Creighton University School of Dentistry is seeking a motivated individual to serve as a Group Leader in the school’s Group Practice Model. This exceptional individual will be required to support the didactic and clinical curriculums of the school through a broad spectrum of patient services in the Group Practice Model. Creighton is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The School of Dentistry provides an exceptional education in an unrivaled clinical learning environment and is an integral component of Creighton University, a dynamic and growing institution located in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha boasts a lively, thriving metropolitan community conveniently located in the nation’s heartland.

The 12-month, Assistant Professor will work with a team of dedicated faculty who are building on a rich legacy of excellence in dental education and expanding our capacity as a national resource in the dental profession. Position responsibilities include directing and serving as a group practice leader and patient advocate in the School’s comprehensive team based practice model as well as supporting the delivery of the curriculum in preclinical courses and labs.

Primary appointment will be in the Department of Diagnostic Sciences. Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree from an ADA accredited institution and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Nebraska. This is a non-tenure position and will require academic appointment in the Clinician Educator track. Candidates must also possess strong organizational and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Private Practice experience is preferred but not mandatory.

Participation in scholarly activity and service is encouraged. Understanding of the mission and purpose of the School of Dentistry and the identity of Creighton University as a premier Catholic, Jesuit university is essential. Is responsible for advising students. Serves on University Committees and can choose to participate in other campus-related activities/groups.

Potential candidates for an Assistant Professor are encouraged to review the Faculty Handbook at:

Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree from an ADA accredited institution and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Nebraska.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs;
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations;
  • Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others;

Physical Requirements:

  • Seeing: 75 – 100%
  • Hearing: 75-100%
  • Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%
  • Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)
  • Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
  • Travel: No and Yes
  • Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes

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Omaha, NE 68178-0120