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Assistant, Associate or Professor in Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant, Associate or Professor in Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
7A810: Division of OMFS

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

DMD / DDS from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation or equivalent degree

Required Related Experience

1 Year

Required License/Registration/Certification

Eligible to receive an unrestricted or faculty-limited Kentucky dental license

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Practice in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is seeking applications for a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the academic rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor.

This faculty position will function as a full time member of the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Department of Oral Health Science. This position will be a member of the active medical staff of the University Hospital. In this capacity the position will provide clinical care, mentor residents and predoctoral dental students and participate in scholarly activities as is consistent with the job description.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Melvyn Yeoh, Associate Professor, and Acting Division Chief of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Melvyn.yeoh@uky.edu. Please note that, to be considered an applicant for this position, you must submit an application via UK’s online employment system. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Interested applicants should submit a UK application, in addition to:
- Letter of interest
- Curriculum vitae
- Names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

High level of clinical competence in dentistry (Oral Surgery). Ttraining in operative dentistry desired, but not required.

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.