Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Internal Number: 75040
The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a 50 – 60% part-timeclinical-track faculty member in the Department ofPediatric Dentistry. Major responsibilities include: clinical and didactic instruction at pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels; participation in the departmental intra-mural faculty practice plan; scholarly activities; and collaboration with faculty from other departments/colleges. The position is available December 31, 2023; screening begins immediately. Applicants must have: DDS/DMD or equivalent; and by time of appointment, successful completion of CODA-accredited advanced training program in Pediatric Dentistry. Desirable qualifications: board certification; clinical care experience with medically compromised/special health-care need patients; patient care experience with conscious oral sedation; experience with community outreach programs for underserved children; record of effective teaching; and one year clinical dental experience in private practice, public health or higher education 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/75040, reference Req #75040. Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check.
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, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences.
Applicants must have:
DDS/DMD or equivalent; and
by time of appointment, successful completion of CODA-accredited advanced training program in Pediatric Dentistry.
clinical care experience with medically compromised/special health-care need patients;
patient care experience with conscious oral sedation;
experience with community outreach programs for underserved children;
record of effective teaching; and
one year clinical dental experience in private practice, public health or higher education environment.
About The University of Iowa, College of Dentistry
The University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental ClinicsSince 1882, the University of Iowa College of Dentistry and Dental Clinics has been a leader in patient care, dental education, and oral science research, and as the only dental school in the State of Iowa, we are a source of great strength and pride for the state.Patient CareAs an essential part of the University of Iowa academic health campus, our dental clinics have more than 170,000 patients visits per year. The college also has 26 community programs focused on children, patients with special needs, and seniors, including an award-winning Geriatrics Mobile Dental Unit. Our dental clinics are an essential resource to the state helping people and communities meet their dental care needs. Dental EducationDental students admitted to our highly competitive and comprehensive DDS program receive education in new knowledge, technical excellence, ethics, and practice management with a strong emphasis on critical thinking and problem-based learning. This educational curriculum has been instrumental in educating excellent dentists and specialists across Iowa and the world, as 78% of Iowa dentists are graduates of the college.Ou...r unique third-year curriculum consists of clerkships that offer experiences in a wide range of dental specialties, and after four years, dental students at Iowa have more clinical experience than do dental students at any other dental school in the country.The college has as many recognized ADA dental specialties as any dental school in the country, each of which is incorporated into our dental curriculum and in advanced training programs. These specialties include:Dental public healthEndodonticsOral and maxillofacial pathologyOral and maxillofacial radiologyOral and maxillofacial surgeryOrthodonticsPediatric dentistryPeriodonticsProsthodonticsIn addition to these 9 ADA recognized specialties, the college also has innovative advanced training in two additional specialties:Operative dentistryGeriatric and special needs dentistryResearchA $61 million renovation of the Dental Science Building—completed in 2016—modernized dental clinics and enhanced research facilities at the college. In 2017, the college also began sustained investments in research infrastructure to make full use of its facilities, including multiple grant support specialists, a director of science writing and editing, and the Division of Biostatistics and Computational Biology. These renovations, and investments in infrastructure, along with a focus on recruiting, hiring, and supporting new researchers has resulted in a record number of external grant funds, largely from the National Institutes of Health, and a record number of grant applications. The college's Seed Grant program is one program designed to support innovative projects from early career investigators with the aim of encouraging research and generating data that will enable the awardees to be competitive for peer-reviewed grants from national funding agencies.The college also has an award-winning Dental Student Research Program with approximately 25% of pre-doctoral students participating in the program.