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Assistant or Associate Professor (Job Id: 29108)

Position Deleted on 11/01/2013. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Family/Geriatric Med
Louisville, KY
  • Admin - Health and Medical Services
  • Faculty - Medicine - Physicians
Full Time
Job ID: 29108
Location: Family/Geriatric Med

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer, committed to diversity and in that spirit, seeks applications from a broad variety of candidates.

Position Description
The Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine (DFGM) at the University of Louisville is recruiting for a full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in Geriatrics. All applicants should be board certified in Family Medicine or Internal Medicine and have a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Geriatrics. The position may be tenure or term track. This position requires demonstrated clinical, teaching, and administrative skills. Responsibilities include teaching medical students, residents, and fellows, and providing patient care in outpatient clinics, hospitals, and nursing homes. Salary is commensurate with training and experience and an excellent fringe benefits package is available.

The University of Louisville DFGM is a unique department that blends both family medicine and geriatric medicine. The DFGM is the only academic program in the state to focus on geriatrics and includes a geriatric medicine fellowship program. The geriatrics programs include palliative medicine, hospitalists, home call program, geriatric evaluation and treatment team, nursing home care, and an endowment-supported polypharmacy program. The Chair of the Department, Dr. James G. O'Brien, is also the Margaret Dorward Smock Endowed Chair in Geriatric Medicine and internationally recognized for his expertise in elder abuse and neglect. The Department has close ties to the Louisville Veterans Administration Medical Center and other colleges on campus. We are seeking individuals interested in the challenges and opportunities associated with joining a diverse and expanding department. If you have questions, please contact either Dr. James O'Brien or Dr. Christian Furman at 502-852-1998 or email

To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below, then click on the "Apply Now" button on that page. You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. You must submit your application by midnight of the application deadline. If the posting description requested that you follow up and mail or email other documents, your application will not be considered complete until those have been received by the department.

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. If you have any questions or problems please contact, Center for Faculty Personnel - or by phone 502-852-5301

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6542 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.
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