Assistant Professor in Pediatric Dentistry

Job description

The University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time,12 month, non-tenure track Assistant 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 OR, conducting seminars and lectures for residents and dental students, providing direct patient care, participation in the on-call schedule of the attending dental faculty, and serving on college committees.

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 [email protected] Please note that, to be considered an applicant for this position, you must submit an application via UK's online employment system.

Job Title
Assistant Professor in Pediatric Dentistry

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Work Location
Lexington, KY

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Required Education

D.M.D or D.D.S. Degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).

Required Related Experience

Advanced education in pediatric dentistry is required.

Required License/ Registration/Certification

Kentucky Dental License and Moderate Pediatric Sedation permit.


Patient care, Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), clinical and didactic teaching.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

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

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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
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Academic Keys
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents





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    Job No:
    Posted: 12/18/2018
    Application Due: 1/17/2019
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