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Assistant/Associate Professor in Pathology Informatics
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Nov. 17, 2021
Title Assistant/Associate Professor in Pathology Informatics
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7H600:PATHOLOGY
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Pathology
    Informatics - All Categories

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky, in Lexington, Kentucky is recruiting a bioinformatician with significant experience in Genomics and/or Pathology Informatics. The successful candidate would join an academic hospital-based clinical genomics laboratory practice and engage in an active collaborative research program appropriate to title series and rank. This potential open-rank position is available immediately and will remain open until the appropriate individual is recruited. The Department is an integrated department of pathology with successful programs in anatomic and clinical pathology, a vibrant educational program for medical students, residents, and fellows as well as a nationally recognized research program in neuropathology. The Department maintains research affiliations with the Markey Cancer Center and Institute for Biomedical Informatics. There is a strong institutional commitment to maintain and enhance research and clinical excellence within the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. This position affords an excellent career opportunity in a vibrant and growing academic healthcare center with six healthcare colleges located in a family-friendly dynamic small city with excellent schools, housing, cultural opportunities and outdoor activities. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants for certain positions must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a national background check as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources.

Applicants should submit a formal application through the University of Kentucky website and include an up to date curriculum vitae and letter of interest summarizing service and teaching philosophy as well as a brief statement of potential clinical research goals. University of Kentucky Medical Center is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

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