Open Rank Dentistry Faculty - General Dentistry

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

Job Description


Open Rank Dentistry Faculty - General Dentistry

Job ID: 255975
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time


Job Summary

Job ID: 255975

Position: 20008741

The Dental College of Georgia's Department of General Dentistry at Augusta University is recruiting for a non-tenure track open rank faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor who will serve as the Program Director for the GPR residency program. Full-time support for the DCG General Practice Residency program didactically and clinically. Support of DMD, prosthodontic, and AEGD advanced programs may be expected consistent with candidate experience and department mission. The selected candidate will develop, administer, and implement a curriculum plan. Responsibilities include the advanced training of residents in all facets of comprehensive care general dentistry, administration of the program including the selection and evaluation of residents, meeting and reporting requirements of the DCG dental academic partners, AU Health, Commission on Dental Accreditation, and other entities. Resident/student assessment. The Director reports directly to the Chair of the Department of General Dentistry.


Teaching - 65%

Contribute to GPR, curriculum maintenance and innovation. Support clinical learning for students, faculty, peers in didactic, laboratory, and/or clinical settings. Supervise and mentor residents/students with oral health care in advanced education programs (GPR, AEGD, PROS) and DMD program, based on credentials. Develop, administer, implement a curriculum plan. Provide informal/formal resident/student performance assessment. Maintain educational records. Ensure compliance with CODA standards.

Scholarship - 10%
Collaborate with faculty and serve as mentor for student/residents regarding research and scholarly activities leading to presentations and publication.

Clinical/Patient Care - 20%
Provide patient care in the DPG faculty practice, maintain quality standards for compliance with all DPG policy.

Service - 5%
Participate in efforts that support the Dental College of Georgia, Augusta University, the profession, and the public. This may include but is not limited to institutional and/or professional organization activities such as committees, leadership, continuing education, outreach, etc.

Required Qualifications

DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent).

State of Georgia Dental License or State of Georgia Faculty Dental License. Completion of a CODA accredited GPR or AEGD program. Prior appointments as Program/Assistant Program Director of AEGD/GPR at CODA accredited program desired.

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 advanced oral surgery consistent with general dentists.

Advanced training and experience in medically complex and medically compromised patients, hospital dentistry, implants (surgical/restorative), and sedation in the dental setting. Proficient in advanced technologies and digital workflow.

Possess multi-disciplinary comprehensive care patient care approach. Prior experience in dental education with demonstrated ability to work productively in didactic and clinical educational environments. Clinical experience and perform other duties as assigned as needed by the Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University. Also, maintain immaculate documentation of all procedures, practices, and policies of the program including faculty and residents and staff.


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.

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.


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.

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.

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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