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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, 2019).   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 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


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 the priorities set by the Iowa Institute of Oral Health Research on the basis of its’ strategic plan; and building extensive research program utilizing expertise in craniofacial biology and tooth development.  The position is available August 31, 2018.  Applicants must have:  PhD or equivalent doctoral degree; national reputation as a scholar with outstanding and innovative research accomplishments; knowledge of key aspects of modern academic dentistry; a federally funded research program with goals to interact with clinical researchers within the department, college, and university; and an understanding of the contributions of diversity to excellence in academic endeavors.  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 #73110 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time clinical or tenure-track faculty position in the department of Oral Pathology, Radiology & Medicine.  Major responsibilities include:  pre-clinical and clinical teaching of oral diagnosis, with comprehensive dental treatment planning and patient education at the pre-doctoral level; and participation in the departmental intramural faculty practice.  The position is available August 31, 2018.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD from CODA/CDAC-accredited dental school; and current significant experience (5+ years) with treatment planning of comprehensive dental care in a comprehensive dental practice.  Desirable qualification:  a history of scholarly activity.  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 #73122 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


Preventive & Community Dentistry 

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time clinical-track faculty member in the Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry.  The position is available July 1, 2019.  Major responsibilities include:  participation in the geriatric education programs of the College, including didactic instruction and clinical supervision in the collegiate Geriatric & Special Needs Clinic, Geriatric Mobile Unit, and/or Geriatric & Special Needs Certificate program; involvement in research, scholarship or continuing education programs; and participation in an intramural private practice.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD (or equivalent); by time of appointment, certificate and/or degree in Geriatric Dentistry; extensive relevant experience providing comprehensive dental care to frail, compromised older adults, underserved, institutionalized, and special needs adult patients; experience providing comprehensive dental care to residents of nursing facilities; and experience teaching clinical Geriatric Dentistry.   Desirable qualifications include:  by time of appointment, board certification in Geriatric Dentistry or Special Needs Dentistry; and experience providing comprehensive dental care with mobile equipment.  Academic rank, and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/73503, reference Req #73503 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.