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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, 2022).   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.


Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research.  Major responsibilities include:  accomplishing strategic plan priorities and building an extensive research program utilizing department strengths in clinical Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine.  The position is available July 1, 2018.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD; or PhD; or equivalent doctoral degree; expertise in areas of research that complement existing College programs including Oral Cancer Research; well-developed research program, as represented by publications in peer-reviewed journals; record of research funding, preferably including federal support; and understanding of the contributions of diversity to excellence in academic endeavors.  Desirable qualifications include:  national reputation as a scholar with innovative research accomplishments; knowledge of key aspects of modern cancer development, oral cancer analyses; and 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 #72117.


Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research, Division of Biostatistics

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research, Division of Biostatistics and Computational Biology.  Major responsibilities include:  to collaborate with dental investigators in development, execution, and reporting of clinical, basic science, translational, and population-based research, with involvement in research, teaching, mentoring, and service; and to conduct independent methodological research that can be directly applied to dental research.   The position is available May 1, 2021.  Applicants must have:  Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Statistics, Data Science, or closely related field with significant emphasis in biomedical applications; track record or unmistakable promise of independent and collaborative research; experience effectively conducting research as part of a multidisciplinary team; evidence or unmistakable promise of effective teaching; experience working effectively in a diverse environment; excellent written and verbal communication skills; and effective interpersonal skills.  Desirable qualifications include experience:  participating in externally-funded grant projects; teaching health science student biostatistics and research design; mentoring student research; with analysis of high-dimensional data; and with statistical genetic analysis/analysis of data from genetic epidemiology investigations.  Other desirables include:  strong record of scientific publication and presentation at professional meetings; and knowledge of dental nomenclature and classification.  Academic rank, and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/74109, reference Req #74109.


Oral Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine DEO

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a Department Executive Officer in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine.  This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Associate Professor or Professor level.  Major responsibilities include:  providing strong leadership in the areas of teaching, scholarship, and service to the department; collaborating with collegiate leadership; developing and mentoring faculty; maintaining close cooperation with other departments; recruiting clinicians and researchers to fulfill the mission of the College; participating actively in the department’s faculty practice; and cultivating an environment of inclusion and respect for students, faculty, and staff within the department and the College. The position is available August 1, 2021; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have:  D.D.S./D.M.D. or equivalent; completion of a CODA-accredited advanced training program in Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, or Oral Medicine, or Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; Master’s degree or higher; Board certification by the American Board of Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, or Oral Medicine, or Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology; 5 or more years of relevant administrative/budget experience; 5 or more years record of effective teaching; record of protocol-driven research and/or scholarly activity; and record of activity fostering a climate that values and engages diversity in all its forms to enliven and make more inclusive the work of the department/College.  Desirable qualifications include:  10 or more years of clinical practice experience; strong research accomplishments with extramural funding; 5 or more years record of mentoring students, residents, and or faculty; demonstrated leadership accomplishments at national and/or international levels; ability to develop new research initiatives; and ability to foster collaborative interactions among faculty from different departments and colleges.  Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/74117, reference Req #74117.


Family Dentistry

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time clinical-track faculty member in the Department of Family Dentistry.  The position is available June 1, 2021.  Major responsibilities include:  mentoring pre-doctoral dental students; providing clinical and didactic instruction; assuming a leadership role in the pre-doctoral implant dentistry curriculum; supervision of all phases of direct comprehensive dental patient care (including removable partial and complete dentures, and restoration of dental implants) in the pre-doctoral student clinic; providing prosthodontic consultation in the pre-doctoral student clinic; and participation in the department’s intramural faculty practice.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD or equivalent; formal advanced training in Prosthodontics; at least three years dental practice experience via private practice, or military, or in an educational environment; and at least two years of verifiable clinical teaching experience with pre-doctoral students in an ADA-accredited dental school.   Desirable qualifications include:  Certificate/Masters in Prosthodontics or AEGD or GPR from an ADA-accredited program; other relevant teaching; and verifiable experience supervising the restoration of dental implants in pre-doctoral student clinics.  Academic rank, and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/74130, reference Req #74130.


Endodontics

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time clinical or tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Endodontics.  Major responsibilities include:  clinical and didactic pre- and post-doctoral teaching in contemporary endodontics; participation in the collegiate intramural dental service plan; research; scholarly activity; and service.  The position is available June 28, 2021; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have: DDS/DMD or equivalent; by time of appointment, completion of an advanced education program in Endodontics; and ABE Board eligibility or Board certification.  Desirable qualifications include:  M.S. and/or Ph.D. in Oral Science; record of publication and scholarship; and clinical teaching experience.  Academic rank, track and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/74139, reference Req #74139.


Pediatric Dentistry

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.  Major responsibilities include:  Clinical and didactic instruction at pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels; participate in the department’s intra-mural faculty practice plan; oral science research; mentor research students; scholarly activities; and collaborate with faculty from different departments/colleges.  The position is available January 1, 2022; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have: DDS/DMD or equivalent; by time of appointment, successful completion of ADA-accredited advanced training program in Pediatric Dentistry and, MS or PhD in Oral Science (or equivalent); and record of protocol driven research and/or scholarly activity commensurate with experience.  Desirable qualifications include:  Board certification; clinical care experience with medically compromised/special healthcare need patients; patient care experience with conscious oral sedation; experience with hospital-based programs or clinical practice; record of effective teaching; record of private/federal research grant funding; and record of student research mentoring.  Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/74211, reference Req #74211.


Prosthodontics - DEO

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a Department Executive Officer in the Department of Prosthodontics.  This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Associate Professor or Professor level.  Major responsibilities include:  provide strong leadership to the department; collaborate with collegiate leadership; support faculty development and mentorship; maintain close cooperation with other departments and administration; sustain an independent or collaborative research/scholarship program; engage in service activities at the collegiate, regional, and national levels; contribute to and be involved in the clinical and didactic teaching efforts of the department; actively participate in the departmental faculty practice plan; and cultivate an environment of inclusion and respect for students, faculty, and staff within the department and the College. The position is available immediately; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have:  D.D.S./D.M.D., or equivalent; Board eligible or certified in Prosthodontics; completion of an ADA-accredited advanced training program in Prosthodontics; record of effective teaching and mentoring of faculty, predoctoral and postgraduate students in the specialty of Prosthodontics; record of research and/or scholarly activity; record of relevant administrative and/or leadership experience; effective collaboration, communication, and team-building skills; and record of activity fostering a climate that values and engages diversity in all its forms to enliven and make more inclusive the work of the department/College.  Desirable qualifications include:  M.S., Ph.D. or equivalent; ability to foster collaboration, interdisciplinary interactions among faculty from different departments and colleges; demonstrated ability to develop new research initiatives; extensive clinical practice experience in Prosthodontics, including implant therapy and the application of digital technologies; and successful record of acquiring grant support in Prosthodontics or a related field (e.g. Biomaterials, Implant Dentistry, Digital Dentistry).  Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/74069, reference Req #74069.


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.