Associate Professor

Aurora, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Colorado - School of Dental Medicine

Associate Professor/Professor - Director of Comprehensive Care

The School is located on the Anschutz Medical Campus in new, state-of-the-art facilities. The campus is home to schools of medicine, pharmacy, nursing, public health and dental medicine, and multiple hospitals and affiliate institutions, located in the Denver metropolitan area near the foothills of the Rocky Mountains. It accepts a DDS class-size of 80 students each year along with 40 students in its International Student Program. The School also offers the following additional programs: General Practice Residency, Periodontics, Pediatric and Orthodontics graduate programs.

The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine invites qualified applications for a full-time Associate Professor/Professor position on the tenure or clinical track as the Director of the Comprehensive Care Program, in the Department of Restorative Dentistry The Program is responsible for the management of the group practices that support the clinical education of DDS and advanced standing international students. The Comprehensive Care Program Director will work closely with the faculty, administration and students to ensure a high quality learning experience for students, a high quality care experience for patients, and the safe and compliant operation of the Comprehensive Care Clinics. The emphasis of this position is to provide the leadership and future vision for the program and to develop collaborative intra and interprofessional learning and patient care opportunities. Outstanding opportunities exist for collaborative studies in a wide range of disciplines/areas across the Anschutz Medical Campus and with other University of Colorado affiliated institutions.

The responsibilities of the director include the overall administration and leadership of the Comprehensive Care Program, representation of the vision of the Program in school-wide initiatives, teaching in the DDS Program and the advanced standing International Student Program, faculty collaborations on research projects and funding opportunities, and the development of novel research/scholarly/teaching and learning programs that complement existing strengths in the school of dental medicine.


Minimum Qualifications:

The successful candidate will have a DDS degree from an accredited US dental school or its foreign equivalent, and must be eligible for licensure in the state of Colorado. Preference will be given to candidates with advanced education in an area that will complement the future growth of the program and school of dental medicine.

Preferred Qualifications:

A demonstrated record of collaborative publications, external funding and past leadership experience are desired.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. This position is not eligible for overtime compensation. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services.

The University of Colorado Denver is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background investigations for all prospective employees.

The University of Colorado strongly supports the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.

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Special Instructions to Applicants:*Applications are accepted electronically ONLY at* REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS: 1). Applicants are required to submit a cover letter to address interests and goals, a curriculum vitae and a list of three references. Questions about the position should be addressed to: Dr. Chuck Powell, Search Committee Chair, at

Reference checks are a standard step in our hiring process. You may be asked to provide contact information, including e-mail addresses, for up to 5 references if you are referred to the Hiring Authority for an interview. We will notify you prior to contacting both on and off-list references

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References

Application Materials Instructions:Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but full consideration will be given to complete applications received by April 1, 2017. Those who do not apply by April 1, 2017 may or may not be considered.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Department: H0001 -- Anschutz Medical Campus - 20421 - SDM-Dept Restorative Dentistry

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Feb 3, 2017

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Shiela Otero

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00731573


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