The Department of Restorative Sciences at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), School of Dentistry, invites applicants for a full-time, non-tenure-earning faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Specific responsibilities include preclinical/clinical teaching duties in a vertically integrated curriculum as well as research.
The UAB School of Dentistry is dedicated to providing a quality education to the next generation of dentist practitioners with the kind of knowledge that empowers the brightest minds to provide the most powerful dental care. The Department of Restorative Sciences includes approximately 70 faculty members, seeking to promote excellence in a student's professional development to foster values recognizing their key responsibility for a patient's overall health. Through innovative programs, the intent is to graduate students who share a unified purpose to continue as life-long learners providing competent clinical care and contributions to both the professional and public welfare. Further, these values must be nurtured by participation in interdisciplinary professional culture with interactions throughout the medical community to appropriately provide care to the population. Finally, DMD graduates must recognize that patient care is centered in principles of evidence-based best practices recognizing all culturally diverse populations to universally provide excellent, optimal oral healthcare for all.
UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.
Assignment Category: Full-Time
Tenure Status: Non-Tenure Track
Qualified candidates should have a DMD/DDS or equivalent degree. To be considered, applicants must have completed a CODA-accredited Advanced Education in Prosthodontics residency. Eligibility and/or certification by the American Board of Prosthodontics is desired. Specific responsibilities include preclinical/clinical teaching duties in a vertically integrated curriculum. Prior academic teaching and research experience is desired. Qualified candidates will be eligible to participate in an intramural faculty practice.
Prior academic teaching and research experience is desired.
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Internal Number: 8408
About University of Alabama Birmingham
In fall 2018, UAB had a third consecutive year of record-high over all enrollment with 21,923 students, including its largest freshman class ever (2,299), with enrollment growth in every school on campus and in the acclaimed UAB Honors College. The freshman class had an average ACT of 25.2 and GPA of 3.73- both higher than 2017. UAB's students are talented and diverse, with minority students making up 40.5 percent of the freshman class and 39.7 percent of the entire of the student body. Logo Logo UAB is was recently recognized as the Top Young University in the U.S. and 10th globally in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. UAB research expenditures are at a record high, exceeding $562 million in FY17, and UAB ranks 15th in federal funding nationally among public universities (top 4 percent) and 31st overall (top 5 percent). In National Institutes of Health funding, UAB ranks 8th among public universities (top 2 percent) and 23rd overall (top 4 percent) with more than $244 million. UAB Health system has over one million patient visits annually and is home to Alabama's largest hospital and the 3rd largest public hospital in the U.S. UAB houses the state's only level ...1 adult trauma center and the only National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center in Alabama and a five-state region. UAB is the state's largest single-site employer, with more than 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact of over $7.15 billion on Alabama.