1+ months

Associate or Professor & Department Chair of Oral Health Practice

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Associate or Professor & Department Chair of Oral Health Practice
Requisition Number FE02987
Working Title
Department Name 7A701: Dept of Oral Health Practice
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
DMD / DDS degree or equivalent
Required Related Experience
10-years of clinical practice in a comprehensive general dentistry setting.
Required License/Registration/Certification
Eligibility for academic dental license through the Kentucky Board of Dentistry.
Job Summary
The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for Department Chair of the Department of Oral Health Practice (Division of Endodontics, Division of Periodontics, Division of Restorative Dentistry, Division of Prosthodontics, Division of Comprehensive Care, Division of Oral Diagnosis, Oral Medicine & Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology). This is a full time, tenure track eligible position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.

This position provides overall leadership, strategic direction and resources for the Department of Oral Health Practice including the digital technology mission of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. The position directly provides and drives direction for digital implant planning/placement and teaching skills expected of students in the DMD clinic, providing direct patient care.

Qualifications for this position include a DMD/DDS degree or equivalent, eligibility for academic dental licensure through the Kentucky Board of Dentistry, experience in dental education, a minimum of 10 years of clinical practice in a comprehensive general dentistry setting, proficiency in the complete dental CAD/CAM workflow. A proven record of training others in the application of digital dental technology is expected. Experience implementing digital and cutting edge dental technology in a large group practice setting is preferred.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.

Interested applicants should submit an application as well as include:
• Letter of interest
• Curriculum vitae
• Names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application

Questions regarding the position may be directed to search committee chair, Dr. Zindell Richardson (z.rich@uky.edu)

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID-19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Administration, Leadership, and Supervision
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience in dental education, proficiency in the complete dental CAD/CAM workflow, a proven record of training others in the application of digital dental technology, and experience implementing digital and cutting edge dental technology in a large group practice setting is 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: 2022-05-18 Expires: 2022-08-17

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