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Faculty Positions Available

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 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:; 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.