University of Washington, Restorative Dentistry Department, School of Dentistry 1959 Northeast Pacific Street, Seattle, WA, USA
Oct 28, 2019Full time
Clinical Associate Professor-Dental Pathway – Restorative Dentistry University Washington: Academic Personnel: School of Dentistry: Restorative Dentistry Location: Seattle, WA Open Date: October 23, 2019 Position Description: The University of Washington School of Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry is seeking a full-time faculty member for a Clinical Associate Professor-Dental Pathway appointment. This is a 12-month active service period with an anticipated start date of January 2020. The University of Washington School of Dentistry is ranked No. 3 in the US and No. 10 in the world (2019 Quacquarelli Symonds Work University Rankings). The School’s Department of Restorative Dentistry is globally recognized for excellence in teaching, clinical education, research and service to the profession. The University of Washington faculty engages in teaching, research and service. The Department is seeking an Associate Professor Clinician/Teacher to act as the course director for the Operative Dentistry pre-clinical program. The operative dentistry series is a major “thread” in the Restorative Dentistry curriculum that encompasses one of the core competencies of general dentistry. As course director, the person is responsible for developing course topics, lecture materials, designing laboratory exercises and grading. The individual provides the majority of the didactic lectures, with occasional guest lecturers. The individual, together with affiliate faculty and peer mentors, teach and assess students on their cavity preparations and restorations in the simulation laboratory. The individual is also responsible for supervising students in the third-year clerkship and fourth-year general practice clinic as well as guest lectures in multiple courses throughout the dental school pre-doctoral and graduate curriculum. As such, the individual needs to be an experienced instructor to be able to cope with the heavy teaching load. In addition, the individual is expected to engage in other Department education activities including basic or clinical research, publication of research and/or educational articles, and development and evaluation of novel approaches to teaching and clinical care. Other services to the School such as committee work is also expected. The Dental Pathway track allows for a 3-5 year term, with indefinite reappointments; and is not tenure eligible. The track allows for promotion to the professor rank. Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected applicant. The opportunity to work in intramural practice or private practice (one day/week) may be available. The Department of Restorative Dentistry is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment.