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Orthodontic Faculty, Assistant Professor

The University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in the Division of Orthodontics, Department of Oral Health Science.  Teaching and practice experience is desired, in addition to research experience. Responsibilities include didactic and clinical teaching in the graduate and pre-doctoral educational programs, participation in research and other scholarly activity, and treatment of patients in the intramural faculty practice.

The individual must have a DMD/DDS or equivalent degree, and an orthodontic certificate preferably from a CODA accredited Orthodontic program. A PhD or equivalent degree in a medical science discipline is preferred; and ongoing research experience in craniofacial and mineralized tissue biology.. Eligibility for licensure within the Commonwealth of Kentucky is required and ABO certification/eligibility is preferred.

Please send curriculum vitae, list of references and letter of interest to Dr. Jeffrey Okeson, Chair, Department of Oral Health Science, University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry, Dental Science Bldg., D-142, 800 Rose St. Lexington, KY 405036-0297 or email Okeson@uky.edu. Salary and benefits commensurate with education, experience and qualifications.

The University of Kentucky is an EEO/AA employer. The individual offered the position will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a pre-employment national background check as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources.