The University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level in the Division of Orthodontics, Department of Oral Health Science.

Responsibilities include teaching in the predoctoral and postdoctoral educational programs, participation in research and other scholarly activity, providing coverage of residents’ clinical care, direct patient care in the Orthodontic Faculty Practice, participation in developing the curriculum for a Craniofacial and Special Care Orthodontics Fellowship, and service to the College, University, and profession.

Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. James K. Hartsfield, Orthodontic Residency Program Director, at James.Hartsfield@uky.edu. Please note, that to be considered an applicant for this position, you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system.

Interested applicants should submit a UK Online Application. In addition, please include:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Names and contact information of three references (upload under Specific Request 1)

Applications will be reviewed immediately, and will continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The applicant must have the ability and strong desire to teach in the clinic and classroom, consistently demonstrate scholarly activity, deliver direct patient care, and serve the University and profession.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: No

Preferred Education/Experience

Completion of a CODA accredited Craniofacial and Special Care Orthodontics Fellowship preferred

Previous experience in research and clinical application of 3D technologies also preferred.

Open Until Filled

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