Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Professor – Prosthodontist
Department of Restorative Sciences- Job ID # 217975
The Department of Restorative Sciences is seeking a full-time prosthodontist faculty member for predoctoral didactic, preclinical and clinical learning in restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, and associated areas. Participation in DCG Restorative Sciences advanced education training programs including Prosthodontics, AEGD and GPR may be expected consistent with candidate experience and the department mission. The candidate must be a graduate of a CODA-accredited Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics. American Board of Prosthodontics Certification, or demonstrated progress toward Board Certification, is preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with clinical experience and who demonstrate expertise in advanced technologies, digital workflow and/or dental implants to support expansion of the advanced technology curricula. The candidate should also have prior experience in dental education and demonstrated ability to work productively in didactic and clinical educational environments. The preferred candidate will have a history of publications, as involvement in research/scholarly activity including publications is expected. Participation in the DCG intramural faculty practice is available. Candidates must have a US DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent) and have an active unrestricted license in another state or be eligible for licensure by the Georgia Board of Dentistry. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.
The position reports to the Chair of the Department of Restorative Sciences and works collaboratively with faculty within the department and across the College. Review https://www.augusta.edu/dentalmedicine/academics/departments/restorative/ for department information. The faculty member who fills this position will demonstrate professional behaviors that promote a positive, productive and caring environment for all DCG faculty, staff, residents, student, and patients. Augusta University is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer.
Restorative Sciences Department Educational Assets and Responsibilities:
- 40 paid faculty (28- 1.0 Full-time and 12- Part-time positions at various FTE), 1 office manager, 9 administrative support personnel and 2 traditional laboratory technicians, 2 digital laboratory technicians, 1 research laboratory technician, 1 hygienist and 1 anaplastologist.
- Pre-doctoral responsibilities: D1-D3 courses, pre-clinical labs and clinical experiences
- Collaboration and support with the Department of General Dentistry for the D4 year.
- 3 Advanced Education Programs: Prosthodontics, AEGD, and GPR
- Collaborative responsibilities with all departments pertaining to predoctoral learning, advanced education learning in support of patient-centered, restoration-driven care.
- Esthetic Center - shared efforts with College Administration
- Biomaterials Research Laboratory
- Production laboratory
- Collaborative agendas relating to research/scholarly activity, and service.
Department of Restorative Sciences Mission
The Department of Restorative Sciences is committed to the finest oral health care possible by developing tomorrow's clinicians, providing continuing education for today's practitioners, and advancing the profession through contemporary research.
As the largest clinical department in The Dental College of Georgia, the Restorative Sciences faculty constantly improve didactic and clinical education. These students are the professionals of tomorrow who learn patient care based on best evidence in a state of the art learning environment. At both the pre-doctoral and advanced education levels, the department is striving to prepare the consummate dental health care professional who is capable of supporting oral health care needs of the future.
The extensive background and expertise of the faculty and staff also offer excellence in continuing education to help current clinicians maintain their practice on the cutting edge of dentistry.
Restorative Sciences also blends a strong biomaterials research agenda with an outstanding clinical program that fosters learning, research, presentations, publications, and faculty advancement. This partnership ensures the Department of Restorative Sciences leads the way in discovery, innovation, technology, and education, in a positive and productive environment.
Candidates must have a US DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent) and have an active unrestricted license in another state or be eligible for licensure by the Georgia Board of Dentistry.
Job Contact Information
Interested candidates should send a current CV and letter of interest to:
Kent L. Knoernschild, DMD, MS, FACP
Professor and Thomas P. Hinman Endowed Chair
Department of Restorative Sciences
The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University
1120 15th Street GC-4200
Augusta, GA 30912
Phone: (706) 721- 8813
Location/Region: Augusta, GA (30901)