Indiana University School of Dentistry (IUSD) invites applications for the position of clinical assistant professor to teach in our Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program on the Indianapolis (IUPUI) campus. This is a 0.80 FTE, 12-month, non-tenure track position. This full-time position requires 1) delivery of didactic, laboratory, pre-clinical, and clinical instruction to dental hygiene students with a focus in courses such as clinical practice, dental materials, and periodontics. 2) Other important expectations include development and updating of courses, student advising, academic scholarship and service commitments (e.g. participation in university and professional association committees and activities).

With faculty dedicated to and focused on each of our students’ maximum development and growth, our Indianapolis program ranks among the best in the nation in student pass rates on clinical, state and national examinations. The candidate we are seeking will come with a passion for student growth and achievement, academic and clinical excellence, proficiency in didactic instruction, and experience in inter-professional education, community collaborations, and strengthening diversity, equity and inclusion.

As indicated above, we seek greater diversity in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Nearly 30,000 students of diverse ages, races, and nationalities pursue their education on the IUPUI campus. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse on the basis of age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

IUSD is located on the IUPUI campus. IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. IUPUI has received the prestigious Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from Insight Into Diversity for eight consecutive years. The university’s exemplary standards in teaching and research provide unparalleled value for career preparation and professional development in an ever-changing global market.

Basic Qualifications
Position Requirements
For consideration, applicants must

  • have one of the following degrees: a dental hygiene related MS, DDS or PhD.
  • have a minimum of three years of dental hygiene clinical practice experience.
  • either have or be immediately eligible for an Indiana dental hygiene license.

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

Bingqi Liu
HR Coordinator
IU School of Dentistry
[email protected]

Additional Qualifications
Preferred Qualifications
Priority will be given to candidates who have had previous academic experience with a strong commitment to teaching.

Salary and Rank
Rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications, experience and credentials.

Special Instructions
Review of applicants will begin immediately with an anticipated hire start date of August 1, 2024.

Expected Start Date: 08/01/2024

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IUPUI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer and affords reasonable accommodations to persons with disabilities.

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