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Job ID: 98632

University at Buffalo

  • Oct. 16, 2017
  • Chairperson
  • Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • University at Buffalo
    Buffalo, NY
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

The University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine invites applications for Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is one of seven departments in the University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine. It is charged with providing education and training to predoctoral dental students and is responsible for the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Residency Program as well as providing instruction as needed to other clinical specialty programs. The School of Dental Medicine is located on the university’s South Campus that is home to most of the other health professions schools comprising the Academic Health Center. The school is currently in the midst of a $25 million dollar renovation of its preclinical and clinical facilities.

The Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery will be a departmental leader who will collaborate with other members of the School of Dental Medicine faculty, the University community and the teaching hospitals’ staff. The incumbent will advocate and foster high quality academic, patient care, and research programs; encourage and value community outreach in dental care; support faculty success; build strong relationships with constituents; and grow philanthropy. The successful candidate will participate in the well-established clinical practice plan. Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
Candidates must have either a DDS or DMD degree from an ADA-accredited program, board certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and significant experience in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and experience in an academic institution or hospital in training dental students and/or residents. The candidate must have or be eligible for a dental license in New York State. A record of scholarship and research support, with credentials appropriate for appointment at Associate Professor or Professor level is required.

An advanced degree including a MD or PhD degree, and a history of or current leadership in professional organizations is preferred.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications/experience. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. All candidates interested in the position are required to apply online and attach a cover letter, resume, and three references in UB Jobs (Posting).

UB Jobs Posting #: F1700162

  • The University at Buffalo is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Recruiter.

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