Assistant, Associate or Professor Division of Oral Diagnosis

Assistant, Associate or Professor Division of Oral Diagnosis

locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 3/26/2024
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant, Associate or Professor Division of Oral Diagnosis

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
7A720:Division of Oral Diagnosis

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

DMD or DDS degree from a CODA accredited institution and eligible for full or faculty dental
license in the state of Kentucky

Required Related Experience


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 Assistant, Associate or Professor in the Division of Oral Diagnosis. This is a full time, 12-month assignment period, Clinical Title Series, non-tenure track eligible position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor. Exceptional benefits are provided for this position which can be reviewed at the following link: Insurance and retirement benefits | UK Human Resources (uky.edu). The anticipated start date for this assignment is July 1, 2024.

The primary responsibilities will be to provide and supervise oral health and general health assessments and wellness care and diagnostic workups of patients at the College of Dentistry. This position requires supervision of clinical activities of student dentists, and perhaps residents and scholars, in the College dental clinics including but not limited to the Dental Urgent Care Clinic, Oral Diagnosis Clinic, and Diagnosis, Wellness & Prevention Clinic. This position requires a close working relationship with an interdisciplinary team, Team Leaders, and other clinical faculty. This position should be filled by a dentist with advanced training.  The faculty member will function as a full-time member of the Department of Oral Health Practice, Division of Oral Diagnosis/Oral Medicine/Oral Radiology

Responsibilities include:

1. Contribute to the educational aspects of the Oral Diagnosis/Oral Medicine dental clinics and the didactic and clinical learning and skills development of dental
students and perhaps residents and scholars.
2. Participate with an interdisciplinary team to improve oral and overall health.
3. Supervise the clinical activities of student dentists in the areas of diagnosis, oral medicine, radiology and the treatment planning of dental problems.

4. Supervise the clinical activities of student dentists in the area of treating patients with oral medicine concerns.
5. Help monitor, direct and supervise the clinical activities of the Dent a I Urgent Ca re Clinic, Oral Diagnosis Clinic, and Diagnosis, Wellness & Prevention Clinic.
6. Help coordinate the interdisciplinary activities of the Diagnosis, Wellness & Prevention Clinic.
7. Participate and direct/co-direct courses in the Division of Oral Diagnosis and Oral Medicine.
8. Engage in scholarship or other creative academic activities.
9. Provide resident learning.
10. Provide patient care in the Faculty Practice Clinic.
11. Serve on applicable College, Medical Center, or University committees.

o Instruction 55-65%
o Research, Scholarship and other creative activities 10-20%
o Service 10-20%
o Professional Development 5-10%

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

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Leadership, and Supervision

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

An advanced degree or certificate in AEGD or GPR is preferred but not required.
Minimum 1-2 years of experience in dental education in oral diagnosis.

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

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.