Assistant / Associate Professor Position with focus on hematologic malignancies

University of Kentucky
Lexington, Kentucky (US)
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Closing date
Aug 19, 2022

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Faculty Member
Hematologic Oncology
Full Time

The University of Kentucky and the NCI-designated Markey Cancer Center are seeking a Board Certified/Board Eligible Hematologist or Hematologist/Oncologist.  Rapid growth in our division necessitates additions to our faculty team in the Department of Medicine, Division of Hematology, Blood & Marrow Transplantation and Cellular Therapy Program at the University of Kentucky / Markey Cancer Center.  We seek an academically focused clinician to join as an Assistant or Associated Professor level with a focus on hematologic malignancies, who is enthusiastically committed to teaching, patient care, and patient-oriented research.


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 and ranked in the 2022 U.S. News and World Report top 50 cancer hospitals.


In our Division of Hematology including our BMT and Cellular Therapy Program, the 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. We have a FACT accredited BMT program performing 100+ autologous and allogeneic transplants each year, and we have a rapidly expanding CAR T cell immunotherapy program. A strong basic science landscape at the University of Kentucky provides excellent opportunities for research collaborations.


The University of Kentucky offers excellent and comprehensive compensation based on rank and experiences plus outstanding benefits packages. It is located in beautiful 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. Lexington has been very highly ranked nationally across various categories as an outstanding city to live. Outdoor activities and national parks are easily accessible in close proximity, providing an excellent work – life balance.


Questions may be directed to Jon Tarr, Division Administrator, Department of Internal Medicine via email:


Please submit your letter or email of interest and your current CV to the following: Application review will continue until the position is filled.


The University of Kentucky is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, African Americans, and all minorities.





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