ASDOH - Assistant Professor Oral Pathology
A.T. Still University's Arizona School of Dentistry and Oral Health (ATSU-ASDOH) invites applications for an Assistant Professor, Oral Pathology on the Mesa, Arizona campus. The Assistant Professor will conduct teaching, patient care, scholarly and service activities in support of the mission, goals and objectives of the School and University with primary responsibility to facilitate the students’ didactic, preclinical, and clinical experience in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and associated areas in oral medicine, oral & maxillofacial radiology, oral diagnosis, and general pathology from foundational knowledge and clinical skills to demonstrating competency in patient-centered care that integrates biomedical, behavioral and clinical sciences.
Job Duties and Responsibilities:
- General – promote an atmosphere of respect, collegiality, commitment to diversity and social justice, and humanistic learning environment.
- General – conduct teaching, scholarship, service and patient care in support of the mission and goals of ASDOH and ATSU.
- Teaching – preclinical and clinical supervision as an Oral & Maxillofacial Pathologist in the classroom, simulation lab and ASDOH clinics; effectively carry out lecture, seminar, preclinical and clinical assignments as assigned, with a focus on Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology and associated areas in oral medicine, oral diagnosis, oral & maxillofacial radiology, and general pathology.
- Service – Participate in committees, faculty governance, professional societies and associations, community events, and provision of CE. Plan and implement oral & maxillofacial pathology service.
- Scholarship - Establish and maintain activity in area of expertise.
- PreClinical and Clinical Supervision: Provide supervision of
predoctoral dental students in simulation and patient care
activities within the scope of general dentistry with a focus on
oral pathology, and associated areas of oral medicine, oral
diagnosis, oral & maxillofacial radiology, and general
pathology; provide clinical supervision of ASDOH residents as
- Oversee the development, implementation, revision and
assessment of curriculum as assigned, integrating oral &
maxillofacial pathology with other predoctoral curriculum,
including behavioral, biomedical and clinical sciences.
Documentation: Complete documentation on student performance/progress towards competency; review and approve EHR documentation in clinic and simulation lab.
- Coordinate with responsible Administrators & Asst/Assoc
Deans in Clinic and Simulation Lab to establish protocols related
to curriculum responsibility areas; enforce clinic policy including
infection control, QI, risk management, record keeping, etc. and
assure safety. Support Director of Clinic Operations in the
supervision and direction of clinic support staff.
- Provide direct patient care in ASDOH Clinics that supports
community service, efficient clinic operations, student/resident
education, or when in the best interest of the patient (e.g:
guiding, demonstration and completion of oral surgical procedures
in support of students, residents and faculty).
- Effectively carry out lecture, seminar and clinical assignments
and responsibilities, including appropriate student assessment and
- Provide faculty development, training, and calibration related
to curricular content.
- Other responsibilities as assigned.
- Completion of an advanced education program in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology from an institution accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
- Board Eligible / Board Certified in OMFP.
- Contemporary oral & maxillofacial pathology techniques and skills.
- At least three years’ experience in oral & maxillofacial
pathology (time in advanced graduate training may be
- Preferred: Eligibility for dental licensure in Arizona; DDS or
DMD from a CODA accredited program; experience in academics,
clinical research and private clinical practice.
- Excellent communication, problem solving, crisis management and
organizational skills, high emotional intelligence, tact and
- Must be able to be self-directed and take the initiative.
- Must be highly skilled in clinical oral & maxillofacial
pathology; willing and able to act as a “hands-on” faculty
instructor (e.g.; clinic demonstration, direct student observation
of clinical activity).