June 17, 2019

The University of Detroit Mercy, School of Dentistry, invites applications for a full-time position. We are seeking a social worker, mental health or social services professional to help prepare our dental students to work in a diverse and integrated workforce, to help manage patients with simple and complex psychosocial needs and advance awareness of the impact of social determinants on health. Topics to be addressed include motivational interviewing, biopsychosocial considerations including ADHD, anxiety, mood disorders, suicide assessment, and communication skills for health care providers, diversity and inclusion. The successful candidate will also be a liaison between the students, faculty, and patients. Requirements include a terminal degree in a health professional discipline. Preferably the candidate should be fully licensed in the state of Michigan and have strong public speaking skills. The position is available immediately. Please submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references to:

Judith A. Jones, D.D.S., M.P.H., D.Sc.D.

Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Administration

University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry

2700 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.

Detroit, Michigan  48208-2576

Phone (313) 494-6656

Cell (978) 808-8270 

Michigan's largest, most comprehensive private University, the University of Detroit Mercy is an independent Catholic institution of higher education sponsored by the Religious Sisters of Mercy and Society of Jesus. The university seeks qualified candidates who will contribute to the University's mission, diversity and excellence of its academic community. The University of Detroit Mercy is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer with a diverse faculty and student body and welcomes persons of all backgrounds.

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