Department Name: 7H670:PEDIATRICS - UK METABOLIC DIVISION
The University of Kentucky seeks an Assistant Professor in Lexington, KY to provide care services in the Pediatric Genetics/Metabolic division. This position requires an MD, DO or the foreign equivalent, completion of residency in Pediatrics and fellowship for clinical and/or biochemical genetics.
Kentucky Children's Hospital has Eastern and Central Kentucky's only Level I pediatric trauma center, Level IV newborn (neonatal) intensive care unit and pediatric intensive care unit. The hospital has more than 30 advanced sub-specialty programs, such as pediatric oncology and pediatric surgery. The Division works with the Kentucky Department of Health, Division of Newborn Screening to provide follow up for biochemical disorders suspected on the basis of universal infant blood spot screening. Staff Members include physician, nurses, therapeutic dietitian, lab specialists, genetic counselors, staff coordinators and often physicians in training.
To apply, please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until filled.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD, DO or equivalent
Required Related Experience:
Completion of pediatric residency and fellowship for clinical and/or biochemical genetics
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Board certified or board eligible in Pediatrics
Eligible for or licensed to practice medicine in the state of Kentucky
University Community of Inclusion:
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.