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Date Posted: 05-FEB-2018
PIN Number: #23379
Job Type: Part-Time
Category: FACULTY
Description: The College of Dentistry at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) invites applications for a part-time faculty position in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Health. This position is a clinical track appointment at the Assistant Professor rank, and will predominately involve staffing the pre-doctoral clinic and laboratory course.

Responsibilities may include didactic and clinical instruction in the pre-and post-doctoral programs, teaching in the pre-doctoral laboratory course, delivery of pediatric dental care and/or supervision of residents in the operating room, delivery of direct patient care in an outpatient clinical setting, administrative responsibility over student, residents and auxiliary staff, and supervision of residents and students in community outreach events and Headstart activities.

Minimum requirements: DDS/DMD degree from a CODA accredited dental school, current licensure in Tennessee including conscious sedation permit, 5 years private practice experience including management of clinical and business activities or equivalent military service. Consideration will be given for previous faculty membership in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry at an accredited College of Dentistry and appreciation of evidence based dental practice and demonstrated teaching gifts.

Applicants should have a demonstrated commitment to diversity and equal opportunity.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae, and the contact information for three professional references to:
Wanda Patrick
UTHSC College of Dentistry
875 Union Avenue
Memphis, TN 38163
Electronic submissions can be made to:

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment and admissions without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The University of Tennessee are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this non-discrimination statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.

In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively states that it does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education programs and activities, and this policy extends to employment by the University.

Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, national origin), Title IX (sex), Section 504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act (age), sexual orientation, or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED), 920 Madison Avenue, Suite 825, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, telephone 901-448-7382 (V/TTY available). Requests for accommodation of a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of Equity and Diversity.