Assistant (to Associate) Professor of Clinical Dentistry
Eastman Institute for Oral Health
Location: Rochester, New York
Type: Full Time
Salary: Commensurate with credentials
Salary and Benefits: Rank and salary is commensurate with education and experience. The opportunity for additional compensation is available through intramural faculty practice. The University of Rochester offers a comprehensive benefit package for eligible staff.
EASTMAN INSTITUTE FOR ORAL HEALTH UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER ***Pediatric Dentistry Faculty *** Position Summary: Eastman Institute for Oral Health (EIOH) seeks outstanding applicants for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant (to Associate) Professor of Clinical Dentistry level, within the School of Medicine and Dentistry at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). Responsibilities: Didactic and clinical teaching, and supervision of residents in the Pediatric Dentistry training program; providing direct patient care as part of the faculty practice; potential opportunities working in the operating room; participation in ongoing clinical and translational research programs; and other collaborative activities within EIOH, URMC and the Rochester community. Location: Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, University of Rochester Medical Center The University of Rochester values diversity and is committed to creating equitable and inclusive environments that accelerate the success of our students, staff and faculty regardless of age, color, disability, ethnicity, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status protected by law. Applicants should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae by email to email@example.com Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. University of Rochester Eastman Institute for Oral Health 625 Elmwood Avenue, Box 683 Rochester, NY 14620
Education/Experience: Requires a DDS/DMD from a CODA accredited U.S. or Canadian Dental School or equivalent, completion of a CODA approved Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program and or Fellowship, Board Certification or an Active Candidate for Board Certification/ Board certification, credentials and eligibility to attain a New York State dental license, and post-offer health assessment. Previous experience in hospital dentistry and NYS sedation permit preferred.
EASTMAN INSTITUTE FOR ORAL HEALTH
Eastman Institute for Oral Health (EIOH), after more than 100 years’ service to the Rochester community and the nation, is comprised of more than 200 full- and part-time faculty members, 180 residents and fellows and over 200 associated support staff. Community-oriented, multi-disciplinary, general and specialty oral health clinical services are provided with over 190,000 patient visits per year in multiple sites on the URMC campus and in the community. In addition to the Master’s in Dental Science (see Department of Oral and Craniofacial Biology section), EIOH provides post-doctoral-level training. Current programs include Advanced Education in General Dentistry, General Practice Residency, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontology, Prosthodontics, Dental Public Health and Orofacial Pain.
The main goals of EIOH’s research program include boosting its national reputation as a research institution, enhancing clinical and translational research, improved integration of basic with translational and clinical research efforts, and improving the overall quality and number of research-intensive faculty.
The I...nstitute has a robust research program that consists of extramurally funded integrated programs in basic, translation and clinical research. EIOH has consistently ranked among the top 10 dental institutions in NIDCR funding. A division within the URMC, EIOH functions as the integrated entity responsible for research, education and clinical care in oral health. EIOH occupies the same position on the URMC organization chart as the School of Nursing and the School of Medicine & Dentistry. The director of EIOH is also the SMD Vice Dean for Oral Health and URMC Vice President for Oral Health.
Eastman Institute for Oral Health’s mission is to improve oral health care through caring, discovery, teaching, and learning. To that end, the organization’s goals include:
•positioning Eastman Dental as a high-quality, multidisciplinary oral health care provider in addition to its community service role, “Excellence Without Exception”;
•educating dental academic leaders with translational research strengths;
•developing and strengthening basic and translational research in dental caries and biofilms, pain and arthritis, developmental and systems biology, genomics and proteomics, salivary physiology and microbiology, and health services research;
•strengthening and improving the integration of basic, translational, and clinical research.
The Eastman Institute’s highly competitive educational programs are world-renown, with hundreds of applications each year for a few open spots in each one of its programs. The Institute offers thriving, top-notch training programs by setting high standards for patient care, education, research and scholarly activity, with a variety of postdoctoral educational opportunities for both US/Canadian and internationally-trained dentists who work closely with talented, diverse, world-renowned faculty, fellow residents and students and gain extensive exposure to clinical, translational and basic science research. The Institute’s programs are approved by the American Dental Association’s (ADA) Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and are recognized by the New York State Education Department.
Faculty at the Eastman Institute are passionate about advancing scientific knowledge and have consistently ranked in the top 10 for NIH’s National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research funding. Their work continues to gain international attention for breakthrough discoveries in oral infectious diseases, microbiology, salivary gland biology, craniofacial development, dental materials, orofacial pain and community-based disease prevention. Researchers focus on basic-science research as well as translational, clinical, and community dentistry research.
Helping people in the community who cannot afford care has always been an important part of the Institute’s mission and service. This includes specialty care clinics, SMILEmobiles and community-based clinics, perinatal dental clinic and clinics that focus on children who tend to receive sporadic and urgent dental care only, resulting in ongoing disease, incomplete treatment, intermittent pain and premature loss of dentition.
UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER MEDICAL CENTER
One of the nation’s leading academic medical centers, URMC includes the University’s biomedical research, teaching, and patient care and community outreach missions. Led by CEO and Dean Mark Taubman, M.D., URMC and UR Medicine have an integrated administrative structure, an integrated budget, and an integrated strategic plan. URMC ranks among the top quarter of U.S. medical centers in federal research funding, has an overall budget of approximately $3.8 billion, and accounts for over 85 percent of UR Medicine revenues. URMC's mission is to be a home for healing, learning, research, and innovation committed to improving health and quality of life for their patients, families, and community. URMC continues to serve as the academic hub and flagship hospital, and patients and learners alike have growing opportunities to care in the community, conduct research, and learn as UR Medicine expands.
In addition to Eastman Institute for Oral Health, URMC/UR also includes:
School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) – the SMD is organized into basic and clinical departments as well as interdisciplinary research centers. Faculty have received over $200 million in external funding in basic and clinical research with $160 million in federal research funding. Over 1,800 full- and part-time faculty are employed by the SMD, with an additional 1,000 members of the voluntary clinical faculty. The SMD was in the initial cohort of 12 centers nationally in 2006 to receive funding from the NIH for a Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). The grant has been successfully renewed in 2011 and 2020. URMC constructed a 197,000 square-foot building to house the Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, one of the first facilities in the nation devoted to clinical and translational studies. The SMD is also home to the Center for Community Health & Prevention which is focused on promoting health equity, improving health through research, education, services, and policy. The Center is a leader in the field establishing local and national models for prevention, health behavior modification, and community engagement.
School of Nursing Established in 1972, the School of Nursing (SON) has myriad high quality degree programs, a robust research portfolio, and extensive clinical and educational partnerships throughout the medical center and larger community. In the 1970s, the SON was an early pioneer of the nurse practitioner model. The school strives to expand nursing opportunities, especially through leveraging the unification model. Over the years, the SON’s commitment to unification – the integration of education, practice and research – has provided the context for its many achievements.
Strong Memorial Hospital – located on the Medical Center’s main campus is the 846-bed flagship of the University’s five-hospital health system, known as UR Medicine. In addition to offering traditional and established medical care services, Strong has numerous distinguished tertiary and quaternary services. Many of Strong’s specialty programs consistently rank among “America’s Best Hospitals” and earn top honors in the “Best Regional Hospitals” rankings, according to U.S. News & World Report. In addition, in 2018 the Hospital achieved Magnet designation for the fourth consecutive time for excellence in nursing services by the American Nurses Credential Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program.
Golisano Children's Hospital– co-located with Strong Memorial Hospital is the leading pediatric referral center in Western New York, serving 85,000 patients a year. It offers specialized services including critical care, a 148-bed Level III NICU, and a full range of medical and surgical subspecialty care. Since 2011, Golisano Children’s Hospital has been among the top 50 children's hospitals in six out of 10 categories and tracked by the USNWR's “Best Children’s Hospital” rankings.
The Wilmot Cancer Institute – also co-located with Strong Memorial Hospital is a 128-bed cancer center with 11 outpatient locations throughout the Rochester and Finger Lakes region. Providing care for more than 17,000 patients per year, Wilmot is home to one of upstate New York's largest blood and marrow transplant programs and the region's first survivorship clinic.
Highland Hospital – This Magnet designated hospital received their third designation in 2021 and is also a regional leader in specialties such as bariatric surgery, total joint replacement, geriatric care, gynecologic oncology, prostate cancer treatment, women's health services, and maternity. As an affiliate of URMC, access is provided to leading edge technology, research, and resources. The collaboration offers expanded care options to the community, fosters productive interchange between URMC and community physicians, and provides medical students and residents the opportunity to learn and practice in a community hospital environment.
UR Medicine Home Care – offers a full range of programs and services to the multi-county Finger Lakes region including nursing and rehabilitation services, pain management, telehealth, care management, Meals on Wheels, hospice, and home health aides for assistance with personal care.
Thompson Health – Thompson Health includes the 113-bed FF Thompson Hospital and the 188-bed Ewing Continuing Care Center (24-hour skilled nursing care and adult day care), independent senior apartments, and enriched living residencies. With a focus on women's health, geriatrics, and surgical care, it is home to the Sands Cancer Center, a collaborative with the Wilmot Cancer Institute. The Hospital is a state designated stroke center and achieved their 4th Magnet designation for nursing excellence in 2020.
Noyes Health – is a comprehensive health care system which includes the 67-bed Noyes Memorial Hospital in Dansville, the Saunders Surgical Center, the Mary Saunders Biermann Emergency Department, an after-hours clinic, and the Ann and Carl Myers Cancer Center, a partnership with Wilmot Cancer Institute.
