(Staff Opportunities available here)

Employment Opportunities - Faculty and Major Administrative 


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.


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.


Periodontics

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 Periodontics.  Major responsibilities include:  clinical and didactic instruction at pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels; supervision and mentoring of pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students; professional services; and participation in the intra-mural multidisciplinary faculty practice plan.  Tenure-track faculty are also expected to conduct research/scholarly activity.  The position is available April 1, 2022; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have:  D.D.S./D.M.D. or equivalent; by time of appointment, completion of an ADA-accredited advanced education program in Periodontics; clinical and didactic experience in all aspects of Periodontology and Oral Implantology; and eligibility to obtain a sedation permit in the State of Iowa.  Tenure-track applicants must also have:  research training/experience; and demonstrated scholarly/professional growth commensurate with time following completion of advanced degree.  Desirable qualifications include:  Board certification/eligibility in Periodontics; record of effective teaching; record of significant service and leadership achievement in the specialty of Periodontics; achievement in basic and/or clinical research relevant to Periodontology and/or Oral Implantology; and experience in implant provisionalization.  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/74263, reference Req #74263.


Family Dentistry

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 Family Dentistry.  Major responsibilities include:  mentoring pre-doctoral dental students; providing clinical and didactic instruction; conducting research/scholarly activity; consultation/supervision of all phases of direct comprehensive dental patient care (including implant therapy and fixed and removable prosthodontics) in the pre-doctoral student clinic; and participation in the department’s faculty intramural practice.  The position is available December 1, 2021; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have:  D.D.S./D.M.D. or equivalent; and by time of appointment, completion of advanced training program in prosthodontics from a CODA-accredited program.  Desirable qualifications include:  demonstrated record of innovative teaching methodologies in an evolving pre-doctoral dental curriculum; Master’s degree in Oral Biology (or equivalent); knowledge and proficiency mentoring others in a dental laboratory environment; advanced training or expertise in dental biomaterials; at least five years of dental practice experience via private practice, military, or in an educational environment; and other relevant teaching and practice 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/74265, reference Req #74265.


Prosthodontics

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 Prosthodontics.  Major responsibilities include:  overseeing the treatment of patients in the prosthodontic dental student clinic; teaching undergraduate and/or graduate level courses; and treatment of private patients in the department’s intramural faculty practice.  Tenure-track faculty will also conduct research/scholarly activity to advance the specialty.  The position is available January 1, 2022; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have:  D.D.S./D.M.D. or equivalent; by time of appointment,  Master’s degree or Certificate in Prosthodontics from a CODA-accredited dental school; and documented experience teaching prosthodontic courses.  Tenure-track applicants must also have:  research training/experience; and record of scholarly/professional growth commensurate with time following completion of advanced education.  Desirable qualification:  clinical experience via private, military, or institutional practice.  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/74273, reference Req #74273.


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.