MOSDOH - Assistant Professor Dental Faculty - Pediatrics

Mesa, AZ

A.T. Still University

A.T. Still University's Missouri School of Dentistry and Oral Health is seeking an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics on the St. Louis, MO campus. This position is projected to start in July 2021. The position will report to the Vice Dean of Clinical Operations, Clinical Education, and Community Partnerships. The Assistant Professor of Pediatrics will manage and mentor MOSDOH students to assure the attainment of clinical competency, teach students the fundamentals of pediatric dentistry, and assure the provision of high-quality pediatric services to patients.

Major job duties
  • Mentoring and evaluating students in pediatric dentistry procedures on patients
  • Establish procedures for pediatrics, in conjunction with Specialty Care Unit Director
  • Communicate with Specialty Care Unit Director as to the educational goals, essential experiences, and competencies for student experiences
  • Complete Administrative Reports as directed
  • Assure student and patient safety, reporting deficiencies to the Vice Dean of Clinical Education, Operations, and Community Partnerships
  • Assure clinical competency for students in pediatrics
  • Supervise pediatric residents/fellows as needed
  • Provide indirect supervision of dental assistant(s) and provide performance review evaluations to the Dental Clinic Manager
  • Provide didactic and laboratory instruction to pre-clinical students in Kirksville and D3 and D4 students in St. Louis
  • Perform dental procedures on patients as needed
  • Track student progress toward attainment of clinical competency and communicate progress and deficiencies on a periodic basis to the Vice Dean of Clinical Operations, Clinic Education, and Community Partnerships
  • Participate in calibration activities, to include semi-annual faculty advance
  • Participate in ATSU/MOSDOH committee activities
  • Potential for intermittent on-call and other outreach activities after hours
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements
  • D.D.S. or D.M.D.
  • Specialty Certification in Pediatrics
  • A current Missouri State Dental License is required
  • Must be highly skilled in pediatric dentistry
  • Must be adaptable and be able to work independently


Qualifications

Education

Doctorate or better in Dental Medicine, DMD or related field.

Licenses & Certifications

MO Dental License

Skills

Motivations Intermediate
Diplomacy & Tact Intermediate
Initiative Intermediate
Self-Direction Intermediate
Organizing Intermediate
Communication Intermediate

Experience

2 year(s): At least two years experience in practice of pediatric dentistry,2 year(s): At least two years experience in a dental teaching environment Posted: 09/17/2021