Department Name: 7A850:DENTISTRY ORAL HEALTH PRACTICE
The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for Division Chief of the Division of Restorative Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Practice. This is a full time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.
This position provides overall leadership, strategic direction and resources for the Division of Restorative Dentistry including the digital technology mission of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. The position directly provides and drives direction for digital implant planning/placement and teaching skills expected of students in the DMD clinic, providing direct patient care. Specific responsibilities of this position include providing direct patient care, provides clinical teaching and supervises the continuity of patient care.
Qualifications for this position include a DMD/DDS degree or equivalent, eligibility for academic dental licensure through the Kentucky Board of Dentistry, experience in dental education, a minimum of 10 years of clinical practice in a comprehensive general dentistry setting, proficiency in the complete dental CAD/CAM workflow. A proven record of training others in the application of digital dental technology is expected. Experience implementing digital and cutting edge dental technology in a large group practice setting is preferred.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Robert Frazer, Chair, Department of Oral Health Practice at [email protected] or by mail at Dr. Robert Frazer, Chair, Department of Oral Health Practice University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Dental Science Bldg., D-124, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0297. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
Interested applicants should submit an application as well as include:
Letter of interest
Names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application
Restorative Dentistry, Administration, Leadership, and Supervision
Position Time Status: Full-Time
DMD / DDS degree or equivalent
Required Related Experience:
10-years of clinical practice in a comprehensive general dentistry setting.
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Eligibility for academic dental license through the Kentucky Board of Dentistry.
Experience in dental education, proficiency in the complete dental CAD/CAM workflow, a proven record of training others in the application of digital dental technology, and experience implementing digital and cutting edge dental technology in a large group practice setting is preferred
University 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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.