Request Appointment or 859-323-9707

Faculty Positions Available

Restorative Dentistry Faculty, Special Title Series

The University Of Kentucky College Of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Special Title Series position in the Division of Restorative Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Practice.

Major responsibilities include preclinical and clinical teaching of fixed, removable, and implant prosthodontics at the predoctoral level. In addition, the individual will function as a “generalist” attending in the predoctoral DMD clinic providing supervision for the variety of procedures typically provided by a general dentist. The individual will engage in research/scholarship consistent with his/her professional goals and program needs, provide direct patient care in the Faculty Practice, and contribute service to the College, University and profession.

Qualifications include DMD/DDS degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) or equivalent. Advanced training in restorative dentistry or prosthodontics is highly desirable. The applicant must be eligible for an unrestricted or faculty-limited dental license in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Please send a letter of interest, curriculum vita, and names and contact information of three references to Dr. Robert Q. Frazer, Division Chief of Restorative Dentistry, Room D632C, Chandler Medical Center, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0297.  Electronic submissions in a single MS Word or PDF file are preferred and may be sent to rfrazer@uky.edu.   Review of applications will begin 1 December 2013, but the search will remain open until the positions are filled. An individual offered a position will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and a national background check in accordance with University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is an EEO/AA employer.

The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing employment opportunities to all qualified people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, protected veterans, or individuals with a disability.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and all interested and qualified people.

Public Health Faculty, Assistant Professor

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is currently recruiting for a full-time faculty position at the assistant professor level in the Division of Dental Public Health. Candidates must be a RDH and have an MPH degree and have or be eligible for a Kentucky dental hygiene license. Opportunities include: mentoring dental students and graduate students, teaching in the predoctoral education program, providing hygiene services in the College’s outreach programs, and participating in professional development and leadership activities consistent with the job description.  Salary and rank are commensurate with experience.  Send a letter of inquiry, curriculum vitae and names of three references to Dr. Robert E. Kovarik, chief, Division of Dental Public Health, Department of Oral Health Science, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY  40536-0297. Upon offer of employment, successful applicants for this position must undergo a national background check and pre-employment drug screen as required by University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from minorities and females.

The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing employment opportunities to all qualified people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, protected veterans, or individuals with a disability.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and all interested and qualified people.

Periodontology Faculty, Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

The University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full time special title series and tenure track position in the Division of Periodontology, Department of Oral Health Practice. This position represents an exciting opportunity to contribute to the periodontology education of young clinicians and academicians who represent the future of our specialty and profession.  Responsibilities include didactic and clinical teaching in the graduate and pre-doctoral educational programs, participation in research and other scholarly activity, treatment of patients in the intramural faculty practice, and service to the College and University.  The individual must possess a DMD/DDS degree or equivalent credentials and a certificate of advanced education/ training in Periodontology from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). MS or PhD degree with teaching experience is desirable. Applicant must be eligible for an unrestricted or faculty-limited Kentucky dental license. The College of Dentistry is part of the Chandler Medical Center.

A review of applications will begin on May 30, 2014 and will continue until this position is filled.  Send letter of inquiry, curriculum vita, and names and contact information of three references to Dr. Mohanad Al-Sabbagh, Division Chief of Periodontology and Program Director of Graduate Periodontology, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, 800 Rose St., Dental Science Bldg., Lexington, KY  40536-0297.  Electronic submissions in a single MS Word or PDF file are preferred and may be sent to malsa2@email.uky.edu.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The individual offered the position must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a pre-employment national background check as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is an EO/AA employer.

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and all interested and qualified people.

