Your primary responsibilities will include those of an Operative clinical and preclinical faculty member. Reporting to the Director, Division of Operative Dentistry, the Operative Instructor is responsible for managing students' patient care based on the TUSDM Standards of Care and best practices of private general dental practice. The Operative Instructor instructs, evaluates and advises pre-doctoral students regarding comprehensive patient care and is responsible for chair-side instruction in operative dentistry. In both the clinic and the preclinic, Operative Instructor must act as a role model and mentor while teaching the skills of ethics, patient relationship management, respect, professionalism as well as how to think like a dentist. As an informed faculty member, the Operative Instructor communicates regularly and effectively with colleagues throughout the school ensures compliance with established protocols and standards and ensures the financial integrity of the predoctoral clinic. If the teaching schedule permits, the Operative Instructor also actively participates in the Basic Science Clinical Science Spiral Seminar Series. In addition, you will be expected to serve on committees and accept other assignments from time to time at the request of the Dean and/or your Department Chair.
**Candidates must meet basic requirements to be considered for this position**
Five to ten years substantial experience in private dental practice or dental education.
DDS/DMD. Licensure or eligibility for licensure in Massachusetts.
Candidates must demonstrate a passion for dentistry and a strong desire to teach students in a demanding, fast-paced, academic environment.
Excellent time management skills.
Collaborative and cooperative.
Ability to effectively manage multiple demands.
Commitment to continuous learning.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Business acumen and organizational awareness.
Fellowship in the Academy of General Dentistry.
GPR or AEGD program certificate.
Experience in an academic/teaching environment.
Demonstrated interest in dental education through active participation in associations and ongoing dental education.
Interested parties should submit their current curriculum vitae along with a statement describing their scholarly and clinical accomplishments and interests, as well as names and contact information of at least three references. Applications are to be submitted electronically using the "Apply Now" button below.
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