Assistant, Associate or Professor, Medical Oncology

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Job Title:

Assistant, Associate or Professor, Medical Oncology

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Academic Medical Oncologist

Department Name:


Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Type of Position:


Position Time Status :


Tenure Track Status:

Tenure Track

Required Education:

MD or Equivalent

Required Related Experience:

Completion of residency and fellowship training in specialty

Required License/Registration/Certification:

Board certification in Internal Medicine, Medical Oncology, Pediatric Oncology, Surgical Oncology, Gynecologic Oncology, Radiation Oncology, and/or Neuro-Oncology, and an unrestricted state medical license.

Job Summary:

The Markey Cancer Center at UK Healthcare is seeking an academic medical oncologist (an exceptional established assistant, associate or professor) who is a recognized national leader in the diagnosis and treatment of GI cancers with an active clinical practice. External funding and skills and expertise in cancer genomics and/or precision medicine is strongly preferred. The faculty member will maintain a clinical practice and have a key leadership role in programmatic growth, expansion of MCC’s clinical trials program, and development of translational research in coordination with the three MCC Research Programs: Cancer Prevention and Control (CP), Molecular and Cellular Oncology (MCO), and Translational Oncology (TO). There is a competitive start-up package, including an endowed chair.

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

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

•Established record of accomplishment in investigator-initiated, patient-oriented interventional cancer research.
•Strong leadership skills; preference will be given to candidates that have significant leadership expertise within an NCI-designated Cancer Center.
•Effective supervisory skills, including clinical mentoring and coaching expertise.
•Advocate for organizational values and commitment to gender equity and diversity.
•Personal characteristics of integrity, maturity, collegiality, and honesty aligned with the Mission and Values of the University of Kentucky.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


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: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 8/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time