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Assistant or Associate Professor in Division of Endodontics

companyUniversity of Kentucky
locationFayette County, Lexington, KY, USA
PublishedPublished: 12/16/2023
Education / Training
Full Time

Job Title
Assistant or Associate Professor in Division of Endodontics

Requisition Number

Working Title

Department Name

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Tenure Track Status
Non-Tenure Track

Required Education

DMD, DDS or equivalent and successful completion of a two (2) year CODA accredited Endodontics  program.

Required Related Experience


Required License/Registration/Certification

Board Eligible or Board Certified in Endodontics and eligibility for dental licensure in Kentucky.

Job Summary

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is inviting applications for a full-time faculty position in the non-tenure track for the Division of Endodontics, Department of Oral Health Practice. Our college is well known as a leader in digital dentistry and with a low student-teacher ratio and collegial atmosphere, there exists an excellent opportunity for the selected skilled clinician to be an integral part of the current development of an elite endodontic residency program and to enhance the clinical and academic mission of the College through research, teaching and service. 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.

The primary responsibilities of the selected candidate are to provide preclinical and clinical instruction to predoctoral and postgraduate students. Other duties will include: participation in the development, implementation and evaluation of educational programs at all levels in the Division, serving as a consultant to postgraduate students in other advanced programs, supervision of students providing patient care, opportunity to participate in the faculty practice, providing continuing education necessary to meet program needs, participation in activities leading to scholarship/professional development leading to promotion and serving on Division, Department, College, Medical Center and University committees as assigned.

Qualifications for this position include a DMD or DDS degree from a CODA accredited institution or equivalent credentials. The candidate should have a certificate of advance training in Endodontics from a CODA accredited institution, be board certified or eligible to take the examination of the American Board of Endodontics. Candidates should be eligible to receive an unrestricted Kentucky license or a Kentucky dental faculty license. Experience in dental education desired, but not required.

Distribution of Effort (DOE):
Instruction 60–70%
Scholarship 5-10%
Professional Development 5–10%
Service 20%
TOTAL 100%

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Interested applicants must submit an application that includes a letter of interest, curriculum vitae and the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the application.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Teaching, Mentoring, Clinical Care, Collaboration, Administration, Supervision, Scholarship, Research

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

An advanced degree in Endodontics. Experience in dental education desired, but not required.

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.