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Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Care(10.31.22)

Company: Tufts University
Location: Boston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:




Tufts University: Tufts School of Dental Medicine: Department of Comprehensive Care








Location


Boston, MA





Open Date


Oct 31, 2022














Description

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) seeks candidates for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Care.

Since its founding in 1868, TUSDM has been committed to providing: excellence in patient- centered care; an evolving dental education that integrates science, emerging technologies, and patient needs; interdisciplinary and dynamic research; and civic engagement in service to our local, regional, national, and global communities. We believe in a diverse, culturally sensitive, and supportive environment.

This is a unique opportunity in dental education to teach dental students preventive dentistry. TUSDM is a large school with approximately 235 students in each class.

Responsibilities and Duties


  • Directs all aspects of the Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) Program: workshops and clinical Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) Competency Exams, including tracking student's progress.
  • Supervise all telehealth activities pertaining to Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) of 3rd and 4th year dental students in the DMD and IS undergrad programs
  • Assist students with preventive treatment planning, and case management of at-risk patients.
  • Oversee the Recall Program of the Comprehensive Care Clinics




    Teaching


    • Teach Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) across the 4 years of the dental curriculum
    • Conduct on-line small group workshops for second year students


      Other


      • Participate in BASISSsic (vertical integration project) and in school related events (graduation, town hall, retreats, etc.)
      • Participate in faculty development programs, serve on committees, and accept other assignments at the request of the Department Chair and/or the Dean.










        Qualifications

        Requirements include:


        • Massachusetts license or eligible for licensure: RDH, DMD, DDS or equivalent.
        • A Master's Degree in related field or equivalent
        • Three-five years teaching experience in higher dental education (4-year dental hygiene or dental school degree program)
        • Strong qualifications to support the teaching of evidence-based preventive dentistry and substantial knowledge of Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) and its philosophy
        • Experience in a preventive oriented practice.
        • Demonstration of excellent communication skills
        • Proficiency in computer skills (ZOOM and telehealth) and willing to learn new educational software platforms used school wide.










          Application Instructions

          Interested applicants should submit a) a current curriculum vitae, b) a cover letter with a statement of academic goals and description of interest in and goals for the position, and c) contact information (incl. e-mail addresses) for three references. Applications must be submitted electronically at.http://apply.interfolio.com/116790

          Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate has been selected.

          Questions regarding the search process or assistance with uploading applications may be directed to Thomas E Bernhard (Thomas.Bernhard@tufts.edu).

          Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

          Visit our website for more information about the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine http://dental.tufts.edu/



Keywords: Tufts University, Boston , Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Care(10.31.22), Education / Teaching , Boston, Massachusetts

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