Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Prosthodontics

Location
Gainesville FL
Posted
Aug 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

Job Description:

The University of Florida College of Dentistry is seeking applications for two full-time clinical track faculty positions in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, Division of Prosthodontics at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank.  The University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) is one of the leading dental schools in the United States and is devoted to improving and promoting oral health throughout Florida, the nation and worldwide through excellence in teaching, research, patient care and service.

Responsibilities for these positions will center on pre-doctoral and graduate level didactic, pre-clinical and clinical instruction in prosthodontics, including serving as a course director, participation in intramural faculty practice, excellence in academic pursuits and service, and include opportunities for participation in the development of departmental research and/or other scholarly activities. 

Applicants should possess the skills and knowledge to provide clinical coverage in all aspects of general dentistry. As well as being a strong clinician, applicants should be organized, open minded, dedicated to teaching students according to the guidelines set by the department, proficient with technology and the use of electronic health records, abreast of current evidence-based dentistry and possess excellent communication skills. The position’s requirements include: a DDS, DMD or equivalent degree and a certificate of Prosthodontics specialty from a CODA-accredited postgraduate prosthodontics program. Preferred qualifications include: previous teaching experience and board certification. Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials and experience. 

The University of Florida, a member of the AAU, is the largest and most comprehensive public university in the state of Florida, with large undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate educational programs. The UF Health Science Center and its six colleges (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, Veterinary Medicine) are co-located on the Gainesville campus, with additional teaching, research, and patient care sites across Florida, and internationally.

Advertised Salary:

Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials and experience. 

Minimum Requirements:

DDS, DMD or equivalent degree and a certificate of Prosthodontics specialty from a CODA-accredited postgraduate prosthodontics program.

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous teaching experience and board certification.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants should attach a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their interest containing a statement of academic objectives, and a contact list of three references with their online application.

Search committee will begin reviewing applications on or after September 6, 2017. Applications will be accepted and reviewed until a sufficient applicant pool has been established.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire.  A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible.  Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.

Health Assessment Required: Yes