Open Rank Faculty, DCG-Restorative Science

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Feb 21, 2024
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Open Rank Faculty, DCG-Restorative Science

Job ID: 268807
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID 268807


Position # 20000496


The Department of Restorative Sciences at the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University is seeking a faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor to serve as the Program Director for the Graduate Prosthodontics residency program. The selected candidate is expected to provide full-time support for the Grad Pros program didactically and clinically. Supporting of Doctor of Medicine in Dentistry (DMD) and other advanced education programs may be expected, consistent with the candidate's experience and department mission. The faculty member will develop, administer, and implement curriculum plans. Responsibilities include the advanced training of residents in all facets of comprehensive care, prosthodontics, and administration of the program including the selection and health, Commission on Dental Accreditation, and other entities. The faculty member will conduct resident/student assessments. The faculty member reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences. This is a non-tenure position.


Interprofessional collaboration; Curriculum organization, implementation, assessment; Student mentoring, assessment; Interest and participation in scholarly activity; Service.


All aspects of clinical dentistry related to Restorative Sciences in support learning, scholarship, patient care, service.


All aspects of clinical dentistry. All relevant organization and communication skills as a oral health clinician, educator, and scholar in support of Restorative Sciences and adjunctive areas.


The position reports to the Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences and works collaboratively with faculty within the department and across the College. Review for department information. The faculty member who fills this position will demonstrate professional behaviors that promote a positive, productive and caring environment for all DCG faculty, staff, residents, student, and patients. This position is non-tenure track.




Teaching - 65%
Contribute to curriculum maintenance and innovation. Support didactic and clinical learning for students, faculty, and peers in didactic, laboratory, and/or clinical settings using best practices and best evidence. Develop, administer, and provide informal/formal student performance assessment. Actively serve as an effective clinician-educator as measured by quantitative and qualitative assessments.

Scholarship - 10%
Collaborate with faculty and serve as a mentor for students/residents regarding research and scholarly activities leading to presentations and publication. Participation in department research/scholarly activity initiatives and preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.

Clinical/Patient Care - 20%
Provide patient care in the Augusta University Dental Associates faculty practice, maintain quality standards for compliance with all DCG policies.

Service - 5%
Participate in efforts that support the Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, the profession, and the public. Lead or serve on DCG and AU level committees and support other professional service activities that are appropriate for the assigned role. This may include but is not limited to institutional and/or professional organization activities such as committees, leadership, continuing education, outreach, etc.


Required Qualifications

US DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent)

State of Georgia Dental License or State of Georgia Faculty Dental License.

Completion of DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent)


Assistant Professor - Early level career as a faculty member with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.


Associate Professor - Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Assistant Professor with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.


Professor - Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.


Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:



  • Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;


  • Evidence of ability as a teacher;


  • Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;


  • Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,


  • Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations


Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in advance technologies, digital workflow, including dental implants.

Prior experience in dental education with demonstrated ability to work productively in didactic and clinical educational environments. Clinical experience.


This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.


The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.


Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.


Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.


Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.


Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!


Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.


Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.


Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines:



College/Department Information

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, we provide dental education to the next generation of professionals by offering hands-on education through innovative research, patient care, and service. Join other dental providers to improve the oral health of Georgia and beyond. The DCG was founded to provide the people of Georgia with quality dental care by educating students in dentistry. As a patient, you have the option to receive treatment in one of our three different practice models consisting of student clinics, resident care, or in the faculty practice. All dental treatments can be completed by the specialists in our facility. We also serve patients in more than 20 clinics across Georgia.


Restorative Sciences Department Educational Assets:



  • 40 paid faculty (28- 1.0 Full-time and 12- Part-time positions at various FTE), 1 office manager, 9 administrative support personnel


  • Pre-doctoral responsibilities: D1-D3 courses, pre-clinical labs and clinical experiences


  • Collaboration and support with the Department of General Dentistry for the D4 year.


  • 2 Advanced Education Programs: Prosthodontics, AEGD


  • Collaborative responsibilities with all departments pertaining to predoctoral learning, advanced education learning in support of restoration driven patient care.


  • Esthetic Center (shared efforts with College Administration)


  • Biomaterials Research Laboratory


  • Production laboratory


  • Collaborative agendas relating to research/scholarly activity, and service.


About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 10,500 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today. Our mission and values make Augusta University an institution like no other. We are part of the University System of Georgia.



Health Sciences Campus:


1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912


Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.


If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.


Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.


For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.


All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.


How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at
Please upload your Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Professional References, etc., as one document.


Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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