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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.


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.


Periodontics

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time clinical-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.  The position is available ASAP; 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.  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 and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/73824, reference Req #73824.


Orthodontics - DEO

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a Department Executive Officer in the Department of Orthodontics.  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 and administration; support 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 Orthodontics at the pre/postdoctoral levels; 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 November 15, 2021; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have:  D.D.S./D.M.D. or equivalent; Board Certification or Eligibility in Orthodontics; completion of an ADA-accredited advanced training program in Orthodontics; record of effective teaching and mentoring of faculty and/or students; record of hypothesis/protocol-driven research and/or scholarly activity; record of success in acquiring extramural grant support; record of relevant administrative and leadership experience; 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:  Ph.D. or equivalent; 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: https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/74067, reference Req #74067.


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 July 1, 2021; 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.


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.  The position is available July 1, 2021.  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.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD or equivalent; Master’s Degree or Certificate in Prosthodontics from an ADA-accredited dental school; and documented experience teaching prosthodontics 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 qualifications include:  clinical experience via private, military, or institutional practice.  Academic rank, track, and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/74094, reference Req #74094.


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.


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.