Teaching and Research Faculty

Virginia Commonwealth University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 23, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Other Health & Medicine, Surgery
Employment Type
Full Time

Posting Details

Employees hired into Administrative and Professional positions posted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, if employed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University Human Resources System. For additional information, go to http://greatplace.vcu.edu.

Position Number F67900 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Position Type Teaching and Research Faculty Rank Open Working Title Teaching and Research Faculty School/Unit School of Dentistry Department Oral And Maxillofacial Surgery Number of Months 12 Tenure Status Open Grant funded position? No
Mission or Goal of Unit
The primary mission of the School of Dentistry is to educate practitioners of Dentistry capable of meeting the general oral health needs of the communities they serve. Integral parts of the mission are research and other scholarly activity, patient care, and leadership in dental education and organized dentistry, and collaboration and participation with other units with VCU and VCU Health Systems. Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission or goal
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This position will be a term appointment at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Responsibilities include directorship of undergraduate dental education and training to include supervision and teaching of dental students and residents in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics. This faculty position will provide teaching and mentoring to Oral and Maxillofacial surgery residents and undergraduate dental students in patient care and in preparation for private practice.

Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Position Responsibilities
Faculty members are expected to teach in an integrated curriculum system that includes baccalaureate, graduate, and professional education. Teaching across traditional departmental lines and in multidisciplinary teams is required. Faculty is expected to foster transformative learning that is informed by interdisciplinary and translational research, teaching, scholarship, and creative expression. Responsibilities primarily include directorship of the pre-doctoral clinical and didactic courses. It also includes, in collaboration with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery faculty, clinical and didactic teaching of pre-doctoral students and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery post-doctoral residents

Will provide teaching and leadership role in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery clinics and operating rooms, seeing patients, working with residents and students, and working collaboratively with other faculty and staff to promote best business practices and increase clinic productivity.

Faculty member may participate in research protocols and will work collaboratively with Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery research programs and investigators.

Faculty member will serve on departmental and on other university committees as necessary, and in their professional field. Required Qualifications
• DDS or DMD degree and completion of approved OMS residency program, and be eligible for licensure in Virginia

• Board certified or an active candidate for certification

• Must have the desire to mentor future dental practitioners

• Must have the ability to teach practice management through clinical and didactic experiences to pre-doctoral students and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery post-doctoral residents or have a commitment to acquire such skills

• Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment of learning or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU

• Demonstrate the ability to teach Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, or a commitment to acquire and develop such ability that incorporates adult learning theory, evidence-based oral health care, innovation in student learning, and critical thinking

• Demonstrate ability to contribute to and participate in a humanistic environment of learning and discovery or a commitment to do so

• Faculty must demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and embrace modern technologies Preferred Qualifications
• Oral surgery teaching experience with dental students and/or oral surgery residents

• Advanced skills in both outpatient and inpatient oral and maxillofacial surgery
Date Posted 07/22/2021 Open Until Filled Yes Application Deadline Date Proposed Hire Date 09/25/2021 Type of Search National Application Process/Additional Information
Candidates must apply to this faculty position through the university’s career website at https://www.vcujobs.com/ to be considered for this position. Submit cover letter, diversity statement, CV and three references; include names, email addresses and phone numbers for the references.

For further information about this position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. George Deeb, Professor and Director of Resident and Undergraduate Dental Implant Program for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, in the School of Dentistry (gdeeb@vcu.edu).

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion – an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU’s mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience. Posted Salary Commensurate Quick Link https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/108138 Diversity Statement Information For more information on diversity statements, including guidelines, please click here . Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  3. Diversity Statement (Required for all Faculty)
Optional Documents
  1. Other Document
  2. Reference Letter - 1
  3. Reference Letter - 2
  4. Reference Letter - 3
  5. Publications

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