Overview

The Department of Endodontics in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center invites applications for a clinical, non-tenure track, faculty appointment, 40% effort position. The successful candidate will be a clinician-educator with a commitment towards academic excellence.

Responsibilities for this position include didactic and clinical instruction in contemporary endodontics for predoctoral students.

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience required.
  • DMD/DDS or equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher education and be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee.
  • Completion of a specialty education program in endodontics accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and be educationally qualified is required.
  • Preference will be given to candidates with an established record of previous teaching experience.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience, with minimum qualifications of a terminal credential (i.e., DMD/DDS or equivalent) from an accredited institution of higher education and be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee.

Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center is the flagship statewide, public, academic health institution in Tennessee. Founded in 1911, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to improve the health and well-being of Tennesseans and the global community by fostering integrated, collaborative, and inclusive education, research, scientific discovery, clinical care, and public service. Employing more than 4,600 people on its faculty, staff, and not-for-profit corporation faculty practice groups, and with more than 3,200 students across the state, UTHSC contributes $4 billion to the economy of Tennessee.

Part of the University of Tennessee System, the Health Science Center is headquartered in Memphis and includes all six of UT’s doctoral-degree-granting health science colleges — Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Graduate Health Sciences, and Health Professions. UTHSC spans the state with its four major, regional clinical health science locations in Memphis, Knoxville, Chattanooga, and Nashville, as well as more than 100 clinical education sites across Tennessee. UTHSC is the largest educator of health care professionals in the state and operates the state’s largest residency and fellowship advanced training programs.

Located in West Tennessee on the banks of the Mississippi River, Memphis is the second-largest city in the state and among the largest cities in the Southeast. The Greater Memphis metropolitan area has more than 1.3 million residents, and the city ranks among those with the lowest cost of living in the country. It is home to a vibrant restaurant scene, a revitalized Downtown, the Midtown Arts District, many scenic neighborhoods, an active medical district, and a burgeoning airport in the midst of a $214 million modernization.

Memphis boasts attractions, including Elvis Presley’s Graceland, the Memphis Grizzlies, historic Beale Street, the National Civil Rights Museum, the second-largest urban county park in the United States, and the Memphis in May World Championship Barbecue Cooking Contest.