Indiana University School of Dentistry
Clinical Assistant Professor Position in Periodontics & Allied Dental Programs
Indiana University School of Dentistry’s Department of Periodontics & