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School of Dentistry - Open Rank - Clinical Track - Behavioral & Population Sciences

Employer
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Location
Birmingham, Alabama (US)
Salary
-
Date posted
Jan 30, 2024

linical Track Faculty Position

University of Alabama-Birmingham

The Department of Clinical & Community Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, invites applications for a half-time, clinical track faculty position in the Division of Behavioral & Population Sciences.

Responsibilities include clinical teaching and direct supervision of pre-doctoral dental students in community outreach in geriatric, medically complex dentistry in diverse environments. Priority will be placed on the management and treatment of medically complex patients while in community outreach and geriatric rotations. Faculty will be involved in supervision of dental students in pre-doctoral general dentistry clinics under a program that emphasizes multidisciplinary interactions and care for adults or adults with complex medico/dental needs. Administrative and teaching duties include managing the daily management and treatment of patients, instruction and feedback to students and performance evaluation of students according to clinical and academic protocols provided by the UAB School of Dentistry.

The Division emphasizes departmental activities that are focused at the community level and the profession’s role in taking responsibility for the population’s oral health, rather than only the oral health of patients who enter the dental care system for direct clinical treatment. The Division is also research-intensive and faculty conduct research on a broad range of topics. All departmental faculty are encouraged to participate in and/or lead research activities.

The department is home to the national administrative center for the National Dental Practice-Based Research Network (NationalDentalPBRN.org).

Applicants must have a DDS/DMD degree and be eligible for a dental license in Alabama. Experience in general dental practice is required with either years of practice or postgraduate education in Advanced General Dentistry. Participation in intramural faculty practice is available. The successful applicant will be required to demonstrate innovation and collegiality within the academic environment. Excellent written and verbal English skills are required. The search will begin immediately and will end when the position is filled. A pre-employment background investigation is performed on candidates selected for employment. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested individuals are encouraged to apply online at https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/20549.

UAB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance irrespective of, race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity and expression as well as sexual orientation. UAB also encourages applications from individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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