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Assistant/Associate Professor
Indiana University

  • Mar. 31, 2017
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Department of Cariology, Operative Dentistry and Dental Public Health
  • Indiana University
    Indianapolis, IN
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Public Health/Epidemiology
    Dentistry - General
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Indiana University School of Dentistry
Tenure-Track Faculty
Department of Cariology, Operative Dentistry and Dental Public Health

A full-time tenured/tenure track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level is available in the Department of Cariology, Operative Dentistry and Dental Public Health at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Candidates with specialty training in operative dentistry or cariology are invited to apply.

The Department of Cariology, Operative Dentistry and Dental Public Health has had a strong evidence-based cariology and operative clinical education for many years. We are currently integrating our preventive and operative clinical management of caries within a unified team approach. The primary responsibility of this faculty will be to work with our operative and cariology division teams to develop robust competency-based didactic and clinical experiences. Expectations of this position include participation in the development, implementation and continued oversight of the clinical rotations and courses. There will be a commitment to hands on didactic and clinical instruction in cariology and operative dentistry at the Pre-Doctoral and Graduate level. The successful candidate also will have the responsibility to conduct research in the discipline and mentor graduate student research projects. Additional responsibilities include scholarly activity as well as engagement in university service at the department, school and university levels.

Required qualifications: The successful candidate should be eligible for tenure/tenure track at the rank of either assistant or associate professor at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. Minimum required credentials include a DDS or DMD from a CODA accredited program or equivalent. Current licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Indiana is also required. Preference will be given to applicants who meet those requirements and have a combination of the following: formal advanced education credentials (MS, MSD or PhD); credentials in either preventive dentistry, operative dentistry, public health, or a related field; three to five years of experience in teaching within all areas noted for this position; certification by the American Board of Operative Dentistry.

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit supporting documents at: Those supporting documents are:

Signed letter of intent
Statement of present and future scholarly interests.
Complete curriculum vitae.
Names of three professional references with contact information. Submitted reference letters must be provided on letterhead stationary with referee’s signature.
For tenure, three additional professional references of persons who will be able to provide an objective assessment of the candidate’s academic contributions and scholarship will be required (letters will be required prior to an interview).

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
317-274-3070 (O)

The closing date for submission will be April 16th, 2017, and review of applicants will begin immediately with an anticipated appointment start date of July 1, 2017. Indiana University is an equal employment opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. The IUPUI campus has been the recipient of the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award for three consecutive years.

Indiana University School of Dentistry is located on the IUPUI campus near the heart of downtown Indianapolis. IUPUI is one of the outstanding urban research universities in the United States and 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. IUPUI faculty conduct world-class research in the life sciences with opportunities for interdisciplinary collaborations with the other IU Health Science Schools and the Purdue Schools of Engineering & Technology and Science. 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 School of Dentistry

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Contact Information

  • Mr. Damon L. Spight
    Faculty Affairs/Office of the Executive Associate Dean
    Indiana University - School of Dentistry
    1121 W. Michigan Street, DS 102
    Indianapolis, IN 46202
  • 317-274-3070


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