The University of Florida College of Dentistry is seeking applications for two full-time clinical track faculty positions in the Department of Restorative Dental Sciences, Division of Operative Dentistry at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank. The University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) is one of the leading dental schools in the United States devoted to improving and promoting oral health throughout Florida, the nation and worldwide through excellence in teaching, research, patient care and service.
Responsibilities include didactic, preclinical and clinical instruction in operative dentistry and/or dental biomaterials, including serving as a course director, participation in intramural faculty practice, excellence in academic pursuits and service, and include opportunities for participation in the development of departmental research and/or other scholarly activities. Applicants should possess the skills and knowledge to provide clinical coverage in all aspects of general dentistry. As well as being a strong clinician, applicant should be organized, open minded, dedicated to teaching students according to the guidelines set by the department, proficient with technology and the use of electronic health records, abreast of current evidence-based dentistry and possess excellent communication skills. Minimum requirements include a DDS, DMD, or equivalent dental degree. Preferred qualifications include: post-graduate training in operative dentistry or dental biomaterials, teaching experience that has prepared the candidate to be a course director in operative dentistry and/or dental biomaterials, and clinical practice experience. Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials and experience.
The University of Florida, a member of the AAU, is the largest and most comprehensive public university in the state of Florida, with large undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate educational programs. The UF Health Science Center and its six colleges (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, Veterinary Medicine) are co-located on the Gainesville campus, with additional teaching, research, and patient care sites across Florida, and internationally.
Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an applicant pool is identified. To apply, please go to http://jobs.ufl.edu/ and search for job number 508502. Applicants should attach a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their interest containing a statement of academic objectives, and a contact list of three references with their application for consideration.