Overview

Clinical Assistant Professor Position in Pre-doctoral Pediatric Dentistry

Indiana University School of Dentistry’s Division of Pre-doctoral Pediatric Dentistry in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry invites applications for a full-time clinical track assistant professor teaching position.

The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching, strong leadership and team-building skills, and experience with and enthusiasm for the work of community dental outreach 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, provides high quality dental care to all 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. Other responsibilities encompass ensuring the smooth running of the Pediatric Dentistry clinic while working closely with the program director; participating in committees at the department, school and university levels; and the production of scholarship to support promotion.

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.
Indiana University is an equal employment opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.

Indiana University School of Dentistry http://www.dentistry.iu.edu

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate must have a DDS or equivalent degree; be eligible for licensure in the state of Indiana; have graduated from a CODA accredited specialty program in pediatric dentistry; be Board eligible or certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.

Applicants will be required to submit at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/3531 the following documents electronically:
” Signed letter of intent
” Complete curriculum vitae
” Three names of professional references with contact information

Department Contact for Questions

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:

Mr. Damon L. Spight
School of Dentistry
Faculty Affairs/Office of the Executive Associate Dean
1121 W. Michigan Street, DS 102
Indianapolis, IN 46202
dspight@iu.edu
317-274-3070 (O)

Salary and Rank
Rank and salary will be based on the candidate’s experience and credentials.

Expected Start Date: 01/01/2018