Instructor and Trauma Fellow in Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Internal Number: 430789
Department Name: 7H859:ORTHOPAEDIC SURGERY
The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery is seeking an orthopaedic trauma surgeon to join our two current fellowship-trained orthopaedic traumatologist at an academic Level I trauma center. This position, with a Lecturer ranking, will work on the Orthopaedic Trauma Service. The person in this position will serve as a Trauma Fellow for 1 year starting August 1, 2023 to July 31, 2024.
Candidates should be board certified or board eligible, and demonstrate excellence in teaching, research activities, and patient care. Primary responsibilities will include patient care, resident and medical student education, and the opportunity for extensive clinical and basic science research and collaboration.
Please include a CV along with application. Applications will be reviewed immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
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.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
MD, DO or equivalent
Required Related Experience:
Completion of Orthopaedic residency
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Unrestricted KY medical license
Board-certified or eligible in orthopaedic surgery
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.
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.