Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Undergraduate Director
University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

Posted in Education and Training


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The UAB School of Dentistry Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery is recruiting a full-time Undergraduate Director.

This position requires board certification or board eligibility in the field oral & maxillofacial surgery. Eligible individuals must have experience in the didactic and clinical aspects of educating dental students. This individual must be proficient in performing risk assessment of patients, deep sedation techniques and dentoalveolar procedures. These procedures must include surgical extraction of teeth, removal of impacted wisdom teeth, placement of dental implants, bone grafting for alveolar ridge reconstruction and biopsy procedures. Academic rank will be based on previous academic accomplishments and experience.

The primary responsibility of this position is to educate undergraduate dental students in the clinical aspects of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The job requires for coverage of the undergraduate dental students and oral and maxillofacial surgery residents in the UAB School of Dentistry Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic for at least three days per week (3-5/days per week). The individual will have the opportunity to have a clinical practice that is not more than two days per week. Additional responsibilities are to help shape the undergraduate curriculum and participate in the teaching of undergraduate didactic dental student courses. The final terms of the position are negotiable.

Known for its innovative and interdisciplinary approach to education at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a part of the University of Alabama System, is an internationally renowned research university and academic medical center with nearly $849 million in research awards in fiscal year 2021, as well as Alabama's largest single employer, with some 23,000 employees, and has an annual economic impact exceeding $7 billion on the state. The pillars of UAB's mission include education, research, innovation and economic development, community engagement, and patient care. In 2021, Forbes named UAB as America's No. 1 Best Large Employer, topping a list of more than 500 public and private corporations, hospitals, universities, Fortune 500 companies and more, across dozens of industries. Forbes also named UAB America's Best Employer for Diversity among colleges and universities in 2021. Learn more at www.uab.edu.

UAB Medicine is the third largest public academic medical center in the country, with more than 1,900 beds and almost 18,000 employees. UAB Hospital is the centerpiece of the UAB Health System and is the teaching hospital for the UAB School of Medicine. Situated among major research centers and clinics, UAB Hospital provides patients with a complete range of primary and specialty care services, as well as the most up-to-date treatments and innovations in health care. In addition to UAB Hospital, UAB Medicine includes The Kirklin Clinic of UAB Hospital, UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, as well as several primary and specialty care clinics, a dozen member and affiliate hospitals within Alabama, more than 10 cancer associates in the Southeast, and the Viva Health HMO.

Located in the heart of the Southeast, Birmingham is a short drive from Atlanta, Nashville, Chattanooga, New Orleans, Memphis and Gulf Coast beaches. Some of the most beautiful suburbs in the United States surround the city. With its picturesque surroundings, Birmingham has been recognized as an "All American City", one of the top ten American cities to live and work, and one of the top ten entrepreneurial and job growth hot spots in America. The combination of pleasant weather, geography, diverse culture, activities, and lifestyle make this city a wonderful place to live, raise a family, and practice medicine.

In tandem with our institution's strong diversity efforts, UAB highly encourages candidates from underrepresented minorities to apply.

Interested candidates should apply here: https://uab.peopleadmin.com/postings/9816 by submitting an online application to include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references. Evaluation of applications will occur as they are received and will continue until the position is filled.

In alignment with UAB School of Medicine's mission to reflect the diversity of our community and meet the needs of our diverse population, candidates are required as part of the application process to provide a statement that is up to one page single-spaced describing their contributions to promote diversity and inclusion.


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