Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of General Dentistry (72341)
Mar 30, 2021
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 for this position will center on learner-centered pre-doctoral level didactic, pre-clinical and clinical instruction in general dentistry, including serving as a course director, participation in intramural faculty practice, distinction in academic pursuits and service, and include opportunities for participation in the development of departmental research and/or other scholarly activities. Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials and experience.
UFCD currently ranks among the top-five U.S. dental schools in terms of NIH research funding. The University of Florida (UF), 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. UF currently ranks 8th among the nation’s top-10 public universities. 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 throughout Florida, and beyond.
For more information about the University of Florida College of Dentistry, visit: www.dental.ufl.edu
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 excellence in 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. Teaching and private practice experience are preferred. Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials and experience.
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 http://www.naces.org/.
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.