University of Maryland School of Dentistry is seeking to fill two
full-time clinical faculty positions (non-tenure track) in the
Department of General Dentistry. Energetic applicants with a
positive attitude towards teaching and a desire to develop and
advance in a career in dental education are preferred.
A group practice leader (GP Director) responsibilities will include
evaluation and mentoring of pre-doctoral students engaged in
comprehensive patient care and clinical teaching in diagnosis and
treatment planning. In addition, the GP Director leads the practice
in achieving optimal efficiency and productivity This position
combines leadership in education, clinical dental practice,
operations, and administration, and will play a crucial role in
turning dental students into competent, independent
This position will be in the Department of General Dentistry under
the Division of General Dentistry. The Division of General
Dentistry is based on the Group Practice model. The group Practice
is divided into eight group practices, each coordinated by two
group practice leaders and responsible for 32 pre-doctoral dental
Specific duties include:
- Meeting regularly with assigned GP students; Mentor assigned
students on academic progress through the clinical portion of the
- Managing assigned patients to the GP group.
- Working closely with the Patient Care Coordinator; Coordinate
and help deliver curricular content related to the department (
treatment planning, restorative dentistry, diagnostic sciences, or
- Coverage of clinical sessions with pre-doctoral students in the
- Helping ensure that the dental students are competent in the
management of patients requiring all disciplines of dentistry.
- Assisting the Division Director, Director of Predoctoral
Education in the General Dentistry, Chair of General Dentistry, and
the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in quality assurance and
improvement, and compliance efforts.
- Commitment to be a team player in planning and identifying and
- DMD, DDS from a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
accredited institution or foreign equivalent dental degree.
- Eligibility to work in the United States
- Eligibility to obtain a full or limited dental license in
- Experience in direct comprehensive patient care and patient
management, including phased treatment planning with consultation
and collaboration with dental specialties, delivery of operative
and direct restorative dentistry as well as single-unit indirect
restorations, triage and stabilization of patients with initial
dental urgent care presentation or post-operative symptomatic
presentation, and development of quality referral recommendations
- Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically,
culturally, and economically diverse backgrounds.
- Experience in dental education including course directorship or
- An understanding of initial considerations for restoration of
single-tooth edentulism via implant dentistry and clinical
experience with digital dentistry applications and workflow to
include intraoral image acquisition and CAD/CAM of single-tooth
- Experience using Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel,
and Power Point.
Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications
and experience. The position will be available until filled.
Interested applicants should go to the University of Maryland Job
Portal and submit the following, (1) a signed/dated detailed
curriculum vitae, and (2) a statement of teaching interests into
the portal. The position will be available beginning
The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal
Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in
hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation,
race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental
disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic
protected by federal, state, or local law.
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part of the employment process, please contact us at
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