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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, 2018).   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.


DEO, DEPARTMENT OF PERIODONTICS

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for Department Executive Officer in the Department of Periodontics.  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; faculty development and mentorship; maintain close cooperation with other departments; maintain an independent or collaborative research/scholarship program; actively participate in service activities at the collegiate, regional, and national levels; maintain an active involvement in the clinical/didactic teaching efforts of the department in Periodontology at the Pre/Postdoctoral levels; and actively participate in the departmental faculty practice plan.   Applicants must have: D.D.S./D.M.D. or equivalent; completion of an ADA-accredited advanced training program in Periodontics; record of effective teaching and mentoring of faculty and/or students; record of hypothesis-driven research and/or scholarly activity; record of success in acquiring extramural grant support; record of relevant administrative and leadership experience; and demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment.  Desirable qualifications include:  Ph.D. or equivalent; Board Certification or Eligibility in Periodontics; clinical practice experience; ability to foster collaborative interactions among faculty from different departments and colleges; demonstrated ability to develop new research initiatives; and demonstrated experience working effectively in an interdisciplinary environment.  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 #70797 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.


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.