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Assistant, Associate or Professor Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/8/2023
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant, Associate or Professor Division of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name
7A810: Division of OMFS

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Tenure Track

Required Education

DMD or DDS degree or combined DMD/DDS and MD

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification

Board eligibility or certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Eligibility for Kentucky licensure

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is seeking applications for Assistant, Associate or Professor in the Division of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery. This is a full time, 12-month assignment period, Special Title Series, tenure track eligible position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Professor. Exceptional benefits are provided for this position which can be reviewed at the following link: Insurance and retirement benefits | UK Human Resources (uky.edu). The anticipated start date for this assignment is July 1, 2024.
This is a faculty position with emphasis on instructional activities. The primary responsibility of this position is to organize and execute the programs related to teaching of oral and maxillofacial surgery to doctoral and postdoctoral level students with greater emphasis on the doctoral program.

Responsibilities may include directing one or more courses with attendant course preparation and development responsibilities. Patient care is an important part of the service commitment along with teaching and limited clinical research.



• Active participation in the clinical and didactic teaching_ of doctoral students within the College of Dentistry curriculum. This involves day-to-day supervision of students in the clinic and consultation to other clinical disciplines within the College.

• Serve as course director for clinical and didactic oral and maxillofacial surgery courses.

• Responsible for academic and personal advising of dental students assigned by the Student Affairs Office.

• Supervising other residents and students from other disciplines in the clinical performance of

oral and maxillofacial surgery.

• Transmitting evaluations of students to the appropriate office in Student Affairs.

• Serving as coordinator of doctoral student education in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Creative Productivity and Research:

• Participate in education or clinical research activities related to the teaching or practice of oral and maxillofacial surgery. When possible, results should be published in abstract form or in journal articles.

Service/Patient Care:

• Maintain clinical proficiency and provide service through direct patient care, both inpatient and outpatient.

Professional Development:

• Actively participate in professional meetings and committees related to oral and maxillofacial surgery on the local, state and national level. Attend courses to augment and enhance professional goals and institutional needs.


• Serve on appropriate College, Hospital, and University Committees.


• DMD or DDS degree or combined DMD/DDS and MD

• Board eligibility or certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

• Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice experience, consistent with years of residency education

• Eligibility for Kentucky licensure


• Instruction 55%

• Patient care 25%

• Research/Scholarly Activity 10%

• Professional Development 8%

• Administration 2%

Total: 100%

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery practice experience, consistent with years of residency

Deadline to Apply

Open Until Filled

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.