This faculty position will provide teaching and mentoring to undergraduate dental students in patient care and in preparation for private practice. Primary teaching responsibilities will be centered around practice management and operations.
We are recruiting for two positions – F55550 and F55210
Teaching: Responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching of 75-100 pre-doctoral students and 4-5 general practice post-doctoral residents, in the areas of practice management and running highly productive practices. This position may lead a practice group or serve as a course director, teaching and mentoring undergraduate dental students in preparation for private practice, service, and scholarship.
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.
Research: Faculty member may participate in research protocols and will work collaboratively with dental research programs and investigators.
Clinical: This position will provide a teaching and leadership role in the dentistry clinics, seeing patients, working with students, and working collaboratively with other faculty and staff to promote best business practices, and increase clinic productivity. This position may also participate in the Faculty Private Practice.
Service: The faculty member will be expected to serve the Department of General Practice, 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.
DDS or DMD Degree
Eligible for a license in Virginia
Ability to teach practice management through clinical and didactic experiences to pre-doctoral students and general practice post-doctoral residents.
Must have the desire to mentor future dental practitioners.
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.
One of the nation's top research universities, VCU enrolls more than 31,000 students on two Richmond campuses the Monroe Park Campus and MCV Campus. Situated in the heart of Richmond, the capital of Virginia since 1779, Virginia Commonwealth University serves an integral role in the economic health of the city educating the current and future workforce, reaching out to the community, advancing research and enhancing patient care.