Associate Professor And Chair - Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health, Memphis - 210000011Q
The Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Associate Professor and Chair position. Responsibilities of the Chair will include leading the faculty in articulation of the vision and goals of academic units, with emphasis on quality of the learning environment. In addition, responsibilities will include:
Monitoring, managing and approving the financial operations of the Department.
Developing faculty and staff including searching for and identifying candidates for vacant faculty positions.
Reviewing and developing departmental curriculum and curricular offerings to assure fulfillment of accreditation requirements, employer expectations and suitable standards of excellence.
Preparing class schedules to meet all enrollment needs.
Developing and managing undergraduate preclinical and clinical Pediatric educational programs. Managing a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Administering the department.
Facilitating departmental research and service activities
A successful candidate will have a DDS, DMD or equivalent degree from an ADA accredited dental program and be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee. In addition, the following is required:
The completion of an accredited Pediatric Dentistry residency training program.
Certification from the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
A work history of involvement in teaching, service, and scholarly activity.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Must have prior administrative experience in health science education.
A national reputation in either scholarly activity or service to national organizations of the pediatric dentistry specialty.
Extensive clinical practice experience as in an active private practice preferred.
Demonstrated record of interaction with support communities such as alumni organizations preferred.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Organization Pediatric Dent-Comm Oral Hlth
Job Posting Jun 10, 2021, 3:04:02 PM
Internal Number: 210000011Q
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.