Oregon Health & Science University

OHSU Student Worker

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Regular Part-Time
Job Type
School of Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry
Salary Range
$20.00 per hour
Monday - Friday
8:00am - 5:00pm
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

The School of Dentistry shares the mission of the Oregon Health & Science University to provide educational programs, basic and clinical research, and high quality care and community programs. We strive to foster an environment of mutual respect where the free exchange of ideas can flourish. The dental school prepares graduates in general dentistry and the dental specialties to deliver compassionate and ethical oro-facial health care.

Read more about the School of Dentistry: http://www.ohsu.edu/xd/education/schools/school-of-dentistry



Function/Duties of Position

The teacher assistant (TA) will provide help teaching DS1s and DS2s in restorative dentistry courses. The TA will be guided by the course director and will teach along with faculty instructors to a group of designated students in the simulation clinic. They will provide feedback to students on dental procedures including but not limited to waxing, preparing teeth, restoration teeth, making provisionals, Axium, and treatment planning. They are expected to communicate with course director, show up on time, and follow course director¿s guidance. They will dedicate a maximum of one-half day a week for teaching. Teacher assistants will not be involved with student assessments. Monitor evening/Saturday Sim clinic practice sessions. Provide feedback to students on dental procedures Expected to communicate with course director Show up on time Follow course directors guidance Dedicate a maximum of one-half day a week for teaching.

Required Qualifications

  • Enrolled in or on vacation from or is otherwise registered in a Graduate Program with a minimum of 4.5 credit hours
  • Must have experience in a dental clinic environment
  • Must have great communication skills
  • Must be a team player

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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