical excellence within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine.

This position affords an excellent career opportunity in a vibrant and growing academic healthcare center with six healthcare colleges. The university is located in Lexington, Kentucky, a family-friendly dynamic medium-sized city with excellent schools, housing, cultural opportunities and outdoor activities (

Applications should include an up to date curriculum vitae and letter of interest. Questions may be directed to C. Darrell Jennings, MD, Professor and Chairman, via email at [email protected]

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Ability to relate and communicate with internal and external faculty, staff, and other clients of this department.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Fellowship training in breast pathology preferred.

Deadline 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. * Do you have an MD, DO or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Are you board certified in Anatomic/Clinical Pathology or eligible to obtain this by date of hire?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * 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)

  4. * 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
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents




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    Job No:
    Posted: 10/8/2020
    Application Due: 12/7/2020
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