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Associate Director of Clinical Chemistry - University of Kentucky

January 15, 2019

The Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the University of Kentucky, in Lexington, is recruiting a Clinical Chemist/Clinical Pathologist with fellowship training in clinical chemistry. Interested candidates must have a PhD or MD/DO and be board certified or eligible by the American Board of Clinical Chemistry or the American Board of Pathology. Academic rank, compensation and appointment type will be based on qualifications and experience. The successful candidate would join a dynamic clinical chemistry team located in an academic hospital-based practice and engage in active laboratory management, teaching, and collaborative research programs. This position is available immediately and will remain open until the appropriate individual is recruited.

Responsibilities will include clinical service (oversight over one or more of the clinical chemistry laboratories), teaching (primarily pathology residents and clinical chemistry fellows), and collaborative and/or independent research activities.  For this reason, candidates must have training and/or experience in directing a clinical laboratory, interpretation of laboratory test results, proven success in teaching, and a capacity for scholarly productivity. 

The Clinical Chemistry team at the University of Kentucky Medical Center is part of an integrated department of pathology http://www.mc.uky.edu/pathology/ with successful programs in anatomic and clinical pathology, a vibrant educational program for medical students, residents and fellows, including a COMACC accredited clinical chemistry fellowship, as well as a nationally-recognized research program in neuropathology and research affiliations with the Markey Cancer Center. 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 http://www.visitlex.com/ 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 send a curriculum vitae and letter of interest summarizing service and teaching philosophy as well as a brief statement of potential clinical research goals. Please have three letters of reference sent to:


C. Darrell Jennings, MD Professor and Chairman

Department of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine University of Kentucky Medical Center

800 Rose Street, Room MS119 Lexington, KY 40536-0298

Tel: (859)-257-1446

Fax:  (859) 257-7572

Email: mhollan@uky.edu

University of Kentucky Medical Center is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Med. Science Bldg., MS116 | 800 Rose Street | Lexington, KY 40536-0298 | P: 859-323-5425 | F: 859-257-7572 | www.mc.uky.edu/pathology

Joseph Rudolf