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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, 2021).   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.


Prosthodontics

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time clinical-track faculty member in the Department of Prosthodontics.  The position is available August 1, 2020.  Major responsibilities include:  overseeing the treatment of patients in the prosthodontic 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.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD or equivalent; 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.  Academic rank, and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/73974, reference Req #73974.


Family 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 Family Dentistry.  Major responsibilities include:  mentoring pre-doctoral dental students; providing clinical and didactic instruction, supervision of all phases of direct comprehensive dental patient care in the pre-doctoral student clinic; conducting research/scholarly activity; and participation in the department’s intramural faculty practice.  The position is available January 1, 2021; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have:  EITHER 1) DDS/DMD from an ADA-accredited dental school; OR 2) equivalent degree from a foreign dental school PLUS, by time of appointment, a certificate in a recognized dental specialty from an ADA-accredited program.  ALL applicants must have at least four years dental practice experience via private practice, or military, or in an educational environment; and at least four years of verifiable clinical teaching experience with pre-doctoral students in an ADA-accredited dental school.  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/74006, reference Req #74006.


Family Dentistry - DEO

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a Department Executive Officer in the Department of Family Dentistry.  This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the Associate Professor or Professor level. Family Dentistry represents the primary component of the fourth year DDS curriculum. Its central mission is to train students to integrate the clinic principles taught by dental specialty departments to render comprehensive patient-centered care.  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 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/college.  The position is available July 1, 2021; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have:  D.D.S./D.M.D. from and ADA-accredited program, OR equivalent degree and completion of an ADA-accredited advanced training program; record of effective teaching and mentoring of faculty and students; 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 actively 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:  ability to foster collaborative interactions among faculty from different departments and colleges; demonstrated ability to develop new research initiatives; extensive clinical practice experience in general or restorative dentistry or other dental specialties that collaborate routinely with general dentists; and successful record of acquiring grant support. 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/74051, reference Req #74051.


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.