Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics
Director of Graduate Prosthodontics
The University of Michigan School of Dentistry is seeking applications and nominations for a full-time faculty position at the Clinical Associate/Clinical Professor level in the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics (BMS&P) to serve as Director of Graduate Prosthodontics with a strong commitment to dental education, scholarship, and service.
Qualifications include proven evidence-based teaching skills in advanced prosthodontic education settings, clinical proficiency in prosthodontics, and a strong track record of scholarly activity. The candidates shall demonstrate a passion for graduate student education, the ability to apply technology to enhance teaching and learning, and the desire to exercise interdisciplinary mentoring and collaboration. Candidates should have demonstrated ability to oversee graduate prosthodontic education and to sustain a viable graduate clinic program. The school and BMS&P are fully engaged in supporting a model for dental education that includes the incorporation of innovative technologies, interdisciplinary education and patient care, and evidence-based dentistry.
Candidates should have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent and the ability to be licensed in the State of Michigan. Board certification by the American Board of Prosthodontics is required.
BMS&P has an active mentorship program and provides ample opportunities for career development and national/international networking. Opportunities are also available for participation in intramural faculty practice. Salary and level of academic appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The University of Michigan recognizes and values contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) (https://diversity.umich.edu). We request applicants to write a DEI statement on how their experience and leadership have contributed to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusiveness or their potential to make contributions in this area.
Applicants should submit their curriculum vitae, statement of interests and goals, DEI statement, and names of 3 references via the secure website: https://dent.umich.edu/about/faculty-recruiting. Questions for the search committee should be directed to Dr. Renée E. Duff, Search Committee Chair, c/o Mrs. Kim Huner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Further information about the Department of Biologic and Materials Sciences & Prosthodontics may be obtained by consulting the department website at: https://dent.umich.edu/about/biologic-and-materials-sciences-prosthodontics-bmsp.
Applications will be evaluated beginning January 10, 2022 and will be reviewed on an on-going basis until the position is filled.
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The University of Michigan is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.