Aug 01, 2022

Associate Professor (Open Rank) - Orthodontics Program Director for Advanced Education

  • University of Louisville
  • 2301 S 3rd St, Louisville, KY 40292, USA

Job Description

Job ID: 43954 Location: School of Dentistry Position Description The Department of Rehabilitative & Reconstructive Dentistry, Division of Orthodontics, is seeking qualified applicants for a full-time position as the Orthodontics Program Director for the Advanced Education Program. We are interested in a dynamic and focused team leader who will build upon our established solid educational foundations to forward the mission of the Department and the School. The selected individual will have primary responsibilities in the recruitment, training, and supervision of postgraduate students specializing in Orthodontics as the Program Director for the Advanced Education Program. It is expected that the Program Director will provide leadership in strategic planning, curriculum management, financial responsibility and must ensure that the program complies with the programmatic requirements as laid out by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. Specific duties will include: Didactic and clinical education of postgraduate students as well as the pre-doctoral clinical education program Management of clinical staff, Clinical supervision of patient care. The successful candidate will be an experienced clinician with academic experience in teaching and scholarly work. They must be committed to teaching and developing our residents as well as pre-doctoral students with dedication and commitment to providing full-scope quality care and service to patients. Candidates must also be driven to teach and develop their students and to give the highest quality of care to our patients. The position calls for a mature mentor with recognized interpersonal skills who can provide an evidence-based approach to post-graduate education and clinical care. Expectations include the development of congenial working relations with students, staff, and faculty to provide a positive environment and participation on the School of Dentistry committees and governance. Faculty practice opportunities are available. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience Minimum Qualifications Applicants must possess a DDS or DMD degree or equivalent, Be eligible for licensure in the Commonwealth of Kentucky Candidates must have completed a formal training program in Orthodontics at a CODA accredited institution A diplomate of the American Board of Orthodontics Preferred Qualifications Experience in teaching research methodology to postdoctoral residents, supervising the research of postdoctoral residents and postgraduate doctoral candidates are highly desirable.  Track record of securing extramural research funds is highly desirable. Equal Employment Opportunity The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team at [email protected] or 502.852.6258. Faculty/Administrator To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below and then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button.  Detailed instructions are available at in the "My Career Tools" section.  Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM each Monday. NOTE: Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. If you wish to include a cover letter or other documents, please combine them as one document with your resume/cv, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload.  If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, please contact us by email at [email protected] or by phone 502-852-6258.

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