Job Description

Extended Job Title
Associate Academic Dean

Org Level 1
Texas Tech Unv Hlth Sci Ctr El Paso

Position Description
Provides leadership and administration within a college or school, in accordance with established guidelines, university policy and/or governmental regulations

Requisition ID

Travel Required
Up to 25%

Major/Essential Functions
  • Provides patient-centered care with and without learners
  • Develops a vision and a corresponding plan for clinical services
  • Establishes and implements a robust dental practice within the school
  • Establishes and implements community outreach programs in partnership with local and regional hospitals, community health centers and practitioners
  • Manages clinic operations and assessment of outcomes, including quality of patient care, financial outcomes and student learning outcomes
  • Creates and implements policies and procedures for WLHSDM clinic operations that reflect current standards of care
  • Establishes and supports relationships with external clinical entities and other local partners that support clinical teaching
  • Provides didactic, simulation and/or clinical teaching
  • Participates in research/scholarship related to clinical dental medicine and/or oral health
  • Actively participates in the institutional service, including WLHSDM and TTUHSCEP committees
  • Promotes compliance with all applicable legal and regulatory requirements related to clinical practice
  • Adheres to institutional and school policies and procedures
  • Adheres to professionalism as applicable to WLHSDM and TTUHSC El Paso
  • Provides leadership and supervision of staff assigned to WLHSDM clinics
  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Grant Funded?

Minimum Hire Rate
salary commensurate with related education, experience and/or skills

Pay Basis

Work Location
El Paso

Preferred Qualifications
  • Additional post-graduate residency training from a CODA-accredited dental school (including GPR, AEGD, or specialty training)
  • Additional degree, such as MBA, MEd, MPH, etc.
  • Experience as an officer, committee chair or committee member in professional organizations in dentistry at the national level
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing) with a diverse population of patients, students, staff, faculty and other organizations

HSC - El Paso

Woody L. Hunt SDM Admin ELP

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Job Type
Full Time

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

Job Group
Full Professor


EEO Statement
As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Required Qualifications
  • DDS/DMD or equivalent degree from a dental school accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)
  • Current Texas dental license or eligibility for unrestricted Texas dental licensure
  • Qualification for faculty appointment at the rank of associate professor or higher
  • Clinical leadership experience in a CODA-accredited dental school or an academic dental practice
  • Experience as a practicing dentist
  • Experience with innovative teaching methods, including familiarity with contemporary clinical practices and digital workflows
  • Experience with and/or knowledge of clinical database systems
  • Teaching experience in pre-doctoral or post-doctoral dental education

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