Assistant Professor in Restorative Dentistry
Assistant Professor in Restorative DentistryRequisition Number:
7A850:DENTISTRY ORAL HEALTH PRACTICEWork Location:
Lexington, KYType of Position:
FacultyPosition Time Status :
Full-TimeTenure Track Status:
Non-Tenure TrackRequired Education:
DMD / DDS from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation or equivalent degreeRequired Related Experience:
1 YearRequired License/Registration/Certification:
Eligible to receive an unrestricted or faculty-limited Kentucky dental licenseJob Summary:
The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Practice in the Division of Restorative Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the academic rank of assistant Professor.
This is a faculty position with major emphasis on instructional activities. Service and limited creative responsibilities are also included. A minimum of 80-90% effort is devoted to teaching the principles and techniques of restorative and/or prosthodontic dentistry to dental students in preclinical and clinical courses. Responsibilities may include directing one or more required courses and/or elective courses with attendant course preparation, development, and student tutorial responsibilities. The remaining time will be spent in professional development, service, and scholarly activities
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Rodrigo Fuentealba, Assistant Professor, and Division Chief of Restorative 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. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Interested applicants should submit a UK application, in addition to:
- Letter of interest
- Curriculum vitae
- Names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application.
High level of clinical competence in dentistry or prosthodontics. Post-doctoral training in operative dentistry or prosthodontics desired, but not required.Open Until Filled:
YesUniversity Community of Inclusion:
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