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Assistant, Associate or Professor in Public Health Dentistry

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor in Public Health Dentistry
Requisition Number FE03109
Working Title
Department Name 7A880:Division of Public Health Dent
Work Location Brooksville, Kentucky
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Non-Tenure Track
Required Education
D.M.D./D.D.S. degree
Required Related Experience
Experience in dental practice.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Eligible for academic dental license (through the Kentucky Board of Dentistry)
Job Summary
This position is required to provide a general dentist who will help provide quality dental care to both children and adults in a variety of community outreach and mobile outreach sites (including but not limited to local schools, daycare centers, nursing homes, prisons, etc. as deemed necessary and requested by the department) as well as at the primary site in Brooksville and / or at surrounding satellite locations.

This position provides strategic direction and resources for the Division of Public Health Dentistry of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. The individual in this position will work closely with and report to the Division Chief of Public Health Dentistry for clinical functions. Primary duties for this general dentist position include direct oversight of all clinical functions, patient care and other duties specific to individual community projects, grants and contracts. In this capacity, this dentist must have strong clinical skills particularly in the areas of restorative dentistry and exodontia. This individual may also be expected to participate in resident/student education.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Pam Van Arsdall, Associate Professor, and Division Chief of Public Health Dentistry at pam.stein@uky.edu. Please note that, to be considered an applicant for this position, you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit a UK application, in addition to:
- Letter of interest
- Curriculum vitae
- Names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application.

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
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Residency in general dentistry program.
Experience with dental outreach
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.
Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-12-30

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University of Kentucky
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