Job Description – Assoc. Professor And Chair – Prostodontics, Memphis (19000000DK)

Assoc. Professor And Chair – Prostodontics, Memphis – 19000000DK

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry seeks applicants for the position of Chair, Department of Prosthodontics.
This is a full-time, tenure track, faculty position. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with the candidate?s qualifications and experience. Primary responsibilities of this position include: (1) manage a diverse faculty, staff and student body; (2) department administration; (3) faculty and staff development; (4) develop and manage preclinical and clinical prosthodontic educational programs; and (5) facilitate department research and service activities.

The Department is composed of four divisions: Fixed, Removal, Implant, and Graduate Prosthodontics.
The Department is also involved in interprofessional (IPE) education collaboration.
This position reports to the Dean of the College of Dentistry.

The successful candidate must have a DDS/DMD from an ADA accredited dental program or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee. Applicants trained at an accredited postgraduate program in Prosthodontics and those that possess an associated M.S. or Ph.D. degree are preferred.

Certification from the American Board of Prosthodontics is also preferred.

The successful candidate should have a work history of involvement in teaching, service, and scholarly activity.

Excellent interpersonal skills and prior administrative experience in health science education will be favorably considered.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

About University of Tennessee Health Science Center

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.