572-Asst./Assoc. Professor Clinical Track, College of Dental Medicine
University of New England - Portland, ME

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Work with appropriate individuals to develop, coordinate and implement a pre-clinical and clinical curriculum that is integrated with the biomedical and behavioral sciences; Provide direct patient care to assist in the development of a clinical practice that will provide students the necessary breadth and depth of clinical experiences to attain competency as a general dentist; Conduct teaching, scholarly and service activities in support of the mission, goals and objectives of the College and University.

Responsibilities
  • Independently design and present pre-clinical course(s) utilizing an appropriate combination of instructional methodologies such as lecture, seminar, laboratory, problem-based learning, case-based learning, and/or online modules.
  • Assist in the coordination of preclinical dental courses to ensure the students’ attainment of appropriate competencies and to reinforce the integration of basic, behavioral, and clinical science.
  • Assist in the set-up, coordination and implementation of the dental simulation clinic for pre-clinical courses.
  • Assist in the orientation, coordination and implementation of Axium software EMR and patient management system for both the Simulation Clinic and Dental Clinic.
  • Provide direct patient care to assist in the development of a clinical practice that will provide students the necessary breadth and depth of clinical experiences to attain competency as a general dentist,
  • Promote, by teaching and example, a general atmosphere within the College and University of respect for knowledge, thought and inquiry.
  • Embrace a contemporary perspective of practice, teaching and innovation, comfortable with technological advances and envisioning the future of dental practice with enthusiasm and collaboration within both the academic and community environment.
  • Model the highest standards of ethics and professionalism
  • Conduct classes and clinic assignments according to the published schedule.
  • At the beginning of each course, provide students with a syllabus indicating material to be covered, related assignments, competencies to be achieved, and methods of evaluation.
  • Prepare appropriate student assessment in a course(s) or a portion of a course including quizzes, examinations, projects, oral examinations, portfolios, and/or clinical performance evaluations.
  • Possess excellent oral, written, and computer skills (proficiency in electronic communication, word processing, and accessing internet resources) required
  • Maintain current records of the progress, including grades, of each student enrolled in his/her class.
  • Be readily available to students for mentoring and consultation.
  • Possess team-building, innovative and organizational skills that enhance work in a collaborative environment
  • Actively participate in College and/or University committees as assigned.
  • Actively participate in appropriate professional societies and associations
  • Interact in an effective and positive manner with individuals of diverse backgrounds, including patients, administration, faculty, students, staff and outside contacts.
  • Establish and maintain scholarly activity in his/her area of expertise, as applicable.
  • Assume any other related duties necessary to develop and maintain an effective program or as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Education: Doctor of Dental Surgery (D.D.S.) or Doctor of Dental Medicine (D.M.D) degree from an institution accredited by the American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).
  • Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years clinical and/or pre-clinical teaching and demonstrated managerial and mentoring skills experience in a dental education institution; experience in providing direct patient care.
  • Dental Licensure: Licensure or demonstrated eligibility for licensure in Maine.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent oral, written, and computer skills (proficiency in electronic communication, word processing, and accessing internet resources) required.
Preferences:
Experience with electronic patient records
Experience working with Axium software
Completion of CODA approved AEGD or GPR

* Background check may be required.

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