Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science (71459)

St. Petersburg, FL
Mar 12, 2021
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science (71459)

St. Petersburg, FL
Open Date:
Mar 10, 2021

The University of Florida College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time clinical non-tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Community Dentistry and Behavioral Science at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank. This position will serve as Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor at the UFCD Seminole Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) Program in the role of Clinical Team Leader. 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 for this position will center on learner-centered residency level clinical and didactic instruction, and a desire to achieve distinction in academic pursuits and service. It will include opportunities for participation in the development of departmental service and academic opportunities. The incumbent will be responsible for assisting the program director in maintaining a clinical residency training program that meets all the requirements of the Commission on Dental Accreditation. This includes assisting in formulating and implementing all clinical and didactic educational programs, recruiting sufficient qualified faculty, ensuring sufficient time is allotted for each required discipline, and maintaining program documentation required for accreditation. In addition, the assistant director is responsible for representing the UFCD in the local community and actively markets to build a strong patient base.

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.

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Minimum requirements include a DDS, DMD or equivalent degree. Preference will be given to candidates who have five years clinical practice experience and/or teaching in a clinical dental setting and strong preference will be given to candidates who have successfully completed a CODA accredited AEGD or GPR postgraduate program. Willingness to participate in clinical faculty practice duties is desired. Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials and experience. Anticipated start date is flexible but the preferred start date is June 1, 2021.

Application Instructions:

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 an 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

The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. 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.


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