Faculty Positions in the College of Dentistry
Department of Bioscience Research (PIN 22053)
October 1, 2012
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time, tenure track position in the Department of Bioscience Research. The area of research will be in biomaterials with emphasis on stem cells applications, but this is not completely required. Ideally, the applicant should have R01 funding, or possibly someone with an F32 or K99 type grant. This position will be at the Assistant, Associate Professor or Professor level, dependent upon candidate qualifications. This new faculty member will have access to university wide research resources, such as technical support and core laboratories as well as access to undergraduate, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. This position will report to the College of Dentistry¿s Senior Executive Associate Dean for Research.
We invite candidates whose research interests are complementary to our goal of enhancing our understanding of biomaterials and stem cells, with applications in both dentistry and medicine. For details, please visit www.uthsc.edu/dentistry/research.
Responsibilities and duties of the position will include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Assist and support the UTHSC College of Dentistry faculty, postdoctoral and predoctoral students to complete research projects related to biomaterials and stem cells.
- Promote UTHSC College of Dentistry research at scientific conferences, meetings, and in the public media.
- Submit grant applications to support industrial and federal research projects.
- Partially support salary through funded grants.
- Mentor M.S./Ph.D. candidates.
- Continual publication in peer-reviewed scientific journals.
- Provide research training, lectures, tutorials, workshops and exams as part of educational programs.
- Seek opportunities for the involvement of dental students in research.
- Help in the creation of a biological research profile and supportive research environment.
- Develop an independent research center.
- Teach at the predoctoral and/or postdoctoral levels.
The candidates for this position should:
- Hold a PhD, DDS/PhD, or MD/PhD degree.
- Have a vigorous post-doctoral training with high impact publications.
- Ideally have M.S./Ph.D. student research mentoring experience.
- Have managerial experience in directing research staff and team.
- Be a member of professional research associations.
- Have a history of obtaining extramural research support; special emphasis on grant submission at the NIH.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:
Franklin Garcia-Godoy, DDS, MS, PhD
Senior Executive Associate Dean for Research, UTHSC College of Dentistry
875 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
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Academic Affairs (PIN 22115)
February 1, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry is seeking applicants and/or nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. This is a full-time, tenure track position with academic rank commensurate with qualifications and experience. The Associate Dean will report directly to the Dean of the college and will plan, direct and oversee the curriculum, accreditation and academic performance of the students. This individual, along with the Curriculum Committee will oversee the academic programs and ensure that they are consistent with the college’s strategic plan and national accreditation standards. Candidates must have a DMD or DDS degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation and/or a PhD with documented experience in dental school curriculum. Candidates should also have documented experience in curriculum design and implementation with prior leadership experience in an academic health sciences institution. Desirable qualifications would be the ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written formats, with a diverse group of students, residents, faculty, staff and other personnel; the ability to work cooperatively with colleagues and supervisory staff at all levels; the ability to analyze facts, exercise proper judgment and arrive at valid conclusions. Applicants must have a commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.
Applicants should send a letter of interest, a current curriculum vita and the contact information for three professional references to Lloyd A. George, DDS, JD, Chair, Search Committee, UTHSC College of Dentistry. 875 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163 or electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org. The search will remain open until the position is filled.
Department of Diagnostic Services and Oral Medicine (PIN 22146)
February 15, 2013
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, College of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full time, tenure track position in the Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Department of Diagnostic Sciences and Oral Medicine. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications and experience. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to teaching general and oral pathology in the predoctoral and postgraduate programs, participation in the College’s biopsy service and consultation in the College’s Oral Medicine Clinic.
Applicants must have a DDS/DMD from an ADA accredited dental program or equivalent degree and be eligible for licensure in the State of Tennessee. Applicants must be academically trained in Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and those certified by the Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology are preferred. It is also expected that the successful candidate will be involved in research, community service, and scholarly activity. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. The position will be available on July 1, 2013.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three professional references to Dr. Cesar A. Migliorati, Chair, Department of Diagnostic Sciences and Oral Medicine, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Dentistry, 875 Union Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163-2110. Electronic submissions can be made to email@example.com.
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College of Dentistry
875 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: (901) 448-6200
Fax: (901) 448-1625