School/Unit: School of Dentistry
Department: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Purpose of Position:
The faculty position will provide teaching and mentoring to Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery residents and undergraduate dental students in patient care and in preparation for private practice.
Teaching: Faculty members are expected to teach in an integrated curriculum system that includes baccalaureate, graduate, and professional education. 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. Responsibilities in include clinical and didactic teaching of pre-doctoral students and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery post-doctoral residents
Research: Faculty member may participate in research protocols and will work collaboratively with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery research programs and investigators.
For appointment at the rank of assistant professor, the candidate will be required to have an established research agenda and a clear potential for external funding, and potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the department.
Clinical: Will provide teaching and leadership role in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery clinics and operating rooms, seeing patients, working with residents and students, and working collaboratively with other faculty and staff to promote best business practices and increase clinic productivity.
Service: The faculty member will be expected to serve the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, the School of Dentistry, and Virginia Commonwealth University by serving on committees and task forces as requested. In addition, participation in dentistry-related community service activities is strongly encouraged.
Required Qualifications:Applicant must have DDS or DMD degree and completion of approved OMS residency program, and be eligible for licensure in Virginia
Board certified or an active candidate for certification
Oral surgery teaching experience required with graduate and undergraduate dental students.
Experience in the areas of dental materials, dental practice management, or preclinical and clinical skills development
Must have the ability to teach practice management through clinical and didactic experiences to pre-doctoral students and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery post-doctoral residents
Must have the desire to mentor future dental practitioners
Experience in research or desire to engage in research is preferred
Demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and embrace modern technology
Demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU
Candidates must demonstrate the ability to contribute to and participate in a humanistic environment of learning
Candidates must 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
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: www.vcujobs.comVirginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution 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.