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


Position Description: Registered Dental Hygienist

For 40 years, we have been providing high-quality healthcare to individuals and families in our community, at a price they can afford.
Our unique model of care offers children and adults access to affordable medical and dental care, as well as behavioral health care and pharmacy services—all under one roof.
We're here to help make the entire community healthier and stronger by providing health care for people of all ages and backgrounds, whether they have insurance or not. While we accept most insurance plans and welcome Medicaid, CHP+, Medicare, and CICP, we also have discount programs for people who do not have coverage.
This job exists to: Provide high quality dental care that is culturally appropriate, and prevention focused. Serves as a leader contributing to the smooth, efficient, operation of the department, the site and the organization.
A. Education / Experience
1. Graduation from an accredited School of Dental Hygiene.
2. Possession of a current Colorado license as a registered dental hygienist.
3. Previous experience desired, but not required
4. Certification to administer local anesthesia (not required for those who provide hygiene only on the Pods) 45
**To see a full job description/qualification and apply online, please visit our website at https://www.clinica.org and visit our jobs tab. We look forward to hearing from you!**

 Posted 9/21/2018

East Carolina University - Oral Epidemiology Faculty

Vacancy #: 600044

Job Duties
The faculty member of Oral Epidemiology (Epi) in the School of Dental Medicine is responsible for development, implementation, and evaluation of curriculum and research related to public health, epidemiology, statistics, health services research, community based participatory research, etc. including the course Community Oral Health Practice taught to the dental students and in the School's residency programs.
Specific duties include:

  • Work closely with the Division Director for Public Health Dentistry, Chair of Foundational Sciences and the Associate Dean for the Office of Research, the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, and the Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics in curriculum development and implementation with respect to epidemiology as it relates to public health, health care, and oral health in particular.
  • Work closely with the Chair of Foundational Sciences and the Division Director for Public Health Dentistry and in the development and implementation of the clinical and academic components of the electronic dental record (axiUm) to maximize the collection and analysis of epidemiological data. Work closely with the Associate Dean for Dental Education and informatics and other informatics personnel to optimize the use of technology to support the teaching of research programs.
  • Direct and lead teams in study design, data management and statistical analysis of large databases and epidemiology data. Developing programs to involve dental students, residents and dental school faculty in research activities. Coordination of Epi education and research programs among the clinical disciplines within the school and at the Community Services Learning Centers. Conduct epidemiological research, and other scholarly activities that will help qualify for appropriate promotion. Supervise graduate and professional students in research when applicable.
  • Seek funding and participate in interdisciplinary research to conduct epidemiological studies of oral health and related issues. Preparation of accreditation and other program documentation as needed. Respond to local and national requests for information and documentation related to the Epi didactic and research activities.
  • Seek to serve on committees and boards for state/federal government agencies, professional societies and within the School. Attending meetings and representing the School in internal and external venues as requested by the Chair of Foundational Sciences and the Associate Dean for Research or the Dean.
  • Perform other duties and assuming additional responsibilities as assigned by the Division Director for Dental Public Health, Chair of Foundational Sciences and Associate Dean for Research, and the Dean of the School of Dental Medicine. Candidates may be considered for 12-month fixed-term or tenure-track at the title/rank of Assistant Professor or higher. Appointments are commensurate with education and experience.
Minimum Education/Experience
  • PhD in Epidemiology, DrPH (or otherwise appropriate area of expertise, i.e., health services research), and/or dental (DDS/DMD) or medical, or other terminal degree with advanced training and experience in epidemiology from an appropriately accredited institution.
  • Commitment to and evidence of building teams in planning and to identify and resolve problems.
  • Commitment to conducting epidemiological research and other scholarly activities that will help qualify for appropriate promotion.

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 Posted 9/21/2018