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Job ID: 206073

Assistant or Associate Professor of Prosthodontics
University of Rochester

Date Posted Feb. 22, 2023
Title Assistant or Associate Professor of Prosthodontics
University University of Rochester
Rochester, NY, United States
Department Eastman Institute for Oral Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Prosthodontics/Restorative Dentistry
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Position Summary: Eastman Institute for Oral Health (EIOH) seeks outstanding applicants for a full-time tenure eligible (academic category) or non-tenure (clinical service category) faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to serve as Prosthodontics Faculty in the Department of Dentistry within the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC).

Supervision/Direction: EIOH Director, Prosthodontics Chair.

Responsibilities: Faculty practice direct patient care, clinical supervision of dental residents, teaching Prosthodontics, collaborative and independent research, or any other activities as necessary or required by the Prosthodontic Chair. In addition, medical staff appointments within Eastman Dental Center and Strong Memorial Hospital are required. 

Clinical Care - Provides direct patient care within the University Dental Faculty Group. Acts as a positive role model in the provision of prosthodontic and multidisciplinary care, positively responds to fiscal and professional incentives and implement a collaborative, innovative and professional approach to complex dental care. Ensures quality provision of care for a diverse patient base.

Teaching – Under mentorship, provides innovations in teaching methodology, seeks continuous self-improvement and is a productive member of the Prosthodontic Faculty. Interacts with the Prosthodontic chair and Program Director towards meeting educational goals.

Research – Engages in independent and collaborative research activities and supports/mentors the research activities of other faculty/residents. Seeks the provision of internal and external funding.

Administrative - Provides input for the development, review and update of departmental procedures and policies. Attends administrative meetings, as required.

Requirements: DDS/DMD or comparable degree and a US or Canadian post-doctoral residency in Prosthodontics (American Board of Prosthodontics educationally qualified), NYS license or NYS limited-license eligible, and credentialed with approved DOP per medical staff guidelines. Additionally: Post-offer health assessment and drug screen is required. Must be committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct including the I Care values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence.

Salary and Benefits:  Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.The opportunity for additional compensation is available through intramural faculty practice. The University of Rochester offers a comprehensive benefit package for eligible staff.

The University of Rochester is committed to fostering, cultivating and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. The University believes that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhances the performance of our organization and our ability to fulfill our important missions. The University is committed to fostering and supporting a workplace culture inclusive of people regardless of their race, ethnicity, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, marital status, age, physical abilities, political affiliation, religious beliefs or any other non-merit fact, so that all employees feel included, equally valued and supported.

To Apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae by email to Interested individuals may also apply on-line to Job posting 220024:

Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

  • The University of Rochester Policy: 102 Personnel Policy/Procedure Page: 1 of 1 Revised: 11/10 Reviewed: 11/10 Subject: Affirmative Action Plan Applies to: All Faculty and Staff The University of Rochester’s Affirmative Action Programs are designed to facilitate the recruitment and employment of qualified individuals with disabilities, minority and female group members, and disabled or Vietnam era veterans. The President has appointed the Provost and the Associate Vice President of Human Resources as Affirmative Action Coordinators for the faculty and staff respectively. Affirmative Action Plan As an educational institution, the University strengthens its purpose by providing significant role models within its faculty, administration and staff for the variety of individuals served by its academic, service and health programs. In the interest of those principles, the University intends to act positively and pro-actively in its programs of recruitment and appointment. The University of Rochester will continue to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons. The University of Rochester values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity for persons regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law, in matters of employment, promotion, transfer, layoff, termination, rates of pay, selection for training, recruitment and recruitment advertising. Further, the University complies with all applicable non-discrimination laws in the administration of its policies, admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs and activities. The Affirmative Action Plan will be implemented and operated in the following manner: • The University will recruit and hire for all positions without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law. • The University will base employment decisions solely upon the individual’s qualifications for the position, so as to further the principles of affirmative action and equal employment opportunity. • The University will ensure that all actions in personnel matters such as promotions, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, returns from layoff, training, education, tuition assistance, social and recreational programs will be based on valid criteria, and administered without regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, military/veteran status, national origin, race, religion/creed, sex, sexual orientation or any other status protected by law.

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Contact Information

  • Sue Gibbs
    Eastman Institute for Oral Health
    University of Rochester
    625 Elmwood Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14468
  • 585-275-9214


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