Jones Memorial Hospital – is a 49-bed acute care facility serving Allegany County, Western Steuben County, and northern Potter County, PA. Collaborative efforts with URMC and Noyes Health include obstetrics, oncology, cardiac care, neurology, and otolaryngology.
St. James Mercy – opened a new 15 bed facility in 2020 and provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient services. The hospital works on an ongoing basis to build collaborative relationships with regional partners to ensure the continuity of vertical health care services in the Hornell community.
For more information: www.urmc.rochester.edu.
THE UNIVERSITY OF ROCHESTER
The University of Rochester (UR) led by Sarah Mangelsdorf, PhD, is comprised of eight schools including the School of Nursing, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Simon Business School, Warner School of Education, Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, School of Arts and Sciences, Eastman Institute for Oral Health, and the Eastman School of Music as well as other organizational units such as the Laboratory for Laser Energetics. With over 3,900 full- and part-time faculty members and instructional staff, the University offers more than 200 academic majors and is home to over 12,000 students. Learning at UR is on a very personal scale, it is among the most collegial of the top research universities, and it emphasizes collaborative interactions. The motto of the University, Meliora (“ever better”), captures the continuous progress that has defined UR since its founding in 1850. While the University is one of the smallest Carnegie “very high research activity” research universities, it has over $438 million in annual funding and a number of Departments ranked among the best of their fields.
For more information: www.rochester.edu/academics
RESEARCH AT URMC
The University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is home to more than 3,000 people dedicated to scientific research, studying common and rare illnesses, from cancer and heart disease to Parkinson’s and pandemic influenza. These efforts have led to therapies that have saved countless lives and improved human health locally, in the region, and across the globe.
Over the last five years, URMC has garnered more than $1.18 billion in biomedical research funding, landing the University in the top 26th percentile of U.S. medical centers in federal research funding.
The Department of Oral and Craniofacial Biology and the Translational and Clinical Research Core are integral parts of the Eastman Institute for Oral Health and the School of Medicine and Dentistry, and take a highly interdisciplinary approach to research. EIOH faculty conduct basic and applied research and are among several interdisciplinary research teams. These teams integrate and blend aspects of dentistry, biochemistry, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, microbiology, physiology, pharmacology, neurology, medicine, dermatology, and structural biology to explore important problems of craniofacial, dental and oral biology.
The University of Rochester and the Eastman Institute for Oral Health consistently rank in the top 10 funded institutions by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), part of National Institutes of Health. Our research programs encompass a wide variety of areas, including oral infectious diseases, dental caries, salivary diagnosis and therapy, craniofacial development, orofacial pain, periodontal diagnosis and therapy, implants, materials, lasers, nerve injury and pain modulation, and practice -based research, among others.
ROCHESTER, NEW YORK
Rochester is the seat of Monroe County, New York. Situated east of Buffalo, west of Syracuse, and northwest of New York City, it is at the center of a large metropolitan area that encompasses and extends beyond Monroe County to include the counties of Genesee, Livingston, Ontario, Orleans, and Wayne. This area, which is part of the Western New York region, has a population of approximately 1,700,000. The City of Rochester has a population of approximately 210,000, making it New York’s third most populous city after New York City and Buffalo. Located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario, where the Great Lakes meet the vineyard-dotted Finger Lakes, Rochester provides easy access to a wealth of four-season outdoor recreation.
Rochester became America’s first 19th Century “boomtown” and rose to prominence initially as the site of many flour mills located on the Genesee River, then a major manufacturing hub. Today, it is an international center of higher education as well as medical and technological development. The region is known for many acclaimed universities, and several of them (notably the University of Rochester and the Rochester Institute of Technology) are nationally renowned for their research programs. In addition, Rochester continues to be the site of many important inventions and innovations in consumer products. The Rochester metropolitan area is the second largest regional economy in New York State, after the New York City metropolitan area. Its lively “knowledge economy” draws its strengths from established companies (e.g., Xerox, Bausch and Lomb, Eastman Kodak) and their many small business spin-offs, including growing telecommunications, biotechnology, and information technology enterprises. In recent years, the University of Rochester has become the largest employer in the Rochester area and the seventh largest employer in New York State.
Rochester consistently receives high rankings nationally as a “most livable city,” for overall quality of life, and as among the very best places to raise a family. The region has outstanding, highly ranked public and private schools, with a relatively modest cost of living and a stable, affordable housing market. Home to the renowned Eastman School of Music, the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra, and the Xerox Rochester International Jazz Festival (among the nation’s most popular and respected), Rochester enjoys economic stability and a level of arts, culture, sports, and dining comparable to that of many larger cities.
For more information about living in Rochester, see www.rochestermadeforliving.com and www.visitrochester.com.
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