The University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) and its College of Dentistry invite inquiries, applications, and nominations for Chair of the Department of Orthodontics. The Chair will report to the Dean of the College of Dentistry. This is a full- time faculty and administrative position expected to be at the Associate Professor or full Professor level, with eligibility and review for tenure. UTHSC will offer a competitive salary and benefits, commensurate with the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience.
The Department of Orthodontics focuses on excellence in clinical education at the pre-doctoral and graduate levels and has a rich history of leadership in academics and organized dentistry. The Department operates undergraduate education, simulation, and clinical training venues within the College of Dentistry, and a post-graduate clinic with some faculty practice also within the College. The mission of the College is to actively advance oral health through excellence in education, innovation in research, skilled clinical care, and engagement in public service. The College serves the State of Tennessee through its major clinical presence in Memphis and in extramural clinics in Jackson, Union City, Bristol, and Chattanooga, and soon to be in Nashville also, where senior students treat patients under faculty supervision. As a result, students graduate with an exceptional depth of clinical experience. As the flagship statewide, public, academic health system, the mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.
Academic Search is partnering with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in its search for the next Chair of Department of Orthodontics of the College of Dentistry. To schedule a confidential conversation about this opportunity, please contact Mr. Bill Howard, Senior Consultant, at Bill.Howard@academicsearch.org. For more information about this opportunity, the institution, qualifications, and application process, please review the full position profile on the Academic Search website. Please submit nominations to UTHSC- OrthoChair@academicsearch.org and include the nominee’s title, full name, position, institution/organization, and email address.
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