Positions Available 


Full-time clinical-track faculty member in Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is searching for a full-time clinical-track faculty member in Department of Preventive & Community Dentistry.    Position available July 1, 2019; screening begins immediately.  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/salary commensurate w/qualifications and experience.  Learn more and/or apply at [email protected] https://jobs.uiowa.edu/faculty/view/73503, reference Req #73503.  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.

 Posted 10/10/2018


Oral Health Science Department Chair

The University of Kentucky College of Dentistry is currently seeking an Oral Health Science Department Chair with a proven ability to provide dynamic leadership in a complex environment. This position reports directly to the Dean and is an integral part of the college's administration. The Department Chair oversees the activities of the Divisions of: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Pediatric Dentistry, Adult Dentistry (General Practice Residency), Oral Pathology, Orofacial Pain, Orthodontics, and Public Health Dentistry which include 34 full-time and 19 part-time faculty. The chair will establish a vision and strategic plan for the Department and its Divisions in collaboration with the Division Chiefs and the department faculty members based on a broad knowledge of academic dentistry, accreditation, and fiscal and administrative management that complements the mission of the University of Kentucky and the College of Dentistry.
Additional responsibilities of this position are to:

  • Guide the Department of Oral Health Science in fulfilling UK's College of Dentistry's educational, clinical, research and service missions
  • Oversee the department faculty in its development of academic policies, pre-and post-doctoral curriculum, clinical activities, and fulfillment of academic functions
  • Fiscal responsibility for Departmental operation, oversite and growth
  • Support the academic and department budgetary interests to the administration
Qualified applicants should possess the following qualities:
  • Proven leadership skills, including transparent communication, collaboration, interpersonal and team building skills to solve problems
  • Ability to foster a highly collaborative and inclusive environment, one that values and leverages the benefits of diverse perspectives to attract, recruit, and retain top faculty, staff, and students
  • Passion for mentoring and supporting the professional development of faculty
  • A proven track record as a clinician and administrative leader demonstrated by innovative leadership that fosters and cultivates partnerships within the college and externally
  • Inspiring innovative thinking about new ways to deliver education and patient care, as well as allocate faculty resources to ensure success
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that enhance collaborative activities
  • Visionary skills associated with strategic planning
  • Broad knowledge of issues in dental education, accreditation requirements, and the need for dental education advancement
  • Possess a DMD, DDS, or BDS degree or equivalent
  • Currently ranked as an Associate Professor or Professor in a College of Dentistry and have a record of scholarly activity.

For additional information about UK Dentistry visit: https://dentistry.uky.edu/ To learn more about this exceptional leadership position, contact Mary Beth Bracken ([email protected]). To be considered for this position, individuals must submit a UK Jobs application (click here) and include a CV, cover letter, and contact information of three references. References will not be contacted and reference letters will not be required until finalists are selected.
*For full consideration, it is preferred that applications be submitted by Tuesday, November 6h, however application review will continue until the position is filled.
Apply Here:  http://www.Click2Apply.net/mvgyrynrt2bnmpzy

 Posted 10/09/2018