Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of General Dentistry

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

Clin Ast/Aso Professor

Job Description:

The University of Florida College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time clinical track faculty position in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, Division of General Dentistry 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 devoted to improving and promoting oral health throughout Florida, the nation and worldwide through excellence in teaching, research, patient care and service.

Responsibilities include serving as a student group leader in the DMD Clinical Program, participation in intramural faculty practice, excellence in academic pursuits and service, and some limited participation in the development of departmental research and/or other scholarly activities. Applicants must be experienced and able to deliver departmental and college curricular content in the predoctoral student DMD clinic, preclinic and/or didactic setting. Applicants must be able to supervise students in all aspects of restorative dentistry, including comprehensive treatment planning, periodontology, endodontics, operative, fixed and removable prosthodontics, basic surgical procedures, and participate in faculty practice. 

As well as being an experienced clinician, applicants should be organized, open minded, dedicated to teaching predoctoral 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. Experience with CAD/CAM is also desirable. Minimum requirements include a DDS, DMD, or equivalent dental degree and commitment to working with and building teams. Post-graduate training, DMD teaching experience, scholarly activities, and private practice experience are preferred. 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 dental degree and commitment to working with and building teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

Post-graduate training, DMD teaching experience, scholarly activities, and private practice experience are preferred.

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 application for consideration. 

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable applicant pool is identified.

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