Job ID: 235086

Chair of Restorative Dentistry

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

  • Apr. 23, 2024
  • Chair of Restorative Dentistry
  • Department of Restorative Dentistry
  • University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
    Buffalo, NY
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Prosthodontics/Restorative Dentistry
The University at Buffalo, School of Dental Medicine seeks a Chair for our Department of Restorative Dentistry. Restorative Dentistry is the largest of seven academic departments in the SDM. The Chair should have a strong record in predoctoral and postdoctoral teaching in addition to leadership experience, service and scholarly activity.

The Chair will be responsible for:
  • Overall administration, strategic leadership, financial stewardship, academic oversight and faculty development. The Department provides education and training to pre-doctoral dental students in the disciplines of operative dentistry, fixed and removable prosthodontics and implant dentistry. It provides advanced education programs in Advanced Education in General Dentistry and Prosthodontics as well as in the Biomaterials masters program.
  • Serve as member of the School’s senior leadership team and will be responsible for driving strategic priorities for the department as determined in collaboration with the Dean.
  • Work closely with the School’s administration to lead the development and implementation of innovative academic, patient care, and research programs based on the new SDM strategic plan.
  • Evaluate and guide the professional development of faculty and staff in the department and will collaborate with faculty and staff throughout the University and affiliated hospitals.
  • Focus on obtaining resources for academic and research programs and projects.
  • Committed to support teaching activities, interdepartmental and interprofessional education and possess through training and experience a deep understanding of basic and clinical sciences.
  • Ability to lead change and adapt to current educational and clinical technology, including but not limited to digital dentistry.
  • Reaching out to alumni and others to encourage engagement with the school and philanthropic endeavors.
  • Plays a major role in the School’s accreditation and planned curriculum revision.

Outstanding Benefits Package

Working at UB comes with benefits that exceed salary alone. There are personal rewards including comprehensive health and retirement plan options. We also focus on creating and sustaining a healthy mix of work, personal and academic pursuit - all in an effort to support your work-life effectiveness. We support your growth and development through our career coaching and training department and we qualify as a public service loan forgiveness organization. Learn more about our benefit packages.

About The University at Buffalo
The University at Buffalo (UB) #ubuffalo is one of America’s leading public research universities and a flagship of the State University of New York system, recognized for our excellence and our impact. UB is a premier, research-intensive public university dedicated to academic excellence. Our research, creative activity and people positively impact the world. Like the city we call home, UB is distinguished by a culture of resilient optimism, resourceful thinking and pragmatic dreaming that enables us to reach others every day. Visit our website to learn more about the University at Buffalo.

University at Buffalo is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and, in keeping with our commitment, welcomes all to apply including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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