Assistant Program Director of Maxillofacial Prosthetics Program

Indiana University at Bloomington
June 12, 2023
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Title Assistant Program Director of Maxillofacial Prosthetics Program

Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track Department IUPUI Department of Prosthodontics – School of Dentistry Position Summary

The Prosthodontics department in the Indiana University School of Dentistry is seeking qualified applicants for our open rank faculty position (clinical or tenure track, at assistant, associate or full professor level). This will be a 12-month appointment at 1.0 FTE, with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2024, or sooner.

YOUR TEACHING AND LEADERSHIP MATTERS With each student, each patient, and when working with colleagues, we rewrite the script determining the future of those we serve. We are seeking a new faculty member with expertise and experience in all aspects of prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthodontics (such as prosthodontic care of the head and neck cancer patient) ready to build upon the school's and campus's tradition of excellence, advancing scholarship, education, clinical service, and community engagement.

Our new faculty member will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a desire to create an environment that promotes collegiality, collaboration, and cultural diversity among members of various education, research, and service communities. The candidate will have expertise in digital methodologies and workflows in prosthodontics and maxillofacial prosthodontics, including how those are implemented in didactic, preclinical, and clinical instruction as well as scholarly activity.

The primary responsibilities of this faculty member will be to provide preclinical, clinical, and didactic instruction to graduate students (Prosthodontics and Maxillofacial Prosthetics residents), course directorship(s), administrative and supervisory oversight of the professional and laboratory support staff; attending tumor board sessions; assisting in developing clinical protocols; working and collaborating with Hospital Dentistry, oncologists, maxillofacial surgeons, and providing patients with the full scope of intraoral and extraoral maxillofacial prosthodontic care. Teaching responsibilities may also include preclinical, clinical, and didactic instruction to dental students in the predoctoral education program.

For eligible candidates, faculty practice and other revenue-generating opportunities will be considered, Our department of Prosthodontics is committed to professional growth for each of its team members through professional development.

WE'RE AN INSTITUTION THAT IMPROVES THE WORLD IUSD offers a dynamic learning environment for faculty, in which teaching, research, clinical care, and community service are core to our mission, through clinical programs in Indianapolis, Fort Wayne, and Evansville, Indiana. Our main facility includes a state-of-the-art 45,000–square-foot James J. Fritts DDS Clinical Care Center on the IUPUI campus, adjacent to local hospitals and part of an urban academic health center. We deliver a wide range of services and outreach to more than 20,000 patients per year. IUSD enrolls approximately 800 students annually in degree and/or certificate programs in dentistry, allied dental programs, PhD, and advanced dental specialty programs tailored to the current and future needs of the professions and the communities we serve. The IU School of Dentistry is the only dental school in the state and educates 80% of the dentists practicing in Indiana. Over 12,000 alumni of IUSD are pursuing careers throughout the US and around the world.


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.

Basic Qualifications

ARE YOU READY TO JOIN? Full consideration will be given to candidates who meet the following qualifications:

  • Completion of a DDS/DMD or equivalent dental degree
  • The candidate must have obtained an unrestricted Indiana dental license or an Indiana dental faculty license by the time of appointment (01/01/24 or sooner). Information on state dental licensure is available at www.

  • Certificates of Advanced Education in Prosthodontics AND Maxillofacial Prosthetics from Commission of Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited program(s)

  • Department Contact for Questions

    Wei-Shao Lin, DDS, FACP, PhD, MBA Professor Program Director, Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics Chair, Department of Prosthodontics [email protected]

    Additional Qualifications

    It will be a bonus if you have

  • Board certification from the American Board of Prosthodontics
  • Previous teaching experience
  • Master's degree (or other advanced academic degrees) in the fields of Prosthodontics, Dental Material, or Implantology
  • Salary and Rank Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Special Instructions

    A review of applicants will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

    For Best Consideration Date 05/31/2023 Expected Start Date 01/01/2024 OAA # IU-100386-2023

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  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
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