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MOSDOH - Specialty Care Unit Director of Pediatric Dentistry - Assistant Professor

A.T. Still University
St Louis, MO

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Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Dentistry, Medicine
Position Type
Assistant Professor
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
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Job Details

A.T. Still University's Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health (ATSU-MOSDOH) is seeking an exempt Specialty Care Unit Director of Pediatric Dentistry at the St. Louis Dental Center. The position reports to the Vice Dean, Clinical Operations, Clinical Education & Community Partnerships and is responsible for managing and mentoring MOSDOH students to assure attainment of clinical competency, teaching students the fundamentals of Pediatric dentistry, assuring provision of high quality pediatric services to patients.

Major Job Duties

  • Mentoring and evaluating students in pediatric dentistry procedures on patients
  • Establish procedures for pediatrics, in conjunction with Specialty Care Unit Director
  • Communicate with Specialty Care Unit director as to the educational goals, essential experiences and competencies for student experiences
  • Complete Administrative Reports as directed
  • Assurance of students & patient safety- reporting deficiencies to the Vice Dean of Clinical Education, Operations and Community Partnerships
  • Assure clinical competency for students in pediatric dentistry
  • Supervise pediatric residents/fellows as needed
  • Provide indirect supervision of dental assistant(s) and provide performance review evaluations to the Dental Clinic Manager
  • Provide didactic and laboratory instruction to pre-clinical students in Kirksville and D3 and D4 students in St. Louis
  • Perform dental procedures on patients as needed

Job Responsibilities

  • Track student progress toward attainment of clinical competency and communicate progress & deficiencies on a periodic basis to the Vice Dean of Clinical Operations, Clinic Education & Community Partnerships
  • Assurance of patient and students safety and report any deficiencies to the Vice Dean of Clinical Operations, Clinical Education & Community Partnerships
  • Participate in calibration activities, to include semi- annual faculty advance
  • Participate in ATSU/MOSDOH committee activities
  • Potential for intermittent on-call and other outreach activities after hours
  • Other duties as assigned


  • D.D.S. or D.M.D.
  • A current Missouri State Dental License is required
  • Must be highly skilled in pediatric dentistry
  • Adaptable
  • Able to work independently
  • Team oriented
  • Personable

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date. For more information, please visit:


A.T. Still University (ATSU) is the founding institution of osteopathic healthcare, established in 1892 by Andrew Taylor Still. As a leading health sciences university, ATSU is comprised of two campuses (Kirksville, Mo., and Mesa, Ariz.) on more than 200 acres with six prestigious schools. The culturally rich learning environments include residential and online healthcare related graduate degrees as well as community-based partnerships worldwide. ATSU has more than 1,300 employees dedicated to its not-for-profit mission and an average annual enrollment of over 3,100 students from 35 countries.

ATSU is renowned for its preeminence as a multidisciplinary healthcare educator. The University is focused on integrating the founding tenets of osteopathic medicine and the advancing knowledge of today's science. ATSU continually earns distinctions as the graduate health sciences university with best-in-class curriculum and a community outreach mission to serve the underserved. The University has a rich history of leadership in both healthcare education and correlated research.

ATSU instills within students the compassion, experience and knowledge required to address the whole person and shape healthcare in communities where needs are greatest. Inspired to influence whole person healthcare, ATSU graduates contribute to the future of integrated care while also leading with a selfless passion in the communities they serve.

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