1+ months

Assistant, Associate or Professor & Division Chief of Public Health Dentistry

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor & Division Chief of Public Health Dentistry
Requisition Number FE02740
Working Title
Department Name 7A880:Division of Public Health Dent
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
Tenure Track Status Tenure Track
Required Education
DMD / DDS degree or equivalent
Required Related Experience
Master’s degree in public health.
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 Division Chief of the Division of Public Health Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science. This is a full time, tenure track position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor. 
This public health professional will participate in the academic, research and service programs of the Division of Public Health Dentistry, Department of Oral Health Science and help develop community partnership s and programs to strengthen applied disparities and delivery systems research and funding.  Important collaborative leadership relationships are with the UK Center for Oral Health Research, the UK College of Public Health, and the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.  This individual will work with other faculty and staff in the Division to increase funding to strengthen educational, service and research programs for the Division and to improve overall scholarly productivity for the Division, consistent with the University’s goal to achieve top twenty status. 
Qualifications for this position include a DMD/DDS degree or equivalent, eligibility for academic dental licensure through the Kentucky Board of Dentistry and a master’s degree in public health or higher.  
Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. 
Inquiries regarding the position may be submitted via email to Dr. Zindell Richardson, Chair, Department of Oral Health Science at z.rich@uky.edu or by mail at Dr. Zindell Richardson, Chair, Department of Oral Health Science University of Kentucky College of Dentistry, Dental Science Bldg., D-140, 770 Rose Street, Lexington, KY 40536-0297. 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
Public Health Dentistry, Administration, Leadership, and Supervision
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience
Experience with an academic institution.
Deadline to Apply
Open Until Filled Yes
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.


Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2023-04-06

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University of Kentucky
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