Open Rank Dentistry Faculty, DCG-Restorative Sciences

Augusta University

Augusta, GA

Job posting number: #7176997 (Ref:ej-4572400)

Posted: September 7, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Open Rank Dentistry Faculty, DCG-Restorative Sciences

Job ID: 263018
Location: Augusta University
Full/Part Time: Full Time

Job Summary

Job ID: 263018

Position #: 20000375

The Dental College of Georgia (DCG) at Augusta University is seeking applications for a full-time faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor on the clinician-researcher track. Responsibilities of the position will include clinical, teaching, service, and administrative duties. As part of the effort distribution, the potential recruit will be working as clinical research director, under Associate Dean for research, for the newly established CERSI center for research. This will require great understanding and background in clinical research, advanced training for scholars to build on their foundation of clinical research and taking their expertise to the next level, through new funding opportunities and scientific networking. The position is focused on enhancing the DCG's ability at every stage of the clinical research process, from writing grant proposals and launching new projects.

Applicants should hold a D.D.S./D.M.D. degree from a CODA-accredited dental school and be eligible for licensure in Georgia. The ideal candidate will have experience working with vast network of experts, have great communication skills, and understanding of funding mechanism and process.


Teaching - 15%
  • Developing lesson plans or materials to teach students in a course about the prevention, examination, and treatment of diseases of teeth and the mouth.

Scholarship - 50%
  • Working with faculty and investigators to facilitate the execution of research projects and studies from protocol concept to funding, final report and interpretation of clinical data.
  • Continuously evaluate the effectiveness of the clinical research status at DCG to ensure success
  • Collaborate with all DCG departments on matters related to clinical research needs both internal and external to the College

Identify the funding and strategic opportunities and set the key deadlines and project milestones within function.

Service - 5%
  • Serving as the clinical/Dental team expert to provide direction to all project team functions, organizes Advisory meetings (e.g., agenda-setting), and identifying and liaising regarding program strategy and scientific advice)

Required Qualifications

DDS/DMD degree from an accredited college or university (or foreign equivalent); active unrestricted license in another state or be eligible for licensure by the Georgia Board of Dentistry.

Assistant Professor - Early level career as a faculty member with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.

Associate Professor - Mid level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Assistant Professor with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.

Professor - Senior level career faculty member with at least five years at the rank of Associate Professor with background, education, and training consistent with the following position requirements.

Required faculty employment qualifications for all USG institutions and all academic ranks within these institutions shall be:
  • Consistent with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)'s requirements for institutional accreditation;
  • Evidence of ability as a teacher;
  • Evidence of activity as a scholar and ability in all other duties assigned;
  • Successful experience (which will necessarily be waived for those just entering the academic profession who meet all other requirements); and,
  • Desirable personal qualities judged on the basis of personal interview, complete biographical data, and recommendations.

Preferred Qualifications

In addition to DMD/DDS, the preferred candidate would have a Ph.D or MBA, MPH


This position is fiscal year based and works year-round.

The intended work commitment or full-time equivalent (FTE) for this position is 1.0 and considered full-time.

Assistant Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Associate Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Professor- Salary and compensation is commensurate with education, experience, and achievements. The salary is subject to availability of funds.

Comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, 13 paid holidays, vacation leave, sick leave, generous retirement plans, tuition waiver, wellness options, and much more!

Also, our full-time employees who have been employed with us successfully for more than 6 months can be considered for the Tuition Assistance Program.

Rank and salary are determined at the time of hire and are based on a variety of factors including but not limited to experience, education, credentials, specialty, training, etc. while also considering internal equity and market data.

Advancement through the faculty ranks at Augusta University is only through the annual Promotion and Tenure process in which faculty may apply if eligible (typically five-year increments). For more information on ranks, please review the Augusta University Promotion and Tenure Guidelines:

College/Department Information

The Dental College of Georgia at Augusta University, we provide dental education to the next generation of professionals by offering hands-on education through innovative research, patient care, and service. Join other dental providers to improve the oral health of Georgia and beyond. The DCG was founded to provide the people of Georgia with quality dental care by educating students in dentistry. As a patient, you have the option to receive treatment in one of our three different practice models consisting of student clinics, resident care, or in the faculty practice. All dental treatments can be completed by the specialists in our facility. We also serve patients in more than 20 clinics across Georgia.

About Us

Augusta University is Georgia's innovation center for education and health care, training the next generation of innovators, leaders, and healthcare providers in classrooms and clinics on four campuses in Augusta and locations across the state. More than 9,000 students choose Augusta for educational opportunities at the center of Georgia's cybersecurity hub and experiential learning that blends arts and application, humanities, and the health sciences. Augusta is home to Georgia's only public academic health center, where groundbreaking research is creating a healthier, more prosperous Georgia, and world-class clinicians are bringing the medicine of tomorrow to patient care today.


Augusta University

Our Health Sciences Campus:

1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912

Conditions of Employment

All selected candidates are required to successfully pass a Background Check review prior to starting with Augusta University.

If applicable for the specific position based on the duties: the candidate will also need to have a credit check completed for Positions of Trust and or approved departmental Purchase Card usage.

Motor vehicle reports are required for positions that are required to drive an Augusta University vehicle.

For Faculty Hires: Final candidates will be required to provide proof of completed academic degree(s) as well as post-secondary coursework in the form of original transcript(s). Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide an educational/credential evaluation.

All employees are responsible for ensuring the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of sensitive [patient, student, employee, financial, business, etc.] information by exercising sound judgment and adhering to cybersecurity and privacy policies during their employment and beyond.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants from underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

How To Apply
To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at
For full consideration, please submit a complete curriculum vitae, and a cover letter summarizing the credentials and capabilities and plans relevant to the position. Please upload as one document.

Other Information

This position is also responsible for promoting a customer-friendly environment and providing superior service to our patients, students, faculty, and employees. "Augusta University is a patient-and family-centered care institution, where employees partner every day with patients and families for success."

Augusta University is a tobacco-free environment, and the use of any tobacco products on any part of the campus, both inside and outside, is strictly prohibited.

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Job posting number:#7176997 (Ref:ej-4572400)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:Augusta University
United States
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