The Division of Dentistry at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Medicine is seeking applications for qualified individuals for the position of Pediatric Dentist. The practicing Pediatric Dentist will be closely aligned with the UVA Children’s Medical Center. This is a comprehensive facility that cares for patients with a variety of medical conditions. General Pediatric Dentistry opportunities serving the Charlottesville and surrounding community are also available. Hospital clinics and Operating Room facilities are available for use on UVA grounds. The Pediatric Dentist will also interact with the multi-disciplinary UVA Craniofacial Clinic. An interest in cleft care is an important aspect of the practice with demonstrated competency in Nasoalveolar Molding (NAM) and other non-surgical techniques preferred.
Opportunities to contribute in research and education also exist. The division currently has a well-established and accredited General Practice Dental Residency program and this remains a priority. The Pediatric Dentist will also function within the General Practice Dental Residency program and a willingness to work with and teach GPR residents is expected. UVAHealth is a large academic medical center and research programs and collaborations are encouraged.
The Dentistry Division is within the Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery. The Dentistry Division benefits from shared resources across all missions.
The Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery has a strong history and is well positioned. The successful candidate will also benefit from an aligned leadership within the health system and strong support for Departmental success. The Department is growing with numerous energetic faculty seeking to build collaborations and programs.
Candidates must be graduates of an ADA accredited school of dentistry and Pediatric Dentistry residency.
Education: Ph.D. or terminal degree. ABD may be accepted.
This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.
This position can require extensive periods of time standing and squatting while conducting experiments. The qualified candidate will have excellent work ethic, strong communication skills and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively. The incumbent should also be self-motivated, meticulous, and possess strong attention to detail.
Please, visit http://jobs.virginia.edu, and search posting number R0043773.
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The University of Virginia, established in 1819 by Thomas Jefferson, is recognized annually as one of the nation's top public institutions and the University of Virginia Medical Center is listed as one of America's Top Hospitals. Charlottesville is located in Central Virginia, 110 miles from Washington, DC and 70 miles from Richmond. It has been recognized as one of America's top cities to live, raise a family, conduct business, and retire. It has also been recognized as one of America's Top Green Cities. Located near the Blue Ridge Mountains it is popular with outdoor enthusiasts with extensive opportunity for hiking, running, cycling, tennis, golf and skiing.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System and the University Physician’s Group are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
The University of Virginia and the Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery are Equal Opportunity Employers committed to providing employment without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.
Salary is negotiable based on experience.
The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.