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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.

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.

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.

Full-Time Assistant Professor, Oral Diagnosis & Oral Medicine

The University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time clinical track faculty position at the academic rank of Assistant Professor of Oral Diagnosis & Oral Medicine 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 must have completed at least 2 years of CODA accredited GPR or AEGD. A 2 year GPR will be preferable. Additional training or experience in Oral Pathology or Oral Medicine is desirable but not required. Ideal candidate must be comfortable in supervising students as a generalist and be broadly trained. Desirable candidate should be comfortable in doing medical risk assessment of patients in student clinic and be comfortable in supervising treatment of medically complex patients. The applicant must qualify for an unrestricted or faculty-limited Kentucky Dental License. Teaching & research experience and Board eligibility/certification where applicable are desirable. Responsibilities will include clinical and didactic teaching of pre and post-doctoral students and participation in division activities. Faculty practice, service and some scholarly activity in the individual's area(s) of expertise are expected.  

A review of applications will begin on February 1, 2015 and will continue until the position is filled.  Expected start date will be July 01, 2015. Please send letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for at least three references who either worked with you or was directly involved in your supervision during residency. Preferably one of these references should come either from program director or department chair. Applications should be sent directly to Dr. Iquebal Hasan, Division Chief, Division of Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine and Oral Radiology, University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Chandler Medical Center Room MN-320, 800 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0297.  Electronic submissions as 3 separate MS Word or PDF file are preferred and may be sent to iquebal.h@uky.edu. It is advisable to send electronic applications.

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.

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.

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Kentucky – Lexington, Orofacial Pain Dentist – Special Title Series

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for employment as a full-time faculty member in the Special Title Series on a tenure track in the Division of Orofacial Pain, Department of Oral Health Science.  This individual must possess a DMD/DDS degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) or equivalent credentials from a non-CODA accredited program, and qualify for a Kentucky Dental License.  An advanced certificate from a CODA accredited program in orofacial pain or equivalent is required. An advanced degree, such as a PhD, research experience and experience with an academic institution are strongly preferred.  Salary and academic 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. Jeffrey P Okeson, Chair, Department of Oral Health Science by email to: okeson@uky.edu  or by mail to University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, 800 Rose St., Dental Science Bldg. D-142, Lexington, KY  40536-0297.  The University of Kentucky is an EEO/AA employer.