Clinical Assistant Professor - Hospital Dentistry -Special Needs Dentistry

Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

United States

January 1, 2022


Posting Details

Title Clinical Assistant Professor - Hospital Dentistry -Special Needs Dentistry

Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track Department IUPUI Dentistry-Oral Surgery/Hosp Position Summary

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry (OMFS/HD) in the Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) is seeking to fill a full-time (1.0) 12-month clinical track faculty position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor with the option to participate in intramural faculty practice.

Strong collaboration skills, clinical skills and innovation in providing clinical care and instruction in Hospital Dentistry are a must. The appointee will support the treatment of patients with medically complex conditions, intellectual disabilities, and other special healthcare needs. Other responsibilities include didactic and clinical instruction, mentoring residents and predoctoral students on clinical projects with scholarly outcomes, participation in IUSD after hours telephone triage on-call service, and engagement in the scholarship of teaching and learning.

IUSD, the only dental school in the state, is located on the IUPUI- Indianapolis Academic Medical Center campus and offers a dynamic learning environment in which teaching, research, clinical care, and community service are core to our mission as part of an urban academic health center. There are diverse opportunities for professional growth, including through the expansion of patient services and the establishment of a GPR program. We enroll approximately 800 students annually in degree and/or certificate programs in dentistry, allied dental programs, PhD, and advanced dental specialty programs tailored to current and future needs of the professions and the communities we serve. We educate nearly 80% of the dentists practicing in Indiana and have over 12,000 alumni that are pursuing careers throughout the U.S. 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

Position Requirements

  • Graduation from a CODA accredited dental school with a DDS or DMD degree or equivalent, and General Practice Residency (GPR) or equivalent experience.
  • Eligibility to obtain an unrestricted dental license in the state of Indiana by the position start date
  • Strong foundation in general dentistry and care of patients with special healthcare needs
  • Demonstrated ability to lead an effective team
  • Department Contact for Questions

    Mr. Damon L. Spight, Faculty Recruitment Manager IU School of Dentistry, Office of Faculty Affairs 317-274-3070 (O)

    Additional Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (MPH, MS)
  • Scholarly activity in clinical research and a record of publication
  • Leadership capacity, demonstrated collaboration and networking skills
  • Salary and Rank Rank and salary will be based on credentials and experience. Special Instructions

    Review of applicants will begin immediately.

    For Best Consideration Date 01/14/2022 Expected Start Date OAA # IN-DENT-DSOS21001

    Supplemental Questions

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  • How did you hear about this position?
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  • What are your present career achievements and future interests?
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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Application
  • List Of References
  • Optional Documents