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Chair, Department of Clinical Sciences

University of Nevada, Las Vegas, School of Dental Medicine

The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Clinical Sciences, Chair/Associate/Full Professor or Associate/Full Professor-In-Residence, School of Dental Medicine [SN 18503].

UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and more than 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities. The university is committed to recruiting and retaining top students and faculty, educating the region’s diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine.  UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.  For more information, visit us online.

The School of Dental Medicine at UNLV invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure/tenure track/non tenured faculty position for the Associate or Full Professor level for Chair of the Department of Clinical Sciences available January 1, 2017.  Responsibilities include manage the academic needs of the General Dentistry and Specialty programs.  The Chair will be involved in the establishment and maintenance of curriculum excellence and development of consistent clinical philosophy; calibration of faculty; competency assessments; evaluation and reporting of student progress; and overall management of the clinical divisions.  The Chair will work closely with the Dean to insure consistent management of associated clinical personnel.  The Chair will provide regular reports to the Dean including outcome assessments and related accreditation documents.  The Chair will be available to serve on strategic committees, both dental school and university.

Required: Candidates must hold a D.M.D. or D.D.S. degree from an accredited college or university and be eligible for licensure/limited licensure in Nevada.  Candidates must have training, expertise, and 5 to 7 years’ experience in full time academics at a dental school or equivalent institution.  Candidate must also have experience in the area of Administration.

Required: 5 to 7 years of experience in full time academics at a dental school or equivalent institution

Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions.  Position is contingent upon funding.

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based. 

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin immediately.  Materials should be addressed to Caryn Kopf, Human Resources Coordinator, and are to be submitted via online application.  For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or applicant.inquiry@unlv.edu.

UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Posted on ADEA DentEd Jobs on September 1, 2017.


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