Assistant or Associate Professor of Endodontics

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant or Associate Professor of EndodonticsRequisition NumberFE01637Working TitleEndodontics Research FacultyDepartment Name7A850:DENTISTRY ORAL HEALTH PRACTICEWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusTenure TrackRequired Education


Required Related Experience

Clinical Endodontics experience, as well as experience in academic dentistry and dental education.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Eligible for an Academic Dental License through the Kentucky Board of Dentistry

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time researcher as a tenure track assistant or associate professor in the Endodontics Division, Department of Oral Health Practice. Qualifications include DMD, DDS, PhD, or BDS Degree; eligibility for an academic dental license through the Kentucky Board of Dentistry; experience in academic dentistry, and experience in dental education.

This position will serve as the principal investigator on multiple research projects. The individual will plan, coordinate, and assist graduate endodontic residents in translational research and serve as the thesis mentor for students. In addition, this individual will assist graduate endodontic students in patient care delivery and be expected to provide academic instruction in the graduate endodontic program. This individual should be proficient in research design, technical writing, and have a history of published manuscripts in appropriate peer reviewed publications. Additional responsibilities include development of a research laboratory capable of continued research in their chosen area of interest that would contribute to the mission of the research at the University of Kentucky and that of the College of Dentistry.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Alfred Wiemann, Division Chief of Endodontics at [email protected]

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please include letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Please also include the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be used to solicit reference letters through the employment system.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience

Experience in academic dentistry and dental education preferred. Proficiency in research design, technical writing, and history of published manuscripts in appropriate peer reviewed publications highly preferred

Deadline to ApplyOpen Until FilledYesUniversity 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 DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Cover Letter
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    Posted: 1/17/2019
    Application Due: 8/6/2019
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