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Job ID: 198959

Chair Pediatric Dentistry
University of Rochester


Date Posted Nov. 9, 2022
Title Chair Pediatric Dentistry
University University of Rochester
Rochester, NY, United States
Department Eastman Institute for Oral Health
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Avialable Immediately
 
 
  • Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Pediatric Dentistry
 
 

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 Professor or Associate Professor level to serve as Chair of Pediatric Dentistry within the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). The Pediatric Dentistry Chair will promote quality and interdisciplinary instruction and mentoring, foster clinical research productivity that positively impacts EIOH, the University of Rochester, and beyond; and apply expertise in innovative ways that benefits collaborators across medical center departments, throughout the community and the discipline of Pediatric Dentistry. The Chair will be responsible for the overall administration and leadership of the division, including planning and goal setting; financial stewardship; personnel management, mentorship and development; oversight and development of postdoctoral educational programs; and support of EIOH and university service missions. The Chair will also serve as the Chief of Dentistry at Golisano Children’s Hospital, URMC. Responsibilities, in addition to accomplishing priorities set by the Director and based on strategic plans, will include: leadership, administration, overall strategic planning, didactic and clinical teaching, and supervision of residents in the Pediatric Dentistry training program; providing direct patient care as part of the faculty practice; participation in ongoing clinical and translational research programs; and other collaborative activities within EIOH, URMC and the Rochester community.

Location: Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester Medical Center.

Education/Experience:  Requires a DDS/DMD from a CODA accredited U.S. or Canadian Dental School or equivalent, completion of a CODA approved Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program and or Fellowship, Board Certification or an Active Candidate for Board Certification, credentials and eligibility to attain a New York State dental license, and post-offer health assessment. The successful candidate should have an outstanding record of accomplishment in the field of pediatric dentistry and an understanding of key aspects of advanced dental education. Experience in administrative functions, fiscal management, development, and alumni relations are highly desirable. For tenure track applicants, candidates must have an established track record of funded research and scholarship. Experience or formal training in providing care to special needs Pediatric Dental patients in hospital settings including OR is desirable. The successful candidate should demonstrate initiative and administrative effectiveness, and possess excellent organization and communication skills. The successful candidate should demonstrate an international reputation of scholarship and teaching effectiveness; an ability to interact well with faculty members, administrators, and students; and a commitment to diversity in higher education.

Salary and Benefits:  Rank and salary is commensurate with education 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 values diversity and is committed to creating equitable and inclusive environments that accelerate the success of our students, staff and faculty regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae by email to sue_gibbs@urmc.rochester.edu Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health, 625 Elmwood Avenue, Box 683, Rochester, NY 14620


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Contact Information

 
  • Sue Gibbs
    Eastman Institute for Oral Health
    University of Rochester
    625 Elmwood Avenue
    Rochester, NY 14468
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  • 585-275-9214
  • sue_gibbs@urmc.rochester.edu

 

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