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Assistant or Associate Professor of Hematology

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Hematology
Requisition Number FE00997
Working Title
Department Name 7H368:INTERNAL MEDICINE & DIVISIONS - HEM/BMT
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status
Required Education

MD, MD/PhD degree or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of residency, as well as fellowship training in Hematology/Oncology

Required License/Registration/Certification

Ky Medical License within 30 days of appointment

Job Summary

Are you a Board-Certified/Board Eligible Hematologist or Hematologist/Oncologist, who is interested in joining the rapidly expanding Division of Hematology and Blood & Marrow Transplantation at the University of Kentucky / Markey Cancer Center? We seek an academically focused clinician to join on Assistant or Associate Professor level with a focus on non-malignant hematology, who is enthusiastically committed to teaching, patient care, and patient-oriented research. Protected time for research and teaching activities will be provided commensurate with the applicant’s strengths and interests. The position involves an active role in our combined Adult/Pediatric Hemophilia Treatment Center and provides excellent opportunities for collaborations with our basic research groups.
The University of Kentucky Medical Center is a premier research institution in the Commonwealth serving a wide geographic area, treating patients from throughout Kentucky, Tennessee, West Virginia, and beyond, providing the opportunity for large practice growth with the Markey Cancer Center being the only NCI-designated Cancer Center in Kentucky.

In our Division of Hematology & BMT, our mission is to reduce cancer deaths through innovative research, dedicated patient care, and education. We provide access to highly specialized, comprehensive and personalized care, state of the art research and clinical trials
The University of Kentucky offers excellent and comprehensive compensation based on rank and experiences plus outstanding benefits packages. It is located in Lexington, Kentucky, which offers excellent schools, outstanding neighborhoods within walking distance to the University, low cost of living, and is a great place to raise a family. Outdoor activities and national parks are easily accessible in close proximity, providing an excellent work – life balance.

Applicants should include a letter of interest and current CV. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

For questions, please contact Gerhard Hildebrandt, M.D., FACP, Professor and Chief, Division of Hematology/BMT, Department of Internal Medicine via email at gerhard.hildebrandt@uky.edu. Please note that, to be considered an applicant for this position, you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system.

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * UK HealthCare recognizes the patient as our premier customer and promises to provide excellent customer services to patients, colleagues, co-workers and all others who seek our services. By applying for a position with UK HealthCare, I am indicating my commitment to service excellence and expressing my agreement to consistently recognize that: - Our customer is every person we come into contact with during our workday. - Service is being flexible, courteous and respectful while anticipating and fulfilling the needs of our customers. - Quality is the foundation of everything we do. It is our desire to provide exceptional service to every patient and customer we serve. - Careful, efficient and responsible management of our resources is vital to our success. - We want to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent co-workers, which will in turn achieve customer loyalty and promote the growth of UK HealthCare. By submitting my application for employment with UK HealthCare, I acknowledge that I will be held accountable to follow the UK HealthCare Behavioral Expectations if selected for a position with UK HealthCare. Do you agree to abide by the UK HealthCare Standards?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents