The College of Dentistry at The Ohio State University is seeking applications for clinical-track faculty positions at the rank of assistant/associate professor in the Division of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry. The primary responsibilities of this position will be didactic and clinical instruction in the pre-doctoral fixed, removable, and implant prosthodontics curricula. Other duties include research and scholarly activity, supporting the overall mission of the division, participating in university and college governance, contributing to the colleges continuing education programs, and practicing in the colleges affiliated intramural Dental Faculty Practice.
Successful performance is reviewed based on:
Promote evidence-based teaching skills in an education setting, proficiency in prosthodontics, and a strong track record of scholarly activity.
Demonstrate a passion for student education.
Apply advanced technology to enhance teaching and learning.
Participate in teaching activities consistent with division goals.
Demonstrate effective teaching skills through student and peer reviews.
May serve as course director which includes preparation and distribution of course materials, management of lecture/laboratory schedules, and conducting and grading of all examinations.
Support a model for dental education that includes the incorporation of innovative technologies, interdisciplinary education and patient care, and evidence-based dentistry.
Provide interdisciplinary mentoring to students.
Demonstrate collaboration between college divisions.
Participation in college and/or university committees.
Membership in professional organizations and contributions to professional activities outside of the university.
Live The Ohio State Universitys Shared Values.
Education and Experience Requirements
Required: Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent degree and a certificate of advanced education in prosthodontics from a CODA-accredited program. They also must be eligible for a regular or limited teaching license by the Ohio State Dental Board. Information on state dental licensure is available at dental.ohio.gov/Licensure/Dentist.
Desired: Preference will be given to candidates with teaching experience and experience in the application of advanced digital technology in dental education and an MS, PhD, EdD, or other advanced degree. Board certification by the American Board of Prosthodontics is highly desirable.
How to Apply
To be considered, please submit your application electronically via Workday. Application materials must include:
Cover letter Curriculum Vita (CV) Statement of Teaching and Mentoring
The Division of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry is composed of several disciplines, including Operative Dentistry, Dental Anatomy, Occlusion, Fixed Prosthodontics, Removable Prosthodontics, Implant Dentistry, Digital Dentistry, and Dental Materials Science.
The College of Dentistry (CoD) distinguishes itself nationally by engaging faculty throughout the campus, around the state, and across the country in a host of experiences that provide enriching opportunities. The College of Dentistry is Ohios only state-supported dental school, and it educates more than 60% of the states dentists. Comprised of ten divisions, the College supports nine advanced education programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. In pre-doctoral clinical education, eight small group practice clinics that focus on comprehensive care will provide an ideal environment for dental and dental hygiene students to work in a vertically integrated model for delivering care.
Ohio State is a top-20 public university, and its Ohio State Wexner Medical Center is one of Americas leading academic health centers and recently ranked No. 4 on Forbes list of best U.S. employers for diversity. Eligible Ohio State employees receive comprehensive benefits packages, including medical, dental and vision insurance, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, and state or alternative retirement options with competitive employer contributions.
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Final candidates are subject to successful completion of a background check. A drug screen or physical may be required during the post offer process.
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