Clinical Assistant Professor, Discipline-Focused- IL- College of Dental Medicine Illinois - Military Veterans

at Midwestern University

Downers Grove, Illinois

The Clinical Assistant Professor Faculty, Discipline-Focused, should have earned a DDS/DMD degree, having a minimum of five (5) years’ experience in general dentistry and (3) years’ experience with dental implant site preparation and placement. S/he should be a person committed to educating and empowering students with a wide range of clinical and academic abilities. The Clinical Assistant Professor Faculty must be eligible for and obtain licensure in the state of Illinois.

Reporting to the Associate Dean for Clinical Sciences, the Clinical Faculty will:

  1. Work directly with students in the patient clinic, supervising all components associated with dental implant placement, including treatment planning, surgery, restoration (fixed and removable) and problem
  2. Interact positively with students, treating all students as future
  3. Demonstrate dental procedures on patients to students as
  4. Be competent treating patient in all areas of general
  5. Be a positive role model for students in
  6. Be able to produce and deliver lectures to students, in area of discipline focus, as required for course
  7. Have strong clinical experience in the use of CAD/CAM dentistry and lasers, being competent in training pre-doctoral students in these
  8. Be an example of an active life-long learner in dentistry, through learning and mentoring new techniques, emerging technologies, new materials and treatment protocols as needed by the
  9. Adopt different teaching techniques and styles to meet the needs of individual
  10. Be willing to serve on committees within the college or
  11. Interact professionally with all faculty and staff, treating all faculty and staff with respect and
  12. Be timely in completing all notes and codes in patient
  13. Evaluate students in a timely manner (daily, quarterly or weekly) as required by the
  14. Meet with the Associate Dean for Clinical Sciences, the Clinical Faculty for
  15. Be competent in the use of the college’s patient digital record keeping
  16. Work professionally with specialists, mentoring to students the ideal of a positive working relationship of a general dentist with dental
  17. Be a positive influence on the MWU CDMI
  18. Be willing to mentor students in small groups on projects or special needs, as requested by the
  19. Be willing to provide calibration to faculty in area of discipline focus on a quarterly
  20. Be willing to work as a member of a team of faculty, accepting calibration of college protocols as necessary in the college teaching
  21. Teach and model critical-thinking to help students treatment plan implants as part of comprehensive care
  22. Assume other responsibilities as needed, at the request of the clinical

Applicants may send inquiries to Rebecca Siscel, DDS: Associate Dean of Clinical Education of the Dental Institute Midwestern University Illinois at

Midwestern 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.

Downers Grove, Illinois

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