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Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Periodontology

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: July 7, 2024

Job Description:

Apply for JobJob ID352277
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAcademic
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Job Code9403C
Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
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About the Job

The University of Minnesota is accepting applications for a salaried full-time (1.0 FTE) position as a Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor of Periodontology. The Division of Periodontology seeks candidates whose training, experience, and service have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to excellence.This position is vital to the clinical and didactic education and success of pre-doctoral, postdoctoral, and dental students. The ideal candidate will have a positive attitude and be driven to succeed in clinical teaching and provide the highest quality care to our diverse patient population. The person holding this position will work with faculty, staff, and students to provide a positive and productive clinical experience for our periodontal patients.Primary responsibilities will include:

Clinical and didactic teaching for predoctoral students in Periodontology and residents in the Advanced Education Program in Periodontology Provide course administration and prepare academic offerings (lectures, seminars, case presentation, etc) Service on School of Dentistry and University committees as appointed by the Director of the Division of Periodontology Participation in faculty, resident, and student research projects conducted by the Division of Periodontology Participation in continuing education programs provided by the Division of Periodontology Intramural faculty practice or extramural private practice participation may be available

Required Qualifications
DDS, DMD, or international equivalent degree Minnesota dental license or eligible for Minnesota dental license by start of position (it may be possible for a faculty license to be obtained through the School of Dentistry) Completion of a CODA or CDAC accredited advanced education training program in periodontics Proof of authorization to work in the United StatesPreferred Qualifications
Experience in clinical and didactic instruction in periodontology Certification by the American Board of Periodontology or eligible for Board certification Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment, as well as independently Experience in IV and oral sedation or willingness to become certified
About the Department

The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is the state's only dental school and the only dental school in the northern tier of states between Wisconsin and the Pacific Northwest. We are a regional resource to five states for dental education, consulting services, patient treatment, and ongoing continuing dental education.The School of Dentistry educates general dentists, dental specialists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, dental educators and research-scientists. For more than two decades, we've offered specialty training in six ADA-recognized disciplines: Endodontics, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics and Prosthodontics.We also offer an advanced education program in TMD and orofacial pain, oral biology, dental hygiene, and oral health for older adults.Dentists who are graduates of dental schools outside of the United States and Canada wishing to practice in the United States train here, as well. A novel, interdisciplinary Dentist-Scientist Training Program rounds out our educational offerings.Our work affects nearly every person in Minnesota. We educate 73% of the state's practicing dentists, 68% of Minnesota's licensed dental therapists, and 49% of its dental hygiene educators. Our researchers develop and test dental materials used by every dentist in the state and around the world.Our students and faculty treat patients: 105,260 patient-visits each year in our Twin Cities' campus clinics and 48,700 in outreach sites located in underserved communities throughout the state. We provide continuing dental education for 7,100 practicing dental professionals each year.The School of Dentistry is dedicated to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. Diverse teams, perspectives, and backgrounds create a strong and creative team that best serves the University's many communities, on campus and beyond. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Black, Indigenous, people of color, LGBTQIA+, women, veterans, and members of historically underrepresented communities are highly encouraged to apply.For more information, please visit our website,.

Working at the UniversityAt the University of Minnesota, you'll find a flexible work environment and supportive colleagues who are interested in lifelong learning. We prioritize work-life balance, allowing you to invest in the future of your career and in your life outside of work.The University also offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Competitive wages, paid holidays, and generous time off
  • Continuous learning opportunities through professional training and degree-seeking programs supported by the
  • Low-cost medical, dental, and pharmacy plans
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts
  • University HSA contributions
  • Disability and employer-paid life insurance
  • Employee wellbeing program
  • Excellent retirement plans with employer contribution
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
  • Financial counseling services
  • Employee Assistance Program with eight sessions of counseling at no costPlease visit the for more information regarding benefits.
    How To Apply

    You must submit your application online. To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach the required documentation as indicated below.To apply for this position, candidates must submit these three items:
  • Current curriculum vita (CV),
  • Letter of interest, and
  • A one-page (500 word) diversity, equity and inclusion statement that explains your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion in your previous professional roles, and discusses the impact your contributions made to your organization(s) and the community.You may attach additional documents after your inital application by accessing your "My Job Applications" page and uploading documents in the "My Cover Letters and Attachments" section. This position will remain open until filled.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).

    The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U:
    Employment Requirements

    Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.
    About the U of M

    The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

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