Department Chair, Oral Health Practice

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking a chair for the Department of Oral Health Practice.  The College is part of a major academic health care enterprise and the Department Chair oversees the Divisions of Restorative Dentistry, Periodontics, Endodontics, and Oral Diagnosis/Oral Medicine/Oral Radiology. The Department Chair, working with the Division Chiefs, oversees all educational (pre-doctoral DMD and post-graduate Periodontics), research, patient care, service and administrative aspects of the department and helps guide the College as part of the Dean’s Administrative Leadership Group. Qualifications include DMD/DDS degree from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) or equivalent. Advanced training in one of the areas represented in the Department is highly desirable. The applicant must be eligible for an unrestricted or faculty-limited dental license in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. This is a senior full-time, tenure-track/tenured position at the Associate Professor or Professor level. Salary and rank will be commensurate with education, qualifications and experience but strongest consideration will be given to applicants whose qualifications merit appointment as full professor. Applicants with advanced specialty training as recognized by the ADA should be board certified in that specialty. Upon offer of employment, applicants must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a national background check as required by University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is the state’s Flagship University located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and women are encouraged to apply. To apply for this position please send a letter of interest and a curriculum vitae to: Jeffrey P Okeson, DMD, Chair, Department of Oral Health Science, University of Kentucky 800 Rose Street, D-142, Lexington, KY 40536.  Electronic submissions in a single MS Word or PDF file are preferred and may be sent to okeson@uky.edu. Review of applications will begin on June 1, 2014, but the search will remain open until the position is filled.

The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing employment opportunities to all qualified people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, protected veterans, or individuals with a disability. 

The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and all interested and qualified people.

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.

Pediatric Dentist, Special Title Series

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time Special Title Series position in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science.  This individual must possess a DMD/DDS degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation or equivalent credentials and qualify for a Kentucky Dental License.  Advanced education in pediatric dentistry is required; and experience with an academic institution is preferable.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience.  The College of Dentistry is part of the Chandler Medical Center.  A review of applications will begin immediately and continue until this position is filled.  Send letter of inquiry and CV to Dr. Enrique Bimstein, Chief, Division of Pediatric Dentistry, by email to: ebi223@uky.edu; or by mail to University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, 800 Rose St., Dental Science Bldg. D-414, Lexington, KY  40536-0297.  The University of Kentucky is an EEO/AA employer.

The University of Kentucky is committed to a policy of providing employment opportunities to all qualified people regardless of economic or social status and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnic origin, national origin, creed, religion, political belief, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, protected veterans, or individuals with a disability.  The University of Kentucky is an equal opportunity university. We encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and all interested and qualified people.

Assistant Professor, Endodontics

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Division of Endodontics, Department of Oral Health Practice. Applicants must have a DDS/DMD from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation or equivalent, and a certificate of advanced education/training in Endodontics from a CODA accredited program. The applicant must qualify for an unrestricted or faculty-limited Kentucky dental license. Responsibilities include teaching in the predoctoral educational program, participation in scholarly activity, treatment of patients in the intramural faculty practice, and service to the College, University and profession. Teaching experience and Board eligibility/certification are desirable.

A review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references to: Dr. Alfred Wiemann, Division Chief of Endodontics, UK College of Dentistry, Dental Science Building, D-442, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0297. Electronic submissions in a single MS Word or PDF file are preferred and may be sent to alfred.wiemann@uky.edu.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The individual offered the position must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a pre-employment national background check as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. The University of Kentucky is an EO/AA employer. We encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and all interested and qualified people.

Faculty Position, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the academic rank of assistant, associate, or full Professor of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology in the Department of Oral Health Practice, Division of Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology.  Applicants must have a DDS/DMD from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation or equivalent, and a certificate of advanced education/training in Oral Radiology from a CODA accredited program and be board certified or board eligible.  The applicant must qualify for an unrestricted or faculty-limited Kentucky dental license.  Teaching experience and Board eligibility/certification are desirable. Responsibilities will include clinical and didactic teaching of pre- and post-doctoral students and oversight of the oral radiology service.  Faculty practice, service and research in the individual's area(s) of expertise are expected.   

A review of applications will begin on September 1 2014 and will continue until the position is filled.  Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for three references to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Craig Miller, Division of Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Chandler Medical Center Room MN-324, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0297.  Electronic submissions in a single MS Word or PDF file are preferred and may be sent to cmiller@uky.edu.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The individual offered the position must pass a pre-employment drug screen and undergo a pre-employment national background check as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources.  The University of Kentucky is an EO/AA employer.  We encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans and all interested and qualified people.