Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor, Pediatric Dentistry
University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Salary: 140,000.00 - 170,000.00
2 openings available.
Internal Number: 345771
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is pleased to invite applications for a Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor in our Division of Pediatric Dentistry.
The person holding this position will join a strong group of faculty members in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry that has patient care, research, and didactic expertise in all aspects of pediatric dentistry.
This person will complement and expand the Division’s interests in cariology, evidence-based dentistry, public health, education of the oral health workforce, oral manifestations of systemic disease, clinical and molecular genetics, care of children with special health care needs, multidisciplinary management of genetic dental conditions, and cleft and craniofacial care.
The person in this position will:
achieve great satisfaction from teaching and providing clinical instruction of dental education students, residents, and pediatric health care providers.
demonstrate passion, clinical expertise, a positive attitude, and a collaborative team approach while supporting learners as they provide a high-quality, evidence-based, comprehensive dental home.
have strong organizational skills, sound knowledge of current office software programs, communicate well verbally and in writing.
have a track record of experience in leading projects from conception to completion via an ability to work collaboratively with colleagues, direct reports, and supervisors.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This position may include, but is not limited to the following responsibilities:
Clinical instruction and administration of pre-doctoral dental education students rotating through Division of Pediatric Dentistry clinical sites
Provide academic offerings (lectures, seminars, case presentations, etc) for pediatric dentistry residents, pre-doctoral dental education students, and advanced education dental residents
Clinical teaching with pediatric dentistry residents and other advanced education residents at the University of Minnesota Pediatric Dental Clinic made possible by Delta Dental of Minnesota and the MHealth Fairview Masonic Children’s Hospital
Participate in committee work as appointed by the Director of the Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Participate in faculty, resident, and student research projects conducted by the Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Participate in continuing education programs provided by the Division of Pediatric Dentistry
One day a week of internal or external private practice is negotiable at time of offer
DDS/DMD degree from a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited United States or Canadian dental school
Completion of an Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry accredited by CODA or the Commission on Dental Accreditation of Canada prior to start in the position
Meets eligibility requirements for certification with the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
Current Minnesota Dental License or can obtain one prior to start in the position
Experience working with a diverse patient base
Experience and clinical interest working with dental education students and residents
Experience in clinical and didactic instruction in pediatric dentistry
Experience working within a pediatric hospital setting
Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently
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