Assistant, Associate, or Professor in Orofacial Pain, & Center for Oral Health Research

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant, Associate, or Professor in Orofacial Pain, & Center for Oral Health ResearchRequisition NumberFE02085Working TitleDepartment Name7A005:RESEARCH & GRADUATE STUDIESWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusNon-Tenure TrackRequired Education

PhD Degree or equivalent

Required Related Experience

1 Year

Required License/Registration/Certification


Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a non-tenure track Assistant, Associate, or Professor in the Division of Orofacial Pain in the Department of Oral Health Science, and the Center for Oral Health Research (COHR). The general qualifications for this positon include a PhD in Clinical Psychology, strong potential for future research funding, and training & publications in the area of chronic orofacial pain.

The primary responsibility of this position will be to develop a successful and funded research program for the COHR. The position will also support the research efforts of graduate students in the College of Dentistry. In addition, significant time will be designated to providing supervision of the clinical care provided by graduate psychology students in the orofacial pain clinic. The faculty member in this position will support the College’s mission and goals to increase research efforts in the COHR, assist faculty and residents in developing research protocol in the college, provide clinical supervision for psychology graduate students in the orofacial pain clinic, and provide statistical support of faculty and residents’ research efforts.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Moreno-Hay, Division Chief of Orofacial Pain at [email protected]

Please include letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

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

PhD in Clinical Psychology as well as training and publications in chronic orofacial pain 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: 9/11/2019
    Application Due: 9/30/2019
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