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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.


GRADUATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR, Department of Prosthodontics

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is presently conducting a search for a full-time clinical or tenure-track Graduate Program Director 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; Board Certification by the American Board of Prosthodontics; and demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment.  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.


Department of 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 August 1, 2017; 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 http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, reference Req #70067 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


DIRECTOR, Biostatistics Unit - Iowa Institute of Oral Health

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a Director of the Biostatistics Unit.  This is a full-time tenure-track faculty position in the Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research.  Major responsibilities include:  direct the Biostatistics Program in the College of Dentistry.  Collaborate with investigators in development and execution of clinical, basic science, and translational research and its dissemination, with involvement in research, teaching, mentoring, and service.  Provide leadership, fulfill administrative responsibilities within a collaborative biostatistical unit, and serve as collegiate resource.  The position is available June 1, 2017; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have: Ph.D. in Biostatistics, or Ph.D. in Statistics with significant emphasis in biomedical applications; established track record of independent and collaborative research; history of effective conduct of research as part of a multidisciplinary team; demonstrated evidence of effective teaching; supervisory experience; and demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment.  Highly desirable qualifications include:  excellent written and verbal communication skills; effective interpersonal skills; effective biostatistical consulting skills; experience participating in externally-funded grant projects; experience teaching health science students biostatistics and research design; experience mentoring student research; professional/scholarly growth commensurate with duration of experience; and strong record of scientific publication and presentation at professional meetings.  Desirable qualifications include:  experience mentoring junior faculty; 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 http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, reference Req #70443 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


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.