Full-Time Faculty For Group Practice Director, Department of General Dentistry

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Job Description
University of Maryland School of Dentistry is seeking to fill two full-time clinical faculty positions (non-tenure track) in the Department of General Dentistry. Energetic applicants with a positive attitude towards teaching and a desire to develop and advance in a career in dental education are preferred.

A group practice leader (GP Director) responsibilities will include evaluation and mentoring of pre-doctoral students engaged in comprehensive patient care and clinical teaching in diagnosis and treatment planning. In addition, the GP Director leads the practice in achieving optimal efficiency and productivity This position combines leadership in education, clinical dental practice, operations, and administration, and will play a crucial role in turning dental students into competent, independent clinicians

This position will be in the Department of General Dentistry under the Division of General Dentistry. The Division of General Dentistry is based on the Group Practice model. The group Practice is divided into eight group practices, each coordinated by two group practice leaders and responsible for 32 pre-doctoral dental students.

Specific duties include:

    Meeting regularly with assigned GP students; Mentor assigned students on academic progress through the clinical portion of the curriculum. Managing assigned patients to the GP group. Working closely with the Patient Care Coordinator; Coordinate and help deliver curricular content related to the department ( treatment planning, restorative dentistry, diagnostic sciences, or assigned). Coverage of clinical sessions with pre-doctoral students in the clinical setting Helping ensure that the dental students are competent in the management of patients requiring all disciplines of dentistry. Assisting the Division Director, Director of Predoctoral Education in the General Dentistry, Chair of General Dentistry, and the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in quality assurance and improvement, and compliance efforts. Commitment to be a team player in planning and identifying and resolving problems.
 



Qualifications
Required Qualifications:

    DMD, DDS from a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited institution or foreign equivalent dental degree. Eligibility to work in the United States Eligibility to obtain a full or limited dental license in Maryland Experience in direct comprehensive patient care and patient management, including phased treatment planning with consultation and collaboration with dental specialties, delivery of operative and direct restorative dentistry as well as single-unit indirect restorations, triage and stabilization of patients with initial dental urgent care presentation or post-operative symptomatic presentation, and development of quality referral recommendations when indicated. Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and economically diverse backgrounds.
Preferred Qualifications

    Experience in dental education including course directorship or lecturer. An understanding of initial considerations for restoration of single-tooth edentulism via implant dentistry and clinical experience with digital dentistry applications and workflow to include intraoral image acquisition and CAD/CAM of single-tooth restorations. Experience using Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position will be available until filled. Interested applicants should go to the University of Maryland Job Portal and submit the following, (1) a signed/dated detailed curriculum vitae, and (2) a statement of teaching interests into the portal. The position will be available beginning 8/01/2022. 

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for a disability, for any part of the employment process, please contact us at [email protected] and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.



Job: Faculty
Organization: School of Dentistry - Clinical Science
Job Posting: Apr 8, 2022

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