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Department of Prosthodontics

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is presently conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track faculty in the Department of Prosthodontics. Major responsibilities include: overseeing the treatment of patients in the prosthodontics dental student clinic; teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses; treatment of private patients in the department’s intramural faculty practice; and conducting research/scholarly activity to advance the specialty. The position is available December 1, 2015; screening begins immediately. Applicants must have: DDS/DMD or equivalent; by the time of appointment, a Master's Degree or Certificate in Prosthodontics from an ADA-accredited dental school; documented experience teaching prosthodontics courses; research training/experience; and demonstrated scholarly/professional growth commensurate with time following completion of advanced education. Desirable qualifications include: clinical experience via private, military, or institutional practice; and board certification. Academic rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, reference Req #67491 and submit the following: letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


Department of Family Dentistry

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is presently conducting a search for a full-time clinical or tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Family Dentistry.  The position is available January 1, 2016.  Major responsibilities include:  mentoring pre-doctoral dental students; providing clinical and didactic instruction; providing prosthodontic consultation in the pre-doctoral student clinic; direct patient care of comprehensive dental patients in the pre-doctoral student clinic; and participation in the department’s intramural faculty practice.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent (applicants with foreign equivalent must have at least five years pre-doctoral dental student clinical teaching experience in an ADA-accredited dental school); by time of appointment, Master’s Degree or Certificate in Prosthodontics from an ADA-accredited dental school; experience teaching prosthodontic courses; teaching experience in a pre-doctoral comprehensive care clinical program; and clinical care experience via private, military, or institutional practice.  Desirable qualification:  other relevant teaching experience.  Academic rank, track and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, reference Req #67981 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.  This is an outstanding opportunity to lead an interdisciplinary research program. The department offers excellent clinical and research opportunities in oral and maxillofacial repair, bone regeneration, TMJ and pain management, tissue engineering, materials and biomaterials integration and bioprinting research. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery resident program is internationally recognized with strong hospital-based components, state-of-the-art facilities in both the School of Dentistry and University Hospitals, and is affiliated with the Carver College of Medicine.  The Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Department has historically played, and continues to play, strong leadership roles by providing research and academic direction to their discipline. Current departmental research themes include clinical, translational, and basic science research in craniofacial developmental, skeletal biology, genetics, tissue engineering, and treatment outcomes. In addition, numerous opportunities are available for collaboration within the School of Dentistry, Iowa Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, The Craniofacial Anomalies Research Center, and the University of Iowa community. 

Major responsibilities include:  accomplishing the priorities set by the department on the basis of its strategic plan and building an extensive research program utilizing the department strengths in clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  The position is available July 1, 2016; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have: DDS/DMD, or PhD, or equivalent doctoral degree.  Desirable qualifications include:  a national reputation as a scholar with outstanding and innovative research accomplishments; knowledge of key aspects of modern academic dentistry; an understanding of the contributions of diversity to excellence in academic endeavors; and a federally funded research program with goals to interact with clinical researchers within the department.  Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, reference Req #68350 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


Department of Prosthodontics

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is presently conducting a search for a full-time clinical or tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Prosthodontics.  The position is available October 31, 2016.  Major responsibilities include:  directing the didactic and clinical aspects of the advanced education program in Prosthodontics, including recruiting, instruction, supervision and mentoring of postdoctoral students; preclinical and clinical teaching of fixed, removable, implant prosthodontics, and implant surgery; and participation in the department’s intramural faculty practice.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent; Master's Degree or Certificate in Prosthodontics from an ADA-accredited dental school; and Board Certification by the American Board of Prosthodontics.  Tenure-track applicants must also have:  research training/experience; and demonstrated scholarly/professional growth commensurate with time following completion of advanced education.   Desirable qualifications include:  Clinical experience via private, military, or institutional practice; and teaching experience.  Academic rank, track and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, reference Req #69269 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.  


Department of Pediatric Dentistry

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is presently conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.  The position is available August 1, 2017.  Major responsibilities include:  heavy emphasis on oral science research and scholarly activities.  Will include clinical and didactic instruction at pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels, and participation in the department’s intra-mural faculty practice plan.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD or equivalent; by time of appointment, Ph.D. in Oral Science (or equivalent discipline) and successful completion of an ADA-accredited advanced training program in Pediatric Dentistry; research training/experience; and record of application for private/federal research funding.   Desirable qualifications include:  Board certification or qualification; record of grant funding; training/experience in clinical outreach programs for underserved children, sedation, hospital-based programs; and other clinical practice experience via military, private practice or academics.   Academic rank, and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, reference Req #69389 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry - ADJUNCT CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR

Experienced hygienists needed to teach Preventive Dentistry skills to first year dental students.  The Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry at the University of Iowa College of Dentistry is searching for individuals to teach preventive dentistry skills to first year dental students on Thursday afternoons (1-5pm) during  spring semester (January through June, 2017).   Note, some Tuesday afternoon clinic sessions are also available in May-June. 

Most individuals who serve in this adjunct faculty capacity work part time in private practice and are interested in sharing their expertise in a different setting and build a teaching portfolio.    Individuals will provide clinical instruction and supervision for first year dental students as they learn basic patient assessment and preventive treatment skills (probing, soft tissue exam, caries risk assessment, patient education, calculus detection, scaling and polishing teeth).   The students see each other as patients first, then later in semester recall and new patients.   Must be able to effectively use the College of Dentistry electronic patient patient record system (AxiUm); training will be provided.  Current Iowa DH license/CPR certificate required.    BS degree preferred.   Annual online training required for following compliances: HIPAA, OSHA/Infection control, and computer security, as well as Sexual Harassment in the Workplace.  For more details, please contact marsha-cunningham@uiowa.edu.


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.