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Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, Virginia, United States (on-site)
14 days ago


Assistant/Associate/Professor, General Practice, School of Dentistry

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position, term appointment, in the Department of General Practice Dentistry. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Chief Purpose:
The faculty position will provide teaching, research, scholarly activities, and patient care. This faculty position will provide didactic and clinical teaching and mentoring to pre-doctoral students and residents, scholarly activity, service, research and participation in intramural faculty practice (optional). The position’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: course director, teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate dental students in preparation for private practice, service, and scholarship. Methods of teaching will include clinical and didactic teaching, course directorship, curriculum development, scholarly activity, mentoring and patient care.

Position Responsibilities:

Teaching: Responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching of 75-100 pre-doctoral students and 4-5 general practice post-doctoral residents, in the areas of practice management and running highly productive practices. This position may lead a practice group or serve as a course director, teaching and mentoring undergraduate dental students in preparation for private practice, service, and scholarship. Faculty members are expected to teach in an integrated curriculum system that includes baccalaureate, graduate, and professional education. Teaching across traditional departmental lines and in multidisciplinary teams is required. Faculty members are expected to foster transformative learning that is informed by interdisciplinary and translational research, scholarship, and creative expression.

Faculty member may participate in research protocols and will work collaboratively with dental research programs and investigators.

This position will provide a teaching and leadership role in the dentistry clinics, seeing patients, working with students, and working collaboratively with other faculty and staff to promote best business practices, and increase clinic productivity. This position may also participate in the Faculty Private Practice.

The faculty member will be expected to serve the Department of General Practice, the School of Dentistry, and Virginia Commonwealth University by serving on committees and task forces as requested. In addition, participation in dentistry-related community service activities is strongly encouraged.


  • DDS or DMD Degree
  • Eligible for a license in Virginia
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Expansive dental clinic experience
  • Expertise in dental practice management
  • Ability to teach practice management through clinical and didactic experiences to pre-doctoral students and general practice post-doctoral residents
  • Must have the desire to mentor future dental practitioners.
  • Demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and embrace modern technology
  • Demonstrate the ability to contribute to, and participate in, a humanistic environment of learning
  • Demonstrate the ability, or acquire and develop such ability, to incorporate adult learning theory, evidence-based oral health care, innovation in student learning, and critical thinking
  • Demonstrate experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU

Application Process:
Candidates must apply to this faculty position, F59100, through the university's career website at (search req4646) to be considered.

Three recent letters of reference, or contact information for at least three references, will be required for consideration. For further information about this position, contact Dr. James Muncy, Search Committee Chair, VCU School of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics, at

VCU is an urban, research-intensive institution with a richly diverse university community and commitment to multicultural opportunities. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, Affirmative Action University providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran's status, political affiliation or disability. As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion -- an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence. Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU's mission of promoting equity and inclusion, Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience. Virginia Commonwealth University is a major, urban research university with national and international rankings in sponsored research. Located in downtown Richmond, Virginia, VCU enrolls nearly 31,000 students in 223 degree and certificate programs in the arts, sciences and humanities. Sixty-eight of the programs are unique in Virginia, many of them crossing the disciplines of VCU's thirteen schools and one college. VCU Health System and the health sciences schools of Virginia Commonwealth University comprise the VCU Medical Center, one of the nation's leading academic medical centers. For more information, see

Position Information

  • Job ID: 71529377
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Richmond, Virginia, United States
  • Company Name For Position: Virginia Commonwealth University
  • Position Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor, General Practice, School of Dentistry
  • Specialties and Administration Roles: General Dentistry
  • Position Type: Assistant Professor
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