Indiana University School of Dentistry
Tenure-track Faculty position
in the Department of Cariology, Operative Dentistry and Dental Public Health
A full-time tenure track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level is available in the Division of Public Health in the Department of Cariology, Operative Dentistry and Dental Public Health at the Indiana University School of Dentistry. Only candidates with specialty training in public health or a related field and minimum of five years of experience in public health settings are invited to apply.
The Department of Cariology, Operative Dentistry and Dental Public Health has had a strong community-based education focus for decades. Our specific strengths are in the areas of civic-engagement, global health, and community-based dental caries prevention programs. We are aiming at enhancing and expanding the focus of our educational programs through the recruitment of a new tenure/tenure track faculty member. The primary objective for this new faculty will be to develop robust community-based rotations and programs for our dental students. The expectations of this position include development, implementation and continued oversight of the rotations and programs. An ability to effectively collaborate with oral health care providers working in community settings and local and state public health leaders is of great importance. This faculty will also be involved in didactic and clinical instruction in Dental Public Health at the Pre-Doctoral and Post-Doctoral level. Additional responsibilities will include scholarly activity as well as engagement in university service at the department, school and university levels. Regular travel within the state of Indiana is required.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have a minimum of five years of experience working in public health and advanced graduate education. An MPH, MPA, MHA or related degree as well as a certificate of specialty study in public health is strongly preferred. Minimum credentials include a DDS or DMD from a CODA accredited program or equivalent. Current licensure or eligibility for licensure in the State of Indiana and current experience in the development and implementation of community-based dental education, community/academic partnership’s creation, as well as teaching within all areas noted for this position are required.
Please send a complete electronic application with the following documents:
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.
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2958. 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
Review of applicants will begin immediately with an anticipated appointment start date of March 1, 2017.
Indiana University is an equal employment opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services.
Indiana University School of Dentistry is located on the IUPUI campus near the heart of downtown Indianapolis. IUPUI is one of the outstanding urban universities in the United States with a recognized commitment to community engagement. It 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 http://www.iusd.iupui.edu/