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Assistant, Associate or Professor Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Requisition Number FE02799
Working Title
Department Name 7A820:Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
D.M.D or D.D.S. or equivalent credentials and national board eligibility
Required Related Experience
N/A
Required License/Registration/Certification
Kentucky Dental License and Moderate Pediatric Sedation permit. Board eligibility or certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky, College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time,12 month, tenure track Assistant, Associate or Professor position in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science. The responsibilities of this position include supervising Pediatric Dentistry residents and dental students in their clinical care of patients at our Lexington, Kentucky facilities including in the UK Pediatric Dentistry Clinics and the OR, conducting seminars and lectures for residents and dental students, providing direct patient care, participation in the on-call schedule of the attending dental faculty, and serving on college committees.

To apply, please include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Cristina Perez Pacheco, Division Chief of Pediatric Dentistry at cristina.perez@uky.edu. Please note that, to be considered an applicant for this position, you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Patient care, Basic Life Support (BLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), clinical and didactic teaching.
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience with an academic institution is preferable. 

A demonstrated ability in clinical and didactic teaching highly preferred
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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Posted: 2022-04-27 Expires: 2022-09-04

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