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Faculty Rank (TBD) / PG Director - Endodontics - 996984

Apply Now Job Number: 499768
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) / PG Director - Endodontics - 996984
Location: Fort Lauderdale-Davie, Florida
Work Type: Full Time with Full Benefits
Job Category: Exempt
Hiring Range:  
Pay Basis: Annually  
Subject to Grant Funding?: No  
Essential Job Functions: Teaching
1. Provides high quality instruction in field of expertise, ensuring students meet course outcomes.
2. Plans, evaluates, and revises curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction.
3. Selects and obtains materials and supplies, such as textbooks and laboratory equipment.
4. Prepares course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
5. Prepares materials for laboratory activities and course materials, such as syllabi, homework assignments, and handouts.
6. Identifies specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
7. Initiates, facilitates, and moderates classroom discussions
8. Supervises laboratory sessions.
9. Assists students who need extra help with their coursework outside of class.
10. Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other required records.
11. Evaluates and grades students' class work, laboratory and clinic work, assignments, and/or papers.
12. Compiles, administers, and grades examinations, or assigns this work to others
13. Maintains regularly scheduled office hours to advise and assist students.
14. Advises students on academic and vocational curricula and on career issues.
15. Acts as advisor to student organizations, ensuring adherence to college and university policies and procedures.

Clinical Instruction
16. Assesses clinical education needs and patient and client teaching needs using a variety of
17. Demonstrates patient care in clinical units of hospitals.

Research & Scholarship
18. Conducts research in a particular field of knowledge and publish findings in professional journals, books, or electronic media.
19. Reviews papers for publication in journals.
20. Supervises undergraduate or graduate teaching, internship, and research work.

Service & Professional Development
21. Participates in campus and community events, such as giving presentations to the public.
22. Actively identifies opportunities and provides service relating to fields of expertise for the benefit of internal and external communities.

Other Assigned Duties
23. Collaborates with staff and colleagues to address teaching and research issues, and to improve students' learning experiences.
24. Serves on academic or administrative committees that deal with institutional policies, departmental matters, and academic issues.
25. Participates in student recruitment, registration, and placement activities.
26. Mentors junior and adjunct faculty members.
27. Keeps abreast of developments in the field by reading current literature, talking with colleagues, and participating in professional conferences.

28. Performs other duties as assigned or required.
Marginal Job Functions: 1. Support and interact in all of the teaching and research activities of the Department.

2. Assist Chair in special projects required or assigned.
Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities: Knowledge:
1. Dental Medicine - Comprehensive knowledge of the information/techniques needed in Dental Medicine. This includes symptoms/treatment planning.
2. Education/Training - Knowledge of principles/methods for curriculum/training design/teaching for individuals/groups, and the measurement of training effects.
3. English Language - Thorough knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
4. Customer Service - General knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and 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/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, asking questions as appropriate.
4. Complex Problem Solving — Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop/evaluate options and implement solutions.
5. Monitoring — Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements/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 and 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 why they react as they do.
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/behavior.
14. Science — Using scientific rules/methods to solve problems.
15. Instructing — Teaching others how to do something.
16. Writing — Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
17. Learning Strategies — Selecting/using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning/teaching new things.
18. Negotiation — Bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.

1. Finger Dexterity — The ability to make precisely coordinated movements of the fingers of one or both hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble very small objects.
2. Problem Sensitivity — The ability to tell when 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. Oral Comprehension — The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
7. Oral Expression — The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
8. Speech Clarity — The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
9. Written Comprehension — The ability to read/understand information and ideas presented in writing.
10. Information Ordering — The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters).
11. 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.
12. Selective Attention — The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted.
13. Speech Recognition — The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.
14. Category Flexibility — The ability to generate or use different sets of rules for combining or grouping things in different ways.
15. Multilimb 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.
16. Flexibility of Closure — The ability to identify or detect a known pattern (a figure, object, word, or sound) hidden in other distracting material.
17. Written Expression — The ability to communicate information/ideas in writing.
18. 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).
19. Visualization — The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged.
20. Originality — The ability to come up with unusual or clever ideas about a given topic or situation/develop creative ways to solve a problem.
21. Visual Color Discrimination — The ability to match or detect differences between colors, including shades of color and brightness.
22. Depth Perception — The ability to judge the distance between you and an object.
23. Number Facility — The ability to add, subtract, multiply, or divide quickly and correctly.
24. Perceptual Speed — The ability to quickly/accurately compare similarities/differences among sets of letters, numbers, etc. 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.
25. Auditory Attention — The ability to focus on a single source of sound in the presence of other distracting sounds.
26. Extent Flexibility — The ability to bend, stretch, twst, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs.

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
6. in performance of job duties.
7. May be required to accomplish job duties using various types of equipment/supplies, to
8. include but not limited to pens, pencils, mobile devices, and computer keyboards.


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/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.
Job Requirements:  
Required Certifications/Licensures: 1. DDS / DMD Degree or equivalent

2. Certificate in Endodontics from a CODA-accredited institution.

3. Didactic and clinical endodontic teaching experience

4. American Board Certified or American Board Eligible.
Required Education: Doctoral or Terminal Degree
Major (if required):  
Required Experience: For Assistant Professor rank: College-level teaching experience.

For Associate Professor rank: Continued professional growth and success in full-time university teaching for four (4) years at the rank of Assistant Professor; scholarly contributions to the university, higher education, or one's academic area(s) of specialization that have received peer recognition.

For Professor rank: Continued professional growth and success in full-time university teaching for five (5) years at the rank of Associate Professor; significant scholarly contributions to the university, higher education, or one's academic area(s) of specialization that have that have been recognized as substantial by one's peers.
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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