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UT Health Assistant/Associate Professor (part-time) - General Practice and Dental Public Health, School of Dentistry in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Assistant/Associate Professor (part-time) - General Practice and Dental Public Health, School of Dentistry

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

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UTHealth School of Dentistry

Requisition #: 2100014N

The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston seeks applicants for several part-time (0.2 to 0.6 FTE) non-tenure faculty positions in the Departments of General Practice and Dental Public Health at the Clinical Assistant or Clinical Associate Professor level. The positions are available May 01, 2021. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing lectures

  • Supervising and teaching pre-doctoral students in clinic, pre-clinical and didactic courses in the department of General Practice and Dental Public Health.

  • Mentoring students in treatment planning and Restorative Dentistry that includes Preventative care, Operative Dentistry, Removable and Fixed Prosthodontics.

  • Meeting patient’s Oral Health needs by carrying out Comprehensive Dental care.

  • Conducting research and providing service to the university such as serving on standing and ad-hoc dental school committees.

Qualifications:

  • DDS/DMD degree

  • Prior teaching and/or private practice experience.

  • Ability to obtain a license to practice dentistry in the State of Texas or practice under a Faculty License through the School of Dentistry.

  • Experience working or interacting with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and have a commitment to inclusion and equity.

  • Competency in CAD/CAM digital dentistry is preferred

The School of Dentistry is located in the heart of the Texas Medical Center, which offers significant resources and important opportunities for collaboration and advanced training. The School of Dentistry is one of six schools in the most comprehensive health science center in Texas. UTHealth is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment-related activities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity or expression, veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law or university policy. Reasonable accommodation, based on disability or religious observances, will be considered in accordance with applicable law and UTHealth policy. The University maintains affirmative action programs with respect to women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and eligible veterans in accordance with applicable law. This is a security sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code # 51.215. A background check and drug screening will be required for the final candidates.

Please submit letters of application, curriculum vitae and three references to The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston online job application site.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

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