Department Name: 7A850:DENTISTRY ORAL HEALTH PRACTICE
Work Location: Lexington, KY
Type of Position: Faculty
Tenure Track Status
Required Education:DMD / DDS or equivalent from a CODA accredited institution or proof of graduation from a non-CODA accredited dental school and evidence that the degree makes the candidate eligible to practice dentistry in the jurisdiction from which the applicant graduated.
Required Related Experience:1 Year
Required License/Registration/CertificationEligibility to receive an unrestricted Kentucky dental license or a Kentucky dental faculty license.
Certificate in Endodontics from a CODA Accredited Institution.
Board certified or eligible to take the examination of the American Board of Endodontics
Job SummaryThe University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is inviting applications for a full-time faculty position in the non-tenure track for the Division of Endodontics, Department of Oral Health Practice. The Search Committee is very interested in a skilled clinician to aid the current development of a new postgraduate program and to enhance the clinical and academic mission of the College through research, teaching and service.
The primary responsibilities of the selected candidate are to provide preclinical and clinical instruction to predoctoral and postgraduate students. Other duties will include: participation in the development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs at all levels in the Division, serving as a consultant to postgraduate students in other advanced programs, supervision of students providing patient care, opportunity to participate in the faculty practice, providing continuing education necessary to meet program needs, participation in activities leading to scholarship/professional development leading to promotion and serving on Division, Department, College, Medical Center and University committees as assigned.
Qualifications for this position include a DMD or DDS degree from a CODA accredited institution or equivalent credentials. The candidate should have a certificate of advance training in Endodontics from a CODA accredited institution, be board certified or eligible to take the examination of the American Board of Endodontics. Candidates should be eligible to receive an unrestricted Kentucky license or a Kentucky dental faculty license. Experience in dental education desired, but not required.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Interested applicants must submit an application that includes a 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 position is filled.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?: No
Preferred Education/ExperienceExperience in dental education desired, but not required.
Open Until Filled
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