University of Kentucky

University of Kentucky

Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Pediatrics

United States

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Job Title Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Pediatrics

Requisition Number FE03520 Working Title Department Name 7H664:PEDIATRICS - NEPHROLOGY Work Location Lexington, KY Type of Position Faculty Position Time Status Full-Time Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track Required Education

MD, MD/PhD, DO or equivalent

Required Related Experience

Completion of Pediatric Residency and Fellowship for Pediatric Nephrology

Required License/Registration/Certification

Unrestricted Kentucky Medical License

Job Summary

Kentucky Children's Hospital and the University of Kentucky are seeking to recruit a full-time BE/BC clinical pediatric Nephrologist with a broad interest in academic medicine. The position has a focus on clinical care and teaching with ample opportunity available for scholarly activities depending on interest The ideal candidate would join a vibrant and collaborative division of nephrology and would:

1. Be recruited at the Assistant Professor or Associate Professor level to the University of Kentucky

2. Demonstrate effective clinical service and teaching in pediatric Nephrology

3. Hold an MD, DO or MD/PhD or equivalent with a sustained record of excellent service

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at Kentucky Children's Hospital (KCH) offers a full range of nephrology services including all modalities of dialysis: hemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, pheresis and CRRT. Clinical responsibilities will include all aspects of pediatric nephrology, with a focus on building and expanding our ESRD and renal transplant program.

The division currently has 2 full time and 1 part-time nephrologist and has the support of 3 clinical nurses (1 full-time, 2 part-time), a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, social work, dietician, as well as a dietician/research faculty with a background in nutritional science. The division staffs one of two licensed pediatric hemodialysis units in the state accredited for a total of number of 8 patients. The hospital has received continued UNOS accreditation in 2020 for Pediatric Kidney Transplantation as part of a combined Pediatric and Adult Transplant program.

The Division of Pediatric Nephrology at KCH is an active member center of the Pediatric Nephrology Research Consortium (PRNC) and is participating in NIH supported research including CureGN, CKiD, GIGA, and others.

The Department of Pediatrics at KCH is committed to providing excellence in education, clinical care, and research. The selected candidate will become actively involved in all aspects of teaching including training medical students and residents.

The primary responsibilities of this position are to provide outstanding clinical, quality and cost-effective care to children with renal diagnoses and diseases at the Kentucky Children's Hospital and the Kentucky Clinic. In addition to clinical care, the faculty member will participate in the education of our students, residents and extended medical community. Opportunities for the development of significant scholarly work in education, quality improvement, or clinical/translational research will be provided to the ideal candidate.

Please include a current CV and cover letter when submitting your application.

This position has been identified as supporting UK HealthCare, which receives funding from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ( CMS). Therefore, all individuals hired into this position must comply with the federal CMS mandate issued in March of 2022. This mandate requires all new hires to provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. Start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

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

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  • The College of Medicine recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within our college, 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 these values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.
  • (Open Ended Question)

  • The College of Medicine seeks to attract, develop and retain highly skilled and competent employees, to provide the best experience for every patient, student, and colleague we encounter. If selected for a position, do you agree to abide by the College of Medicine values of diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork?
  • Yes
  • No
  • The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted. I understand that I will be obligated to comply with the COVID-19 vaccination or exemption requirement prior to starting employment at the University of Kentucky.
  • Yes
  • No
  • Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
  • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
  • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
  • Academic Keys
  • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
  • UK Job Fair
  • None of the above
  • Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vita
  • Cover Letter
  • Optional Documents

    Job details


    Assistant, Associate, or Professor of Pediatrics


    University of Kentucky


    United States


    May 25, 2023

    Application deadline

    June 11, 2023

    Job type

    Associate Professor/Professor



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