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Faculty (Rank TBD) - Dentistry - 991999 --***Internal to Department ONLY. ***

Apply Now Job Number: 497062
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Categories: Faculty - Health Professions

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Job Title: Faculty (Rank TBD) - Dentistry - 991999
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis: Annually  
Subject to Grant Funding?: Yes  
Essential Job Functions: 1. Provides high quality community and professional service activities.
2. Provides high quality didactic and/or clinical instruction in field of expertise if applicable,
ensuring students/residents meet course outcomes.
3. Assists with or prepares course materials, such as syllabi and handouts.
4. Collaborates with staff and colleagues to address teaching and research issues, and to
improve learning experiences.
5. Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with
colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.
6. Compiles, administers, and grades students/residents/participants’ course work and clinic
7. Participates in campus and community events, such as giving presentations to the public.
8. Supervise clinical activities in dentistry if applicable and present lectures in limited areas as
9. Assist in the reporting of clinical activities to the dean of clinical services, clinic directors and
department chairs as applicable.
10. Assist in the reporting of the progress of the program to the chair and interact with the chair
regarding overall educational or other goals.
11. Ensure compliance with all College and University policies, procedures, and protocols.
12. Assist in the preparing of all necessary documents for reporting or accreditation agencies.
13. Serves on academic or administrative committees at State/National level.
14. Initiate, develop, and maintain a teaching portfolio as commensurate with faculty
appointment and rank.
15. Identify areas of prospective scholarly or research opportunities and demonstrate continued
progress of scholarly activity at a level commensurate with faculty appointment and rank.
16. Conduct scholarly and research activities independently or in conjunction with
students/residents or colleagues at a level commensurate with faculty appointment and
17. Serve as mentor to students/residents on research projects if applicable.
18. Depending upon faculty appointment and rank, initiate, develop, and sustain an extramural
reputation by means such as licensure, membership in learned societies such as ADEA,
ADA and appropriate specialties associations, and scholarly publications.
19. May be required to work evenings or weekends.
20. Participate in committee or task force activities of the college and university as assigned
21. Demonstrate collegiality in all areas of faculty responsibility.
22. Mentors junior and adjunct faculty members.
23. May be assigned administrative duties.
24. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions: Addendum

As a member of NSU’s community and the College of Dental Medicine, in your position, you are expected to follow NSU’s employee and faculty policies and adhere to the “Guidelines for Appropriate Conduct and Ethical Behavior for Employees”. The following guidelines do not represent an exhaustive list, but identifies minimal core values and standards:

Responsibilities to Students
Because of their inevitable function as role models, NSU faculty, staff and administrators should be guided by the highest ethical and professional standards.

Responsibilities as Scholars
A basic responsibility of the community of higher education in the United States is to refine, extend, and transmit knowledge. As members of that community, NSU faculty and administrators share with their colleagues in the other disciplines the obligation to discharge that responsibility.

Responsibilities to Colleagues
NSU employees will treat colleagues with civility and respect.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Dental Medicine - Comprehensive knowledge of the information and techniques needed,
includes symptoms and treatment planning.
2. Education/Training - Knowledge of principles / methods for curriculum and training
design, teaching/instruction for individuals/groups, and the measurement of training
3. English Language - Thorough knowledge of the structure/content of the English
language including the meaning/spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
4. Customer/Personal Service - General knowledge of principles/processes for
providing customer/personal services. This includes needs assessment, meeting
quality standards for services, and evaluation of user satisfaction.

1. Critical Thinking — Using logic/reasoning to identify the strengths/weaknesses of
alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
2. Judgment/Decision Making — Considering the relative costs/benefits of potential
actions to choose the most appropriate one.
3. Active Listening — Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to
understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate
4. Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems/ reviewing related
information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
5. Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or
organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
6. Reading Comprehension — Understanding written sentences/paragraphs in work
related documents.
7. Speaking — Talking to others to convey information effectively.
8. Active Learning — Understanding the implications of new information for both current/
future problem-solving and decision-making.
9. Service Orientation — Actively looking for ways to help people.
10.Social Perceptiveness — Being aware of others' reactions and understanding of their
11. Time Management — Managing one's own time and the time of others.
12. Coordination — Adjusting actions in relation to others' actions.
13. Persuasion — Persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
14. Science — Using scientific rules and methods to solve problems.
15. Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating/developing, and directing people as
they work, identifying the best people for the job.
16. Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
17. Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the
18. Learning Strategies — Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures
appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.

1. Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of
one/both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
2. Problem Sensitivity — The ability to recognized something is wrong or is likely to go wrong.
3. Arm-Hand Steadiness — The ability to keep your hand/arm steady while moving your
arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position.
4. Deductive Reasoning — The ability to apply general rules to specific problems to produce
answers that make sense.
5. Inductive Reasoning — The ability to combine pieces of information to form general rules or
conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
6. Near Vision — The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
7. Control Precision — The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or
a vehicle to exact positions.
8. Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information/ideas
presented through spoken words and sentences.
9. Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information/ideas in speaking so others
will understand.
10. Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
11. Written Comprehension — The ability to read/understand information and ideas
presented in writing.
12. Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern
according to a specific rule or set of rules.
13. Manual Dexterity — The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your
arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects.
14. Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without
being distracted.
15. Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
16. Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or
grouping things in different ways.
17. Multi-limb Coordination — The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two
arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not
involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion.
18. Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object,
word, or sound) that is hidden in other distracting material.
19. Written Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others
will understand.
20. Fluency of Ideas — The ability to come up with a number of ideas about a topic (the number
of ideas is important, not their quality, correctness, or creativity).
21. Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or
when its parts are moved or rearranged.
22. Originality — The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or
situation, or to develop creative ways to solve a problem.
23. Visual Color Discrimination — The ability to match or detect differences between colors,
shades of color and brightness.
24. Depth Perception — The ability to judge which of several objects is closer or farther away
from you, or to judge the distance between you and an object.
25. Mathematical Reasoning — The ability to choose the right mathematical methods or
formulas to solve a problem.
26. Number Facility — The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
27. Perceptual Speed — The ability to quickly and accurately compare similarities and
differences among sets of letters, numbers, objects, pictures, or patterns. The things to be
compared may be presented at the same time or one after the other. This ability also
includes comparing a presented object with a remembered object.
28. Auditory Attention — The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of
other distracting sounds.
29. Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or

Physical Requirements:
1. Speech Recognition - Must be able to identify and understand the speech of another person.
2. Speech Clarity - Must be able to speak clearly so others can understand you.
3. Near Vision - Must be able to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
4. Manual Dexterity
5. May be exposed to short, intermittent, and/or prolonged periods of sitting and/or standing in
performance of job duties.
6. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to
include but not limited to pens, pencils, mobile devices, and computer keyboards.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures:  
Required Education: Doctoral or Terminal Degree required (where applicable, the individual must have successfully completed a recognized advanced dental education program).
Major (if required): DDS/DMD or Ph.D. if applicable
Required Experience: Assistant Professor:
1. Doctoral or terminal degree
2. College-level teaching experience
3. Additional criteria established by the College of Dental Medicine and found in the
Appointment and Promotion policy.

Associate Professor:
1. Doctoral or terminal degree.
2. Continued professional growth and success in full-time university teaching for four (4) years
at the rank of Assistant Professor.
3. Scholarly contributions to the University, higher education, or one's academic area(s) of
specialization that have received peer recognition.
4. Additional criteria established by the College of Dental Medicine and found in the
Appointment and Promotion policy.

1. Doctoral or terminal degree
2. Continued professional growth and success in full-time university teaching for five (5) years
at the rank of Associate Professor
3. Significant scholarly contributions to the University, higher education, or one's academic
area(s) of specialization that have been recognized as substantial by one's peers.
4. Additional criteria established by the College of Dental Medicine and found in the
Appointment and Promotion policy.

Preferred Qualifications:  
Is this a safety sensitive position? No  
Background Screening Required? No  
Pre-Employment Conditions:  
Sensitivity Disclaimer: Nova Southeastern University is in full compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and does not discriminate with regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, and will make reasonable accommodation when necessary.

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