Position DetailsTitle Assistant/Associate Professor - Pediatric Dentistry
Appointment Status Tenure Track Department IUPUI Department of Pediatric Dentistry – School of Dentistry Position Summary
Indiana University School of Dentistry's Division of Pre-doctoral Pediatric Dentistry in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry invites applications for a full-time 12-month Tenure track Assistant/Associate professor teaching position.
The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching, strong leadership and team-building skills, and experience with and enthusiasm for working with predoctoral students in outpatient clinics. This capacity will support the department as it broadens utilization of both humanistic pedagogy and interprofessional education in student teaching and, through engagement with the community, while providing high quality dental care to children.
Major teaching responsibilities include didactic and clinical instruction for pre-doctoral students, student counseling and mentoring, involvement with pre- doctoral curricular reform activities and support of evidence based learning and clinical care in addition, the candidate will have opportunities to work with the residents of the postgraduate program in pediatric dentistry. Expectations include engagement in curricular reform activities including innovations in didactic and clinical teaching, Research to support promotion and service at the department, school, and university levels. Opportunities for extramural dental private practice are available.
Indiana University School of Dentistry is located on the IU School of Medicine campus adjacent to the IUPUI campus, just west of downtown Indianapolis. IUPUI is one of the outstanding urban research universities in the United States and has been recognized nationally for its civic and community engagement. The university capitalizes on the campus' central location in the state and its position in the research corridor that links IUPUI, Purdue University West Lafayette, and Indiana University Bloomington. The School of Dentistry is the only dental school in the Hoosier state and educates 80% of the dentists practicing in Indiana and offers an extraordinary learning environment in which teaching, research and community service are uniquely combined to prepare tomorrow's dental professionals.
As the state's premier urban research institution, IUPUI is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion that inform academic excellence. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. IUPUI condemns racism in all its forms and has taken an anti-racist stance that moves beyond mere statements to interrogating its policies, procedures, and practices. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to dismantle racism so that everyone has opportunity to succeed at IUPUI.
The successful candidate must have a DDS/DMD or equivalent degree; be eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana; and have graduated from a specialty program in pediatric dentistry.
Department Contact for Questions
Mr. Damon L. Spight Faculty Recruitment Manager
IU School of Dentistry
Office of Faculty Affairs
Certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry if possible, but not required.
Salary and Rank Rank and salary will be based on the candidate's experience and credentials. Special Instructions
Review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled with a flexible appointment start date.
For Best Consideration Date 03/10/2023 Expected Start Date 07/01/2023 OAA # IU-100304-2023Supplemental Questions
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