Associate / Professor and Chair - Endodontics, Memphis - 21000000MZ
The Department of Endodontics in the College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science center invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Associate/Professor and Department Chair position.
Responsibilities include leading the faculty in articulation of the vision and goals of academic units, with emphasis on quality of the learning environment. In addition:
Monitoring, managing, and approving the financial operations of the Department.
Developing faculty and staff including searching for and identifying candidates for vacant faculty positions.
Reviewing and developing departmental curriculum and curricular offerings to assure fulfillment of accreditation requirements, employer expectations and suitable standards of excellence.
Preparing class schedules to meet all enrollment needs.
Developing and managing undergraduate preclinical and clinical Endodontic educational programs. Managing a diverse faculty, staff and student body.
Administering the department.
Facilitating departmental research and service activities.
A successful candidate will have a DDS, DMD or equivalent degree from an ADA accredited dental program and be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee. In addition, the following is required:
Completion of an accredited Endodontic residency training program.
Certification from the American Board of Endodontics preferred.
Work history of involvement in teaching, service, and scholarly activity.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Must have prior administrative experience in health science education.
A national reputation in either scholarly activity or service to national organizations of the endodontic specialty.
Extensive clinical practice experience as in an active private practice preferred.
Demonstrated record of interaction with support communities such as alumni organizations, preferred.
Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to and knowledge of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action.
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 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.
Primary Location US-Tennessee-Memphis
Job Posting Apr 21, 2021, 7:34:26 PM
Internal Number: 21000000MZ
About UT Health Science Center
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.