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Job ID: 126743

Assistant/Associate Professor
Augusta University

Date Posted Jul. 26, 2019
Title Assistant/Associate Professor
University Augusta University
Augusta, GA, United States
Department Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Aug. 1, 2019
  • Associate Professor
    Assistant Professor
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Job Description:
The Assistant/Associate Professor in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at The Dental College of Georgia (DCG) at Augusta University reports directly to the Chair of the Department of OMFS. Teaching responsibilities include presentation of didactic and clinical education to postgraduate residents, pre-doctoral students, and peers in multiple venues as it pertains to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The ideal candidate should have fellowship training and be prepared to develop a subspecialty practice in Head and Neck Oncology / Microvascular Surgery, Minimally Invasive OMF Surgery / Temporomandibular Joint Surgery, Cosmetic Surgery, or Cleft and Craniofacial Surgery.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop a subspecialty practice in the candidate’s respective niche.
  • Head the Division of Head and Neck Oncology / Microvascular Surgery, if applicable.
  • Evaluate Oral and Maxillofacial residents’ and pre-doctoral clinical patient educational encounters
  • Maintain licenses and hospital credentials for Augusta University Medical Center, Children’s Hospital of Georgia, Georgia Correctional Healthcare and Charlie Norwood Veterans Administration Medical Center

Minimum Qualifications:

  • DDS/DMD degree from an ADA-accredited dental school
  • Graduate of a CODA-accredited OMFS residency program
  • American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery eligible
  • US dental license or eligibility for licensure by the Georgia Board of Dentistry
  • Demonstrated ability for effective leadership and vision of the OMFS department
  • Interest/passion in working closely with faculty, residents, students and staff to promote engagement, leadership and professional development through collaborative interactions interdepartmentally, university-wide, and with local, regional and national organizations
  • This is a full time academic faculty position at the assistant or associate level. Salary, rank and tenure status will be commensurate with experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MD or other additional advanced degrees or fellowships
  • Strong interest in research and scholarship in the specialty of OMFS

Ideal Experience and Personal Characteristics
The Assistant/Associate Professor in OMFS should be a strategic thinker, a visionary leader who thrives in a challenging environment and is clearly aligned with Augusta University values. Successful candidates should have demonstrated success in a comprehensive university setting. A proven track record as a problem solver and the ability to implement innovative solutions to contemporary challenges. In addition, outstanding communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain relationships with internal/external constituencies. A more detailed job description is available upon request.

Direct Contact Information:
To apply, click on link below:
Job ID #216633
Also, please send a letter of intent, curriculum vitae and the names of three references to:
Crystal Thomas, BBA
Administrative Assistant
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Augusta University Dental College of Georgia

  • Augusta University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. Also, Augusta University is a federal contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to age, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation or veteran status.

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Contact Information

  • Crystal Thomas
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    Augusta University
    1120 15th Street
    Augusta, GA 30912
  • 706-721-8825
  • 706-721-3511


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