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Prosthodontic Faculty Position
Virginia Commonwealth University

Date Posted Mar. 11, 2022
Title Prosthodontic Faculty Position
University Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, United States
Department Department of General Practice Dentistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Core Faculty
  • Prosthodontics/Restorative Dentistry

School of Dentistry

Department of General Practice Dentistry

Division of Prosthodontics

Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time Prosthodontic faculty position in the Department of General Practice, Division of Prosthodontics. This position will serve as the Prosthodontic Graduate Program Director for the School. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Responsibilities include didactic and clinical teaching in fixed, removable, and implant prosthodontics to dental students and residents; participation in service activities and research; and assisting in the development, implementation and administration of a Graduate Prosthodontic Residency Program.


Responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching of pre-doctoral students and residents, in Fixed Removable, and Implant Prosthodontics. Mentoring undergraduate dental students and residents in preparation for private practice, service and scholarship. Development, implementation and administration of a Graduate Prosthodontics Residency Program. Leadership as a course director at the pre-doctoral level and administrator in Graduate Prosthodontics.
All faculty members are expected to teach in an integrated curriculum system. Teaching across traditional departmental lines and in multidisciplinary teams is required. Faculty members are expected to foster transformative learning that is informed by interdisciplinary and translational research, scholarship, and creative expression.

Will provide teaching and leadership role in dentistry clinics, seeing patients, working with students and residents, and working collaboratively with other faculty and staff to promote best business practices, and increase cline productivity. Participation in the Faculty Private Practice; requires demonstrated ability to build a practice.

Faculty member may participate in research protocols and will work collaboratively with dental research programs and investigators.
The faculty member will be expected to serve the Department of General Practice, Division of Prosthodontics in the School of Dentistry, and committees and task forces as requested. In addition, participation in dentistry-related community service activities is strongly encouraged.

Required Qualifications:

• DDS or DMD Degree from an ADA accredited dental school

• Certificate or advanced degree in Prosthodontics from an ADA accredited program.

• Board certification required

• Eligible for a license in Virginia

• Ability to teach and mentor pre-doctoral dental students and residents in practice or clinical dentistry

• Demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU

• Demonstrate the ability to contribute to and participate in humanistic environment of learning with the ability to adapt to change and embrace modern technology

• Demonstrate the ability, or acquire and develop such ability, to incorporate adult learning theory, evidence-based oral health care, innovation in student learning, and critical thinking

Preferred Qualifications:

• Experience in teaching pre-doctoral students and residents in all aspects of Prosthodontics

• Demonstrated ability to hold administrative positions and effectively manage resources.

• History of Directorship in a Graduate Prosthodontics Program

VCU is an urban, research-intensive institution with a richly diverse university community and commitment to multicultural opportunities. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action University providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability.

Application Process:

Candidates must apply to this faculty position through the university's career website at (search req909) to be considered for this position. For further information about this position, contact Dr. Michael Huband, Search Committee Chair, Director of Prosthodontics, VCU School of Dentistry at

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion -- an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence. Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU's mission of promoting equity and inclusion, Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.


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