Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor

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Job Title: Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 218346
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Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor

Job ID: 218346

Position # 21011433

(Non-Tenure, Tenure)

Department of Restorative Sciences

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University

The Department of Restorative Sciences is seeking full-time faculty to support the DCG General Practice Residency, a nationally recognized, leading edge program. Support for DCG Restorative Sciences advanced education programs including Prosthodontics and AEGD, and other college programs, may be expected consistent with candidate credentials and experience. The ideal candidate has advanced training and experience in medically complex and medically compromised patients, hospital dentistry, and sedation in the dental setting. Preference will be given to candidates with clinical experience and who demonstrates expertise in advanced technologies, digital workflow and dental implants to support ongoing expansion of the advanced technology curricula. The candidate should have prior experience in dental education and demonstrated ability to work productively in didactic and clinical educational environments. The preferred candidate will have a history of publications, as involvement in research/scholarly activity including publications is expected. Participation in the DCG intramural faculty practice is available. Candidates must have a US DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent), active full dental licensure in another state, or be eligible for licensure by the Georgia Board of Dentistry. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The position reports to the Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences and works collaboratively with faculty within the department and across the College. Review for department information. The faculty member who fills this position will demonstrate professional behaviors that promote a positive, productive and caring environment for all DCG faculty, staff, residents, student, and patients. Augusta University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer.

Restorative Sciences Department Educational Assets and Responsibilities:

• 40 paid faculty (28- 1.0 Full-time and 12- Part-time positions at various FTE), 1 office manager, 9 administrative support personnel and 2 traditional laboratory technicians, 2 digital laboratory technicians, 1 research laboratory technician, 1 hygienist and 1 anaplastologist.

• Pre-doctoral responsibilities: D1-D3 courses, pre-clinical labs and clinical experiences

• Collaboration and support with the Department of General Dentistry for the D4 year.

• 3 Advanced Education Programs: GPR, AEGD and Prosthodontics

• Collaborative responsibilities with all departments pertaining to predoctoral learning, advanced education learning in support of restoration driven patient care.

• Esthetic Center - shared responsibility with College Administration)

• Biomaterials Research Laboratory

• Production laboratory

• Collaborative agendas relating to research/scholarly activity and service.

• Established, significant continuing education program

Interested candidates should send a current CV and letter of interest to:

Kent L. Knoernschild, DMD, MS, FACP

Professor and Thomas P. Hinman Endowed Chair

Department of Restorative Sciences

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University

1120 15th Street GC-4200

Augusta, GA 30912

Email: [email protected]

Phone: (706) 721- 8813


The Department of Restorative Sciences is committed to delivering the finest oral health care possible by preparing tomorrow's providers, providing continuing education for today's practitioners, and participating in state-of-the art research projects.

As the largest clinical department in The Dental College of Georgia, the Restorative Sciences faculty are constantly improving didactic and clinical education for the dental students enrolled at the school. These students are the professionals of tomorrow and receive the most current and up-to-date education available. At both the pre-doctoral and advanced education levels of dental education, the department is striving to produce the consummate dental health care provider for tomorrow's health care needs.

The extensive background and expertise of the faculty and staff also provides excellence in continuing education to keep current dental practitioners on the cutting edge of dentistry.

The Restorative Sciences Department blends a strong program of bio-materials research from the Dental Materials Section with an outstanding clinical program. This partnership ensures the Department of Restorative Sciences leads the way in discovery, innovation, technology, and education.

Minimum Requirements Candidates must have a US DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent) and have an active unrestricted license in another state or be eligible for licensure by the Georgia Board of Dentistry.

Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review. For specific positions, the final candidate may be subject to a (pre-employment) physical, drug screen, and/or credit check.

The final candidate will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary course work in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position your must apply online at

Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.

Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.Other Information This position is also responsible for promoting a customer friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner everyday with patients and families for success." Augusta University is a tobacco free environment and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.




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Posted: 12/28/2020
Application Due: 2/26/2021
Work Type: Full Time