Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Operative Dentistry

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Operative Dentistry

Job No: 530629

Work Type: Non-Tenure-Track Faculty

Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)

Categories: Dentistry

Department: 34170200 – DN-OPERATIVE DIVISION

Job Description

Classification Title:

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor of Operative Dentistry

Job Description:

The University of Florida College of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time clinical track faculty position in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, Division of Operative Dentistry at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. The University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) is one of the leading dental schools in the United States devoted to improving and promoting oral health throughout Florida, the nation and worldwide through excellence in teaching, research, patient care and service.

Responsibilities include didactic, preclinical and clinical instruction in operative dentistry to the DMD program and graduate programs, including serving as a course director, participation in intramural faculty practice, excellence in academic pursuits and service, and include opportunities for participation in the development of departmental research and/or other scholarly activities. Minimum requirements include a DDS, DMD, or equivalent dental degree. Preferred qualifications include: post-graduate training in operative dentistry from a CODA accredited institution, teaching experience that has prepared the candidate to be a course director in operative dentistry, and clinical practice experience. Applicants should possess the skills and knowledge to provide clinical coverage in all aspects of general dentistry. As well as being a strong clinician, applicant should be organized, open minded, dedicated to teaching students according to the guidelines set by the department, proficient with technology and the use of electronic health records, abreast of current evidence-based dentistry and possess excellent communication skills.

The University of Florida (UF), a member of the AAU, is the largest and most comprehensive public university in the state of Florida, with large undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate educational programs. UF currently ranks 8th among the nation’s top-10 public universities. The UF Health Science Center and its six colleges (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, Veterinary Medicine) are co-located on the Gainesville campus, with additional teaching, research, and patient care sites throughout Florida, and beyond.

Expected Salary:

  • Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials and experience

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum requirements include a DDS, DMD, or equivalent dental degree.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Preferred qualifications include post-graduate training in operative dentistry from a CODA accredited institution, teaching experience that has prepared the candidate to be a course director in operative dentistry, and clinical practice experience.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

  • Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an applicant pool is identified.
  • Applicants should attach a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their interest containing a statement of academic objectives, and a contact list of three references with their application for consideration.

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida’s Sunshine Law.

For more information about the University of Florida College of Dentistry, visit: http://www.dental.ufl.edu.

Health Assessment Required:
Yes

Applications Close: Open until filled

To apply, visit https://apptrkr.com/5127319

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