Creighton University School of Dentistry is seeking a motivated individual to support and develop the clinical curriculum to provide dental students with a broad spectrum of experiences in the treatment of Periodontics patients. The 12-month, tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor will work with a team of dedicated faculty and leaders who are building on a rich legacy of excellence in dental education and expanding our capacity as a national resource for the dental profession. Specific responsibilities will focus on clinical and didactic teaching at the pre-doctoral level, participation in research, service activities and delivering continuing dental education for the department of Periodontics.
Primary appointment will be in the Department of Periodontics. Candidates must have a dental degree (DDS/DMD) and a certificate in Periodontics recognized by the Commission on Dental Education of the American Dental Association and the ability to obtain a faculty dental license in the state of Nebraska.
Candidates must also possess strong organizational and communication skills with an ability to work collaboratively in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment.
In addition to completing the online application, please also submit, a Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, and three Letters of Reference. Please ask that the Letters of Reference be addressed to Timothy M. Durham, DDS, MPA, Vice Dean, Creighton University School of Dentistry.
Candidates must have a dental degree (DDS/DMD) and a certificate in Periodontics recognized by the Commission on Dental Education of the American Dental Association and the ability to obtain a faculty dental license 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;
Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications
Seeing: 75 – 100%
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%
Travel: No and Yes
Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No and Yes
Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.
This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.