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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.


Operative Dentistry

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for the Department Executive Officer (DEO) for the Department of Operative Dentistry.  This is a full-time tenure-track position.  Available July 1, 2019.  Must have:  DDS/DMD degree or equivalent; completion of advanced education in degree-based graduate training program in Operative Dentistry, or related field, from CODA-accredited dental school; substantial record of scholarship, e.g. history of research funding and scholarly publications; evidence of current relevant teaching experience; and demonstrated experience working effectively in diverse environment.  Desirable:  relevant administrative experience; extensive clinical experience; and active research program w/demonstrated funding by NIH or equivalent agencies.  Academic rank/salary commensurate with qualifications/experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/73518, reference Req #73518 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


Prosthodontics

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is presently conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track faculty in the Department of Prosthodontics.  Major responsibilities include:  overseeing the treatment of patients in the prosthodontics 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.  The position is available May 1, 2019; screening begins immediately.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD or equivalent; by the time of appointment, a 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; and board certification.  Academic rank and salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at Jobs@UIowa at https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/73608, reference Req #73608 and submit the following:  letter of interest, CV, and three letters of recommendation.


Clinic Administration, Director of Clinics

Search internal to University of Iowa only.  Position restricted to applicants who are current permanent University of Iowa College of Dentistry faculty.

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is presently conducting a search for a full-time clinical or tenure-track faculty, Director of Clinics in Clinic Administration.  Major responsibilities include:  provides clinical and administrative leadership within the College of Dentistry and Clinic Administration; coordinates clinical boards; reviews clinic related affiliate agreements with area community colleges; serves as HIPAA Compliance/Security Officer for the College of Dentistry; reviews and adjusts collegiate fees; point of contact for College of Dentistry legal issues; directs D3 “Intro to Quality Insurance” course; provides clinical care to patients; member of several collegiate and state committees; supervises program managers, patient reps, and hygienists; and cultivates an environment of inclusion and respect for students, faculty, and staff within the department/college.  Applicants must have:  DDS/DMD from an ADA-accredited institution, or equivalent; license to practice dentistry in the State of Iowa or eligible for a Faculty Permit issued by the Iowa Board of Dentistry; demonstrated leadership skills; strong organizational skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; and demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment.  Desirable qualification:  experience directing an academic or clinical program.  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/73625, reference Req #73625 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.