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Augusta University
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Job Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 235692

Job Summary Job ID: 235692Position: 20006499 The Department of Restorative Sciences is seeking a full-time Prosthodontist faculty member for predoctoral didactic, preclinical, and clinical learning in restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, and associated areas. Participation in Dental College of Georgia (DCG) Restorative Sciences advanced education residency programs including Prosthodontics, Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program (AEGD) and General Practice Residency (GPR) may be expected consistent with candidate experience, credentials, and the department mission. The candidate must be a graduate of a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited advanced prosthodontics program, and is actively pursuing or has completed Board Certification, as qualified. Preference will be given to candidates with clinical experience and demonstrate 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. Department Marketing Statement Department of Restorative Sciences Mission At both the predoctoral and residency levels, the Department of Restorative Sciences strives to graduate and support the consummate dental health care provider to meet tomorrow's health care needs through of learning, scholarly activity, and service to the community and the profession. As the largest clinical department in The Dental College of Georgia, the Restorative Sciences faculty are continuously updating didactic and clinical learning opportunities for dental students and advanced education residents to support state of the art, patient-centered care. The Department blends a strong biomaterials research program from the Dental Materials Section with an outstanding clinical program through research and publication of state-of-the art projects. This partnership ensures the Department of Restorative Sciences leads the way in discovery, innovation, technology, and education. The Department serves its graduates and their communities through continuing education programs, and meaningful contribution to professional organizations from local to international levels. Faculty have broad background and expertise to support student, resident, and current dental practitioners’ efforts to remain on the cutting edge of dentistry.Responsibilities 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: Prosthodontics, AEGD, and GPR
  • Collaborative responsibilities with all departments pertaining to predoctoral learning, advanced education learning in support of restoration driven patient care.
  • Esthetic Center (shared efforts with College Administration)
  • Biomaterials Research Laboratory
  • Production laboratory
  • Collaborative agendas relating to research/scholarly activity, and service.
Projected Assigned Effort65% TeachingActively serve as an effective clinician-educator as measured by quantitative and qualitative assessments.1. Contribute and support learning in pre-doctoral lab courses, and/or pre-/post-doctoral clinics and/or classroom instruction, and receiving above-average student, resident, and peer evaluations.2. Contribute as assigned the pre-doctoral program, inclusive of its curriculum, clinical competencies, and the preparation of students for the licensing board exam.3. Contribute to curriculum maintenance and innovation. Support didactic and clinical learning using best evidence.4. Contribute to the planning, development, and implementation of collaborative advanced technology curricula and clinical efforts.5. Develop, administer, and provide informal/formal student performance assessments. Plan and provide student assessments. Participate in faculty peer review.6. Contribute as assigned to advanced-education program directors and residents in Restorative Sciences and throughout the DCG.7. Establish and maintain effective and productive professional interactions for predoctoral and advanced program successes.
10% Research/Scholarship Collaborate with faculty and serve as a mentor for students/residents regarding research and scholarly activities leading to presentations and publication.1. Participation in department research/scholarly activity initiatives and preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.2. Collaborate within and support the department FOSTER (Faculty Opportunity Strategies Toward Effective Research) Program through advocacy, participation, and funding.3. Expand research collaborations intra- and inter-institutionally based on background and experience.
20% Clinical/Patient Care Provide patient care in the Augusta University Dental Associates faculty practice, maintain quality standards for compliance with all DCG policies. 5% Service Participate in efforts that support the Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, the profession, and the public.1. Lead or serve on DCG and AU level committees and support other professional service activities that are appropriate for the assigned role. This may include but is not limited to institutional and/or professional organization activities such as committees, leadership, continuing education, outreach, etc.2. Obtain CE credit necessary for the maintenance of professional licensure, complete mandatory annual/bi-annual training (e.g. HIPAA, BLS) required for clinical duties in the department, the DCG, and AU, support and comply with college or university policies and practices.Required Qualifications
  • US DDS or DMD Degree (or Foreign Equivalent) from an accredited college or university
  • Graduate of a three-year CODA accredited Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics.
  • State of Georgia Dental License or State of Georgia Faculty Dental License
Preferred Qualifications American Board of Prosthodontics certification or progress toward board certification as qualified; Expertise in advanced technologies, digital workflow, including dental implants; prior experience in dental education and demonstrated ability to work productively in didactic and clinical educational environments; a history of publications; clinical experience.Shift/Salary Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.Conditions of Employment All candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during the course of their employment and beyond.How To Apply To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at Search for Job ID: 235692. Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document. 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- 8813Equal 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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