Open Rank Dentistry Faculty- DCG-Restorative Sciences

  • Augusta University
  • Augusta, GA, USA
  • Nov 08, 2023
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

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Open Rank Dentistry Faculty- DCG-Restorative Sciences

Job ID: 256216
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary:

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Job Summary

Job ID: 256216

Position: 20000468

The Dental College of Georgia (DCG) at Augusta University is seeking a full-time faculty member in Restorative Sciences at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor to serve as a Prosthodontist for predoctoral didactic, preclinical, and clinical learning in restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, and associated areas. Participation in Dental College of Georgia (DCG) Restorative Sciences advanced education residency programs including Prosthodontics, Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program (AEGD) and General Practice Residency (GPR) may be expected consistent with candidate experience, credentials, and the department mission. The candidate must be a graduate of a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited advanced prosthodontics program, and is actively pursuing or has completed Board Certification, as qualified. Preference will be given to candidates with clinical experience and demonstrate expertise in advanced technologies, digital workflow, and dental implants to support ongoing expansion of the advanced technology curricula. The candidate should have prior experience in dental education and demonstrated ability to work productively in didactic and clinical educational environments. The preferred candidate will have a history of publications, as involvement in research/scholarly activity including publications is expected. Participation in the DCG intramural faculty practice is available. Candidates must have a US DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent), active full dental licensure in another state, or be eligible for licensure by the Georgia Board of Dentistry.

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

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

ABILITIES: Patient care; interprofessional collaboration; Curriculum organization, implementation and assessment; Student mentoring and assessment; Interest and participation in scholarly activity; Service based on interests and experience.

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 https://www.augusta.edu/dentalmedicine/academics/departments/restorative/ 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.

Responsibilities

65% Teaching

Actively serve as an effective clinician-educator as measured by quantitative and qualitative assessments.

  • Contribute and support learning in pre-doctoral lab courses, and/or pre-/post-doctoral clinics and/or classroom instruction, and receiving above-average student, resident, and peer evaluations.
  • Contribute as assigned the pre-doctoral program, inclusive of its curriculum, clinical competencies, and the preparation of students for the licensing board exam.
  • Contribute to curriculum maintenance and innovation. Support didactic and clinical learning using best evidence.
  • Contribute to the planning, development, and implementation of collaborative advanced technology curricula and clinical efforts.
  • Develop, administer, and provide informal/formal student performance assessments. Plan and provide student assessments. Participate in faculty peer review.
  • Contribute as assigned to advanced-education programs, directors, and residents in Restorative Sciences and throughout the DCG.
  • Establish and maintain effective and productive professional interactions for predoctoral and advanced program successes.


10% Research/Scholarship

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.
  • Collaborate within and support the department FOSTER (Faculty Opportunity Strategies Toward Effective Research) Program through advocacy, participation, and funding.
  • Expand research collaborations intra- and inter-institutionally based on background and experience.


20% Clinical/Patient Care

Provide patient care in the Augusta University Dental Associates faculty practice, maintain quality standards for compliance with all DCG policies.

5% Service

  • 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.
  • Obtain CE credit necessary for the maintenance of professional licensure, complete mandatory annual/bi-annual training (e.g. HIPAA, BLS) required for clinical duties in the department, the DCG, and AU, support and comply with college or university policies and practices.



Required Qualifications

CODA accredited DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent). Completion of a CODA-accredited Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics.; State of Georgia Dental License or State of Georgia Faculty Dental License.

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

  • American Board of Prosthodontics certification or progress toward board certification as qualified.
  • Expertise in advanced technologies, digital workflow, including dental implants; prior experience in dental education and demonstrated ability to work productively in didactic and clinical educational environments; a history of publications.
  • Clinical experience.



Shift/Salary/Benefits

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: https://www.augusta.edu/hr/faculty-support-ser/procedures/augusta_university_promotion_tenure_guidelines_feb_2020.pdf

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.

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 9,000 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.

Location

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.
The primary work location for this position is within the Augusta University Medical Center or other Augusta University Health System Clinic Space and is subject to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services guidelines. The selected candidate will be required to provide proof of COVID vaccination or an approved exemption. Your application to this position confirms you are aware of this requirement and agree to provide proof of either COVID vaccination or our organization's approval of a medical or religious exemption.
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 http://www.augusta.edu/hr/jobs/faculty.
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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