Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Tenure Track Status:

Non-Tenure Track

Required Education:

MD, DO or equivalent

Required Related Experience:

Completion of residency in Ophthalmology and Fellowship in surgical retina subspecialty

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Board certified or board eligible in Ophthalmology.

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

Job Summary:

The Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, is seeking a board certified or board eligible Ophthalmologist with experience in the subspecialty of Retina & Vitreous Eye Disease 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 fellows, residents and students. The individual in this position is expected to provide, develop and maintain clinical services as well as develop academic pursuits, especially in the area of research, developing a clinical research program.

Please include an updated CV when applying to this position.

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Open Until 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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Posted: 1/21/2021
Application Due: 1/28/2021
Work Type: Full Time