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

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Assistant, Associate or Professor in Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Requisition Number FE02906
Working Title
Department Name 7A810: Division of OMFS
Work Location Lexington, KY
Type of Position Faculty
Position Time Status Full-Time
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.

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
High level of clinical competence in dentistry (Oral Surgery). Training in operative dentistry desired, but not required.
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.


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

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University of Kentucky
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