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(Clinical) Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor or Clinical Director, Advanced Education Pro...

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Boston University
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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(Clinical) Assistant/Associate Professor/Professor or Clinical Director, Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dental Medicine, Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Tracking Code23599933191109Job Description

The Department of Pediatric Dentistry at Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine (GSDM) invites applications for full-time and part-time clinical faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full Professor level. We are also seeking an individual (full-time) who will serve as the Clinical Director for the program. These appointments are effective immediately.

These academic appointments are based in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and involve the training of post graduate students in the Certificate in Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Pediatric Dentistry. Responsibilities include didactic and clinical instruction in all aspects of pediatric dentistry related with specialist training. The appointee must possess strong clinical skills and be experienced in providing clinical care and instruction in the treatment of pediatric patients with who have many needs including, social challenges, medically complex conditions, mental and physical disabilities in an outpatient clinical setting. Supervision and evaluation of postdoctoral residents in all aspects of oral conscious sedation and operating room activities is integral to the position. Further expectations include mentoring postdoctoral residents on scholarly activities pertaining to dental research.

The Pediatric Dental Department has three community affiliated sites within the city of Boston and Brighton, MA; the candidate must be eligible for appointment and have the ability to travel to each site.

Clinical Director

This faculty administrative position reports to the Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. In addition to teaching, mentoring and related duties as described above, the Clinical Director will oversee the administration of the program's clinician schedule, i.e., faculty and residents at the Pediatric Dental Center, Franciscan Hospital for Children, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Boston Medical Center. This will involve coordinating clinician schedules between the sites and the school. This position requires previous program administration experience, strong organizational skills, and proven leadership experience.

Required Skills

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Candidates must be graduates of an advanced education program in Pediatric Dentistry and be board certified. Qualified applicants must have a DMD/DDS degree from a U.S. or Canadian dental school recognized by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation or a comparable foreign degree. Applicants must be eligible for a regular license or limited faculty license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and be able to obtain hospital privileges. Candidates must also be well versed and either hold or be eligible for a valid nitrous oxide or sedation dental license in Massachusetts.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Preference for this position will be given to candidates with previous clinical teaching, or who exhibit demonstrated potential for teaching excellence, and scholarly research activity. For the Clinical Director position, experience leading teams and proven leadership experience is preferred.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with training and experience.

The Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine, located in Boston’s historic South End, is the premier dental school in Boston serving the needs of a diverse and multicultural patient base. A leader in digital dentistry, the Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine offers a highly advanced, collaborative and state-of-the-art patient treatment facility and learning environment in which teaching, research and community service are uniquely combined to prepare tomorrow's dental professionals. The school promotes excellence in learning through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion to enrich our campus community.

Boston, the capital of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is the 21st largest city in the nation and is consistently ranked as one of the best U.S. cities for students with access to world-renowned universities, hospitals and academic medical centers, advanced biotechnology companies, outstanding cultural institutions and major professional sports teams. As the business and educational hub of New England, Boston is a highly competitive recruiting ground for employers.

To Apply:

Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. For consideration, a curriculum vitae, letter of interest, statement of career goals and academic interest, and leadership goals, and a statement of diversity, equity, and inclusion should be submitted. At least three references with full contact information including emails should be provided. Contact information for references is requested, but will only be used, with permission, from finalists. Evaluation of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Applications should be sent to:

Dr. Keri Discepolo, Chair

Department of Pediatric Dentistry

Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine

635 Albany Street, Suite 744

Boston, MA 02118

Email to: kdiscep@bu.edu

Please note: all newly hired faculty will need to be in compliance with Boston University’s COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Requirement within 30 days of date of hire.

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job LocationBoston, Massachusetts, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular

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