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Assistant Professor, Pre-Clinical- IL- College of Dental Medicine

Company: Midwestern University
Location: Downers Grove
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

The Assistant Professor Pre-Clinical Faculty should have earned a DDS/DMD degree, and show evidence of scholarly activity in the field of dentistry. This individual should have a minimum of five (5) years in a general dentistry clinical environment, with a strong clinical experience in the use of CAD/CAM. This individual should be a person committed to educating and empowering students with a wide range of clinical and academic abilities.Reporting to the Assistant/Associate Dean for Pre-Clinical Education, the Assistant Professor Pre-Clinical Faculty will:Work directly with students in the simulation clinic, supervising the development of hand skills in all areas of general dentistryInteract positively with students, treating all students as future colleagues.Be competent in teaching and demonstrating all areas of general dentistry.Be a positive role model for students in professionalism.Be an example of an active life-long learner in dentistry, through learning new techniques, materials and treatment protocols as needed by the college.Being open to technology and learning new delivery systems to mentor students.Adopt different teaching techniques and styles to meet the needs of individual students.Be willing to serve on committees within the college and/or university.Interact professionally with all faculty and staff, treating all faculty and staff with respect and collegiality.Be expected to take courses in education as needed, which should include skills of delivering lectures, as well as skills in developing examinations.Be willing to develop and deliver lectures on topics or disciplines as requested by the Assistant/Associate Dean for Pre-Clinical Education.Be a course director as requested by the Assistant/Associate Dean for Pre-Clinical Education.Evaluate students in a timely manner (daily, quarterly or weekly) as required by the college.Meet with the Assistant/Associate Dean for Pre- Clinical Education for performance reviews.Be competent in the use of the college's patient digital record keeping system, being able to demonstrate in the simulation clinic use of the Electronic Health Record.Work professionally with specialists as needed, role modeling to students the ideal of a positive working relationship of a general dentist with dental specialists.Be a positive influence on the MWU CDMI program.Be willing to mentor students in small groups on projects or special needs, as requested by the college.Be willing to work as a member of a team of faculty, accepting calibration of college protocols as necessary in the college teaching environment.Assume other responsibilities as needed, at the request of the Assistant/Associate Dean for Pre-Clinical Education.Qualified and interested applicants should apply online at www.midwestern.edu. Please submit a curriculum vita and the names of three professional references. Additional inquiries may be directed to:Kaveh Adel, Associate Dean of Pre- Clinical Education Midwestern University Illinois kadel@midwestern.eduMidwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race; color; religion; creed; national origin or ancestry; ethnicity; sex (including pregnancy); gender (including gender expressions, gender identity; and sexual orientation); marital status; age; disability; citizenship; past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services; genetic information; or any other protected class, in accord with all federal, state and local laws, including 41 C.F.R. 60-1.4(a), 250.5(a), 300.5(a) and 741.5(a). Midwestern University complies with the Smoke-Free Arizona Act (A.R.S. 36-601.01) and the Smoke Free Illinois Act (410 ILCS 82/). Midwestern University complies with the Illinois Equal Pay Act of 2003 and Arizona Equal Pay Acts. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Midwestern University, Downers Grove , Assistant Professor, Pre-Clinical- IL- College of Dental Medicine, Education / Teaching , Downers Grove, Illinois

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