Assistant Professor in Dental Public Health

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant Professor in Dental Public HealthRequisition NumberFE02021Working TitleDepartment Name7A800:DENTISTRY ORAL HEALTH SCIENCEWork LocationBenton, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education

DMD, or DDS degree from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

Required Related Experience

0 Years

Required License/Registration/Certification

License to practice dentistry in the state of Kentucky

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty member in the in the Division of Dental Public Health, Department of Oral Health Science. This is a full-time position at the Assistant Professor level and is located in Marshall County/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. 80-90% of the effort for this position will devoted to patient care & associate instruction, while community outreach programs administration, professional development, and scholarly activity will make up the remaining 10-20% effort.

Interested applicants should submit a UK application and include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references.

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.

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

Significant clinical experience, experience in community-based dental education, and experience with dental outreach preferred. Residency in general or pediatric dentistry also desirable.

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

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  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
Optional Documents
  1. Academic Transcript




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Posted: 7/5/2019
Application Due: 9/3/2019
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