Department Name: 7A880:Division of Public Health Dent
This position provides strategic direction and resources for the Division of Public Health Dentistry of the University of Kentucky College of Dentistry. The individual in this position will work closely with and report to the Division Chief of Public Health Dentistry for clinical and administrative functions. Academic advancement efforts will be directed through the Division Chief of Public Health Dentistry. Primary duties for this general dentist position include direct oversight of all clinical functions, patient care and other duties specific to individual community projects, grants and contracts. In this capacity, this dentist must have strong clinical skills particularly in the areas of restorative dentistry and exodontia. This individual may also be expected to participate in resident/student education.
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Experience in dental practice
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Eligible for academic dental license (through the Kentucky Board of Dentistry)
Minimum of 5 years preferred
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.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.