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Assistant, Associate or Professor of Oral Health Science/Div. of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor of Oral Health Science/Div. of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology
Requisition Number FE02724
Working Title
Department Name 7A840:Division of Oral Pathology
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
DDS/DMD from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA), or equivalent.


Required Related Experience
Successful completion of a residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology from a CODA-accredited program

Required License/Registration/Certification
Applicants must have Diplomat status of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. In addition, the applicant must qualify for an unrestricted Kentucky dental license and must be actively involved in an active biopsy service.
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky is seeking faculty applicants for the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology. The successful candidate will help to maintain and advance the division’s stellar reputation and critical role in education, service, and research, as well as be innovative in his/her approach to new methods of educating students and residents. In addition, the successful candidate must have the training and talent to handle the clinical and microscopic diagnosis of a wide range of pathologic conditions affecting the head and neck, and the ability and strong desire to teach.

Qualified applicants must have a DDS/DMD from a program accredited by the Commission of Dental Accreditation, successful completion of a residency in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology from a CODA-accredited program, and Diplomate status of the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology. In addition, the applicant must qualify for an unrestricted Kentucky dental license and must be actively involved in a biopsy service that receives greater than 5,000 specimens per year. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Inquiries can be sent via email to Dr. Zindell Richardson, Oral Health Science Department Chair at z.rich@uky.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Interested applicants should submit an application as well as a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Laboratory skills, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology skills, clinical & didactic instruction, program evaluation, academic advising.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Candidates actively involved in a biopsy service that receives greater than 5,000 specimens per year is highly preferred


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: 2022-03-16 Expires: 2022-07-17

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Assistant, Associate or Professor of Oral Health Science/Div. of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology

University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40507

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