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Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate (Director of Clinical Practice)

Required Qualifications

  • DDS/DMD degree from a CODA accredited dental school
  • Eligible for New York State Dental license.
  • Proficiency in all facets of general dentistry including digital dentistry, CAD/CAM, and implant dentistry.
  • Experience in team settings at an academic teaching institution.
  • At least 5 years' experience in academic clinical practice.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience: Implement, assess, and evaluate the clinical and educational components with a focus on business acumen and organizational awareness.
  • A certificate of completion from a CODA accredited General Practice Residency or Advanced Education Program in General Dentistry.
  • Leadership role in team settings at an academic teaching institution.
  • Overseeing clinical faculty calibration and student mentorship programs. 
  • Experience in working with senior administration, university administration, and governing boards for dental education organizations.
  • Experience in leadership in professional organizations dedicated to dental education. 

Responsibilities & Requirements

Stony Brook University School of Dental Medicine (SDM) seeks a Director of Clinical Practice with a record of administrative leadership in an academic clinic setting. They will be expected to:

  • Be innovative and collaborative and capable of bringing leadership to SDM clinical group (team) practice model.
  • Implement, assess, and evaluate the clinical and educational components with a focus on business acumen and organizational awareness.
  • Oversight clinical teaching of all aspects of contemporary general dentistry to dental students and residents.
  • Oversight clinical faculty calibration and student mentorship programs.
  • Facilitate a supportive and inclusive education and patient care environment that develops strong and supportive relationships with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Oversight laboratory support services.
  • Support the communication of SDM clinical enterprise to our service communities.
  • Implement clinical policies and ensure compliance aligned with SBU, SBM, and SDM best practices.
  • Ensure alignment with CODA clinical education accreditation standards.
  • Participate in teaching roles and practice consistent with the area of expertise.

Special Notes

This is a non-tenure track position.  FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA.  Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

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Application Procedure

1. Complete the online Applicant Information Survey.  Do not submit this survey to the department with your application.  Any questions regarding the survey, please email

2. Submit a   State Employment Application, cover letter and resume/CV by clicking Apply.  Alternately, you may submit your application package to the departmental address or fax below.


Elizabeth Gebers
Dental School
160 Rockland Hall
Stony Brook, NY 11794-8706
Fax: (631)632-9105

Campus Description

Long Island’s premier academic medical center, Stony Brook Medicine represents Stony Brook University’s entire medical enterprise and integrates all of Stony Brook’s health-related initiatives: education, research and patient care. It encompasses Stony Brook University Hospital, Stony Brook Children’s Hospital, the five Health Sciences schools — Dental Medicine, Health Technology and Management, Renaissance School of Medicine, Nursing and Social Welfare — as well as the major centers and institutes, programs and more than 50 community-based healthcare settings throughout Suffolk County. With 603 beds, Stony Brook University Hospital serves as Suffolk County’s only tertiary care center and Regional Trauma Center. Stony Brook Children’s, with more than 180 pediatric specialists in 30 specialties, offers the most advanced pediatric specialty care in the region.

Official Job Title: Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate
REF#: F-10025-19-04
Campus: Health Sciences Center
Department: General Dentistry
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posting Start Date: 04/25/2019
Posting End Date: 06/25/2019

Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 06/25/2019, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Stony Brook University is committed to excellence in diversity and the creation of an inclusive learning, and working environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information,veteran status and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

If you need a disability-related accommodation, please call the university office of institutional diversity and equity at (631)632-6280.

Job Category:   Health Science and Medical Center Faculty
Posting Date:   04/25/2019