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Job ID: 232429

Assistant, Associate or Professor in the Division of Adult Dentistry
University of Kentucky

Date Posted Mar. 6, 2024
Title Assistant, Associate or Professor in the Division of Adult Dentistry
University University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY, United States
Department 7A830:Division of Adult Dentistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date July 2024
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Family Dentistry
    Dentistry - General
The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry - Division of Adult Dentistry, is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member who will provide and enhance direct patient care at Kentucky Clinic, participate in the didactic and clinical training of the Division’s General Practice Residency (GPR) Program including attending clinical and on-call coverage for residents. This is a full-time non-tenure track faculty position at the academic rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor level. Exceptional benefits are provided for this position which can be reviewed at the following link: Insurance and retirement benefits | UK Human Resources ( The anticipated start date for this assignment is July 1, 2024.

1. Providing direct patient care as a participant in UK-Healthcare.
2. Supervising general practice residents in the clinical care of patients in the Kentucky Clinic.
3. Participate in the on-call schedule of the attending dental staff.
4. Participating in Division patient care and teaching activities.
5. Serving as a member of college committees.
6. Conducting seminars and lectures for the residents.

General Qualifications:
1. D.M.D. or D.D.S. degree from a CODA accredited institution or proof of graduation from a non-CODA accredited dental school and evidence that the degree makes the candidate eligible to practice dentistry in the jurisdiction from which the applicant graduated.
2. Maintenance of a dental license within the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
3. Maintenance of Basic Life Support (BLS) certification.
4. Demonstrate ability in clinical and didactic teaching.

Percent of Time and Effort: (figures are approximations only and are subject to change based on the needs of the institution):
Service (patient care) 85-95%
Administration 0-5%
Professional Development 0-10%
Total 100%

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Melvyn Yeoh at . Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include a letter of interest and curriculum vitae. Please also include contact information for at least three references when prompted in the application. This information may be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

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