Assistant Professor/Associate Professor

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Augusta University
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Augusta University

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Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Assistant Professor/Associate Professor
Location: Augusta University
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 248901
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About Us Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.Location Augusta University – Our Health Sciences Campus: 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912 Our Summerville Campus: 2500 Walton Way, Augusta, GA 30904College/Department Information The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, we provide dental education to the next generation of professionals by offering hands-on education through innovative research, patient care, and service. Join other dental providers to improve the oral health of Georgia and beyond. The DCG was founded to provide the people of Georgia with quality dental care by educating students in dentistry. As a patient, you have the option to receive treatment in one of our three different practice models consisting of student clinics, resident care, or in the faculty practice. All dental treatments can be completed by the specialists in our facility. We also serve patients in more than 20 clinics across Georgia. Department of Restorative Sciences Mission At both the predoctoral and advanced education/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 by fostering learning, scholarly activity, and service to the community and the profession. Learning: 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. Scholarship: 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 can lead the way in discovery, innovation, technology, and education. Service: 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. Job Summary Job ID: 248901Position: 20012901

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 https://www.augusta.edu/dentalmedicine/academics/departments/restorative/ 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. Responsibilities The duties include, but are not limited to: 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 Effort

65% Teaching

Actively 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 positive 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 programs, 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.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications CODA accredited DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent) from an accredited college or university. Completion of a 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/Benefits Academic rank, tenure status and salary to be commensurate with qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.Augusta University offers a variety of benefits to full-time benefits-eligible employees and some of our half-time (or more) employees. Benefits that may be elected could include health insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, Teachers Retirement System (or Optimal Requirement Retirement), as well as earned vacation time, sick leave, and 13 paid holidays. Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program. Consider applying with us today!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.Equal Employment Opportunity Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty. Search Job ID: 248901.
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document. Interested candidates should also send a current CV and letter of interest to: 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- 8813Other 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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