Faculty Employment Opportunities

Obstetrics & Gynecology Faculty Positions

Instructor and Assistant/Associate Professor

Maternal-Fetal Medicine
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible physician to join the Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine (MFM) for a full-time faculty position. Responsibilities include clinical care (prenatal diagnosis and treatment, advanced obstetric ultrasound, invasive procedure and high-risk pregnancy consultation and care); teaching our outstanding residents and medical students, perinatal outreach, as well as involvement with clinical outcomes or basic research. We offer PhD supported research programs, and our faculty members coordinate BIRCWH and COBRE grants. Dedicated research time is available and will be consistent with the applicant’s research experience and interest. The Division of Maternal-Fetal Medicine has a Board-Approved three-year Fellowship which takes one fellow each year. Experience in teaching and supervising medical students and resident physicians is desirable. Applicants should also have an interest in clinical care and research. A competitive salary and benefits package is being offered.

General Obstetrics and Gynecology
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible physician to join the General Obstetrics-Gynecology Division for a full-time faculty position. Responsibilities of this position include inpatient and outpatient case management, gynecological surgery, labor and delivery coverage, and participation in teaching activities with residents, interns and medical students. Development and participation in research activities and involvement in hospital and university committees is strongly encouraged.
Special interest in such as gynecologic imaging, infectious diseases, pelvic pain and minimally invasive surgery is sought. Experience in teaching and supervising medical students and resident physicians is desirable. Applicants should also have an interest in clinical care and research. A competitive salary and benefits package is being offered.

Gynecologic Oncology
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member who is either Board Eligible or Board Certified in Gynecologic Oncology to join the Division of Gynecologic Oncology to participate in a full range of undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, all facets of patient care, and support and development of multidisciplinary, basic and clinical research in Gynecology Oncology. We encourage research and offer PhD supported research programs. The Division of Gynecologic Oncology is a full member of the GOG and has a Board-Approved three-year Fellowship which takes one fellow each year. Experience in teaching and supervising medical students and resident physicians is desirable. Applicants should also have an interest in clinical care and research. A competitive salary and benefits package is being offered.

Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center is accepting
applications a one full-time faculty member who is either Board Eligible or Board Certified in Reproductive Endocrinology to join the Division of Reproductive Endocrinology and Infertility. Applicants should be proficient in all aspects of Reproductive Medicine and Surgery including Assisted Reproductive Technology. We encourage research and offer PhD supported research programs, and faculty members coordinate BIRCWH and COBRE grants. Dedicated research time is available and will be consistent with the applicant's research experience and interest. Responsibilities also include the opportunity for teaching Ob/Gyn residents and medical students. Experience in teaching and supervising medical students and resident physicians is desirable. Applicants should also have an interest in clinical care and research. A competitive salary and benefits package is being offered.

Urogynecology and Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky is seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible physician who specializes in the evaluation of urinary incontinence, overactive bladder, and pelvic organ prolapse for a full-time faculty position. Responsibilities of this position include inpatient and outpatient case management, care of women with problems related to bladder and urogenital health, gynecological surgery, and participation
in teaching activities with residents, interns and medical students. Development and participation in research activities and involvement in hospital and university committees is strongly encouraged. Experience in teaching and supervising medical students and resident physicians is desirable. Applicants should also have an interest in clinical care and research. A competitive salary and benefits package is being offered.

Community-Based Faculty Positions
The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky, College of
Medicine is seeking Board Certified/Board Eligible physicians for full-time positions as community-based
faculty members. UKHealthCare Obstetrics and Gynecology Women’s Health Clinics are located in Georgetown, Hazard and Morehead, Kentucky and are expanding to locations throughout the Commonwealth. Responsibilities of this position include inpatient and outpatient case management, gynecological surgery, labor and delivery coverage, and participation in teaching activities with residents, interns and medical students. Development and participation in research activities and involvement in hospital and university committees is strongly encouraged. Experience in teaching and supervising medical students and resident physicians is desirable. Applicants should also have an interest in clinical care and research. A competitive salary and benefits package is being offered.

Qualifications
The Clinical Instructor requires an MD, completion of an accredited U.S. Ob/Gyn four-year residency program, and demonstrated research involvement and competence in communication and teaching.

The Assistant Professor requires an MD, completion of an accredited U.S. Ob/Gyn four-year residency program, completion of an approved fellowship program, demonstrated research involvement and competence in communication and teaching.

Associate Professor requires an MD, completion of an accredited U.S. Ob/Gyn four-year residency program, and completion of an approved fellowship program. Additionally, the candidate must have proven scholarship and research as demonstrated by involvement with studies, reviews or other considerations in the discipline such as the development of educational materials, venues or opportunities, must be determined to be a very strong educator of medical students and resident physicians, and show evidence of participation or membership in professional organizations or committees at the regional level.

To Apply
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Wendy F. Hansen, MD
Associate Professor and Chair
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Kentucky
800 Rose Street, Room C375
Lexington, Kentucky 40536-0293

Research Assistant Professor
The Department of OB/GYN at the University of Kentucky is seeking an Assistant Professor in the Regular Title series in the area of ovarian physiology. Applicant should have a strong foundation in molecular approaches to ovarian function through their postdoctoral training including experience with basic techniques such as PCR, in situ hybridization, and DNA microarrays. Preference will be given to applicants utilizing techniques to explore functional endpoints of ovarian gene expression such as siRNA and adenoviral approaches. The responsibilities include directing and managing a laboratory performing basic and translational studies in ovarian physiology, supervising staff, teaching medical students, OB/GYN residents and fellows and serving as a research mentor for undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral trainees. Applicant will join an active research program examining ovarian function in the human and in rodent models.

To Apply
Qualified applicants should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:
Thomas Curry, Ph.D.
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Kentucky Medical Center
800 Rose Street, RM C355
Lexington, KY 40536-0293

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and actively seeks the candidacy of minorities and women. Any candidate who is offered a position, will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a national background check as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources.