Assistant or Associate Professor in Division of Endodontics
University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington, Kentucky
Type: Full Time
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: FE02784
The 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. Our college is well known as a leader in digital dentistry and with a low student-teacher ratio and collegial atmosphere, there exists an excellent opportunity for the selected skilled clinician to be an integral part of the current development of an elite endodontic residency program and to enhance the clinical and academic mission of the College through research, teaching and service. Exceptional benefits are provided for this position which can be reviewed at the following link: Insurance and retirement benefits | UK Human Resources (uky.edu). The anticipated start date for this assignment is July 1, 2024.
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.
Distribution of Effort (DOE): Instruction 60–70% Scholarship 5-10% Professional Development 5–10% Service 20% TOTAL 100%
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.
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.
Founded in 1962, the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is recognized as one of the nation's outstanding dental institutions.
The college has a national and international reputation for its dynamic and innovative approaches to dental education. Doctoral and postdoctoral students are treated with respect and as colleagues. The University of Kentucky emphasizes an environment of collegiality between faculty and students to create a unique educational setting that promotes learning. The college is committed to providing its students with superior programs that prepare them to deliver competent care to patients throughout the Commonwealth and the nation.
In addition to the Doctor of Dental Medicine degree, the college offers postdoctoral programs in six fields of study: General Practice Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orofacial Pain, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, and Periodontics. Graduate students in Orofacial Pain, Orthodontics, and Periodontics receive a Master of Science degree from the University of Kentucky Graduate School and a specialty certificate. All seven programs hold current and full accreditation by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (C...ODA). See a listing of both departments and all divisions here.
In addition to a variety of Continuing Education (CE) options, UKCD also offers the following: externships in Craniofacial Genetics and Oral Medicine, and a 6-month Dental Assisting Training.
UK Dentistry Mission
Mission: Advancements in patient care, education, research, and community engagement, for the benefit of Kentuckians and beyond, are made possible by our college’s scientifically oriented, technically capable, and culturally sensitive oral health team.
Vision: Be a model for oral health education, discovery, and service as our innovations advance the practice of dentistry.