Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor Pediatric Dentistry
University of New England College of Dental Medicine
Location: Portland, Maine
Type: Full Time
Required Education: DDS/DMD
Internal Number: 20161489P
The University of New England College of Dental Medicine invites applications for a full-time clinical track position in Pediatric Dentistry at the assistant or associate professor rank. Rank will be determined by the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Grounded in our mission to “improve the health of Northern New England as well as rural and underserved areas while shaping the future of dentistry through excellence in education, discovery, and service,” our college continues to mature into one of the most innovative and exciting dental education programs available. The UNE College of Dental Medicine with its dedicated faculty and professional staff, exemplifies an environment that is creative, humanistic, promotes professionalism, and cultivates diversity. The College maintains a strong commitment to providing excellent education and oral health care in a patient-centered, comprehensive care clinical learning environment.
The pediatric dentistry faculty member will serve in the Department of Preventative, Pediatric, and Community Dentistry. Core responsibilities will include didactic, pre-clinical, and clinical instruction and curriculum development; mentoring pre-doctoral students; and participation in college, university, and community service. Candidates must demonstrate a passion for pediatric dentistry and dental education. The successful candidate will have a strong desire to contribute to and participate in a humanistic and inclusive environment of learning and discovery. Salary will be commensurate with experience.
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Qualified candidates must possess a DDS / DMD degree or international equivalent, and completion of a CODA-accredited advanced education program in Pediatric Dentistry. The candidate must have a full license or be eligible for full licensure in Maine.