The University of Kentucky is seeking a general dentist to provide quality dental care to both children and adults in a variety of community outreach and mobile outreach sites as well as at the primary site in Madisonville, KY. Dental care may be provided in traditional brick-and-mortar dental clinics, on-board mobile dental units, and/or in other non-traditional models such as lap-to-lap in daycare centers. This Clinical Title series faculty position will be under the supervision of the UKCD Division of Adult, Pediatric and Public Health Dentistry.
Primary responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, direct, high-quality patient care, community relations, and other duties specific to individual community projects and contracts. This includes some administrative duties including supervising staff. In this capacity, the dentist must develop productive working relationships with a variety of constituencies including, but not limited to, medical and dental faculty and staff, UK HealthCare leadership, local physicians and dentists, community officials, hospital officials, school and community leaders, etc. In addition, the individual in this position will be expected to participate in resident education including in providing lectures and consultations to medical residents and students as well as direct clinical oversight of dental students and residents. The individual may also develop an area of scholarship that is commensurate with their other responsibilities. As the regional dental program continues to grow and develop, there may be other activities and duties assigned that would fit with the University’s pillars of education, research, service and engagement.
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please include letter of interest (upload under cover letter) and curriculum vitae. Also provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.