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Assistant Professor in Dental Public Health

Job description

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a non-tenure track faculty position in the Division of Dental Public Health, Department of Oral Health Science. This is a full-time position at the Assistant Professor level, and will be based out of Benton, KY. This individual must possess a DMD/DDS degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and qualify for a Kentucky Dental License. Preference will be given to those applying with significant clinical experience, and experience in community-based dental education.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. The College of Dentistry is part of the Chandler Medical Center.

Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Keith White, at [email protected] Please note that, to be considered an applicant for this position, you must submit an application here via UK's online employment system. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit an application here. Please attach:

  • Letter of Interest (upload under Cover Letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information of three references (upload under Specific Request 1)

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Dental Public Health

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Work Location
Benton, KY

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Required Education

DMD, or DDS from a CODA accredited institution or proof of graduation from a non CODA accredited dental school and evidence that the degree makes the candidate eligible to practice dentistry in the jurisdiction from which the applicant graduated.

Required Related Experience

0 Years

Required License/ Registration/Certification

License to practice dentistry in the state of Kentucky

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Preference will be given to those applying with significant clinical experience, and experience in community-based dental education.

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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.

Posting Specific Questions

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  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's Online Employment System?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • InsideHigherEd.com
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Diverseeducation.com (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • HERCjobs.org (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • InsightIntoDiversity.com
    • Academic Keys
    • HospitalCareers.com
    • Latinosinhighered.com
    • Indeed.com
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Specific Request 1
Optional Documents
  1. Resume





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Posted: 3/3/2018
Application Due: 5/2/2018
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