Midwestern University's Dental Institute is seeking applicants for a full time or part time faculty position in our Oral Surgery clinic. Applicant should be a board-eligible/certified Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon. This position will augment the institute's clinical, academic and research programs. Applicant must be willing and interested in the education of pre-doctoral students. The scope of practice includes all dentoaleveolar procedures, major and minor bone grafting, dental implants, soft tissue grafting, and benign pathology. Candidate should be familiar with the following software applications; Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and dental implant planning software.
Candidates must have earned a DDS/DMD degree and a specialty degree in their field of dentistry and show evidence of scholarly activity in their field of dentistry. S/he should have a minimum of three (3) years' experience in a private practice or at an academic health center. S/he should additionally be an experienced administrator whose background includes leadership in the oversight of clinical dentistry associated with their field. S/he 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 Clinical Sciences, this Specialty Faculty will:
Um the clinical management system
Maintain an open-door policy for students in need of assistance or counseling
Establish a welcoming atmosphere to improve morale and to promote collegiality among students, staff and faculty
Be a positive role model for students
Manage continuity of patient care each clinical session
Assist all students in assigned bay with quality patient care
Demonstrate clinical treatment on patients assigned to students
Be responsible for the attendance of students under their supervision
Help address problems of staff and students under their supervision
Help identify discrepancies in patient needs and patient assignments among the students
Supervise students in their specialty area; specialty faculty will:
Measure and record patient temperature, blood pressure and pulse, and assist students during patient exams
Assist students with administration of anesthesia and in placement and removal of sutures
Perform Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and operate resuscitative equipment
Dispose appropriately of contaminated waste
Load and unload radiographic film cassettes, protect self, student and patient from excessive ionizing radiation exposure; expose bitewing, periapical, occlusal radiographs and panoramic radiographs
Supervise activities of dental students
Provide technical guidance to students
Ensure comfort, safety, and cleanliness of dental facilities
Ensure comfort and safety of the patients supervised
Instruct students in work techniques and procedures
Evaluate student and staff performance; counsel personnel and prepare evaluation reports on students.
Prepare administrative, technical, patient and manpower reports
Establish and monitor stock level for supplies and equipment
Complete requisitions for and oversee maintenance of dental supplies and equipment in the specialty area
Prepare periodic and special reports concerning personnel, patients, dental care and treatment operations
Assure that all case completions have an exit exam
Coordinate the teaching and evaluation of professionalism and clinical practice management skills of the students
Perform other duties as assigned
Meet regularly with the Assistant/Associate Dean for Clinical Sciences.
If you would like to learn more about this position or about the College of Dental Medicine, please submit your letter of intent and application through Midwestern University's online job board:
In the Quick Links section, select "employment at MWU"
For a list of current openings, select "click here"
Select "Faculty" for Job Category and "Arizona Dental Institute" for location
Your online application should include a cover letter and curriculum vitae with the names and contact information of at least three professional references.
For more information about this position, please contact:
Alexander Carroll, DDS, MBA, MHSM, FICD
Associate Dean for Clinical Education
College of Dental Medicine
5855 W. Utopia Road
Glendale, AZ 85308
Midwestern University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer that does not discriminate against an employee or applicant based upon race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability, or veterans status, in accord with 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