The Office of Academic Affairs is seeking application from interested faculty members for the position of Director of Predoctoral Education and Assessment. This position reports to the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. This search will be open to candidates with multiple years of experience in dental education related to developing dental curricula and relevant assessments.
The responsibilities of this role will include:
Ensure that the preclinical educational program supports the preparation of students to successfully engage in clinical aspects of dental education.
Chair the curriculum committee (in coordination with the associate Dean of Academic Affairs)
Chair the Student Promotions Committee in collaboration with Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs
Explore and lead the implementation of innovations in the integration of preclinical courses across dental disciplines, and relevant assessments.
Coordinate efforts across preclinical courses to monitor and enhance consistency of materials to prepare students for clinical portion of dental education.
Monitor student progress in didactic and preclincial aspects of predoctoral education.
Monitor and advise year 1 and 2 students, who were allowed to remediate courses, including students returning from leave/repeating a year, and those at risk for missing preclinical progress benchmarks.
Oversight of the TA program for didactic, preclinical and clinical courses
Serve on the admissions committee and the leave-of-absence ad hoc committee
Participate and mentoring in BaSiCSsss
The application deadline is June 2, 2023. Interested individuals to submit a letter of intent and CV to :
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