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Assistant, Associate or Professor in the Division of Adult Dentistry

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor in the Division of Adult Dentistry
Requisition Number FE03005
Working Title
Department Name 7A830:Division of Adult Dentistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
This position requires a dental degree (DMD or DDS) or equivalent credentials
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
The candidate must be eligible for dental licensure in the State of Kentucky.
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry seeks to recruit a full-time faculty member who will work in the Division of Adult Dentistry. The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry’s Division of Adult Dentistry conducts a fulltime General Practice Residency (GPR) training program. This program is fully accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and is designed to extend dental graduate’s capability to perform all phases of general dentistry in either private practice or hospital settings. The program’s clinical experiences include: Service rotations in General Anesthesia and Internal Medicine; Emergency Call Service; focus of program management of medically, mentally and physically complex patients; operating room experience; core didactics including conscious sedation; clinical experience in inhalation, PO and IV conscious sedation; and a full scope of general dentistry. Working relationships include successful and positive interface with other divisions of the college and research centers at the University of Kentucky. This faculty member will work with other faculty and staff in the Division to strengthen the educational, service and scholarly activities for the Division, consistent with the University’s goals.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. John Burt atjohn.burt@uky.edu. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Please also include 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.

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
• Post-doctoral residency training in general dentistry is desirable.
• Experience and expertise in the care of special patients is desirable.
• Experience in dental education is desirable.
• Experience and expertise with hospital dentistry is desirable.
• Experience and expertise with IV sedation is desirable.
• Experience with research and scholarly activities is desirable.
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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