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General Practice Residency Assistant Program Director

Employer
University of Utah School of Dentistry
Location
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salary
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Apr 25, 2024

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Position
Faculty
Contract Type
Contract
Job Type
Full Time

The University of Utah School of Dentistry (UUSOD) is seeking a General Practice Residency (GPR) Assistant Program Director with the skills and interest to educate and train an exceptionally talented group of residents in a hospital based GPR. The UUSOD thrives on high-quality education and innovation while being committed to providing care to underserved populations across the state of Utah.

This position reports directly to the GPR Director. Responsibilities will include administrative and clinical duties associated with supporting the GPR, as well as educating and mentoring residents to manage and treat medically and dentally complex patients in an inpatient and outpatient setting. In addition, this position will work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary care of patients in the periodontic, prosthetic, endodontic, oral surgery, and pediatric sections of the UUSOD. Evidence-based care is integral to all our programs. Clinical training occurs at the University of Utah Hospital and the UUSOD satellite community health clinics.

The position is available on the (Clinical) Track. Salary and rank will be commensurate with education and experience. This position requires 0.8 to1.0 FTE or a 4-to-5-day commitment per week. In addition, the candidate must be able to support residents taking call.

The UUSOD has many opportunities for career advancement and leadership development. Compensation is based on the published ADEA compensation ranges, including a University contribution towards retirement equivalent to 14.2% of pay with no match required for faculty working at least 50% time over 9 months or more per year. We also offer up to 25 vacation days per year and much more. You can learn more about the benefits package at https://www.hr.utah.edu/benefits/.

Requirements:

  • DDS or DMD degree Completion of a General Practice Residency (GPR) Ability to obtain hospital privileging Eligible for an unrestricted Utah dental license Requirements for a Utah dental license are found on DOPL.

 

UUSOD fosters a humanistic, evidence-based approach to education and patient care. We are looking for applicants who are committed to creating a humanistic environment, will educate and mentor dental students to be technically proficient in all aspects of primary oral health care and serve as role models for the compassionate and ethical care of patients. We also seek individuals whose drive and intellectual curiosity help advance research in oral health care. 

 

UUSOD believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthens our community and enhances excellence, innovation, and creativity. We are committed to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. We seek faculty members that share this belief. Finally, we seek applicants with insights and vision for partnering with other primary healthcare professionals to improve oral and overall health for our patients.

Candidates must submit a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter that summarizes teaching, clinical and scholarly experiences, and three professional references' names/contact information. All references must be outside the University of Utah and/or its affiliates. Submit all applications to: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/hr/postings/152691

Inquiries may be directed to:

Jeri Bullock, D.D.S.

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

University of Utah School of Dentistry

Jeri.bullock@hsc.utah.edu

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