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Assistant, Associate or Professor Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Requisition Number FE02989
Working Title
Department Name 7A820:Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
D.M.D or D.D.S. Degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). Board eligible or board certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. Maintenance of a dental license within the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Maintenance of Basic Life Support (BLS) and Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) certification. Demonstrate ability in clinical and didactic teaching.
Required Related Experience
Advanced education in pediatric dentistry is required.
Required License/Registration/Certification
N/A
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time,12 month, non-tenure track Assistant, Associate or Professor position in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science. The responsibilities of this position include supervising Pediatric Dentistry residents and dental students in their clinical care of patients at our Lexington, Kentucky facilities including in the UK Pediatric Dentistry Clinics and the Operating Room. The position will support clinical mission of the UK college of dentistry and division of Pediatric dentistry and requires a working relationship with clinical faculty of other divisions in the college of Dentistry and various departments in the medical center.

To apply, please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Cristina Perez Pacheco, Division Chief of Pediatric Dentistry at cristina.perez@uky.edu. Please note that, to be considered an applicant for this position, you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Patient care, Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), clinical and didactic teaching.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience with an academic institution is preferable. Board eligibility or certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry and a demonstrated ability in clinical and didactic teaching highly preferred. Kentucky Dental License and Moderate Pediatric Sedation permit.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-12-30

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