The Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) is seeking applications for the position of Division Head of Prosthodontics and Advanced Graduate Education (AGE) Program Director. The position offers a unique interdisciplinary environment for research, teaching, and patient care not only within HSDM, but also with affiliated hospitals and institutions. Aligned with HSDM and RDBS departments’ mission and vision the Head of the Division of Prosthodontics will focus on setting and implementing the vision and direction of the discipline of prosthodontics both at Harvard and internationally. The Division of Prosthodontics is hosted in the Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials Sciences (RDBS). The incumbent will provide leadership in Prosthodontic research, education, clinical sciences and mentorship of future leaders in the field of Prosthodontics. The development of a robust research and clinical program in Prosthodontics will be an essential component of this role. The AGE Director of Prosthodontics oversees all aspects of the program including: the recruitment and admission of highly qualified applicants; the academic, clinical and research progress of the residents; the recruitment and calibration of part-time faculty; the development and maintenance of the program-specific curriculum; and the adherence to CODA accreditation standards. The Director will also serve as a member of the school-wide committee that directs advanced graduate admissions and education.
The ideal candidate will be an enthusiastic clinician-scientist and educator who is able to mentor faculty, AGE Residents and DMD students as they progress through their academic, clinical and research accomplishments. This faculty position has an academic appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor or Associate Professor, commensurate with experience and qualifications of the individual. A demonstrated background in curricular development and program management is desirable. Candidates should demonstrate experience in research, teaching and clinical instruction of prosthodontics, as well as in other related areas.
Basic Qualifications: Candidates must possess a DMD or DDS degree from a CODA accredited dental school or equivalent, and be eligible for full or faculty dental faculty licensure in Massachusetts. Candidates with board certification by the American Board of Prosthodontics (ABP) will be given preference. Applicants that are eligible for board certification by ABP will also be considered.
Further qualifications include excellent clinical skills as a prosthodontist to practice in the state-of-the-art Harvard Dental Center or extramurally, documented record of scholarship, and demonstrated leadership in the field of Prosthodontics.
Required Applicant Submissions: Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, their curriculum vitae, and names of 3 references. To be considered for this position, please submit your application by March 31, 2023.
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply online through the following link: https://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/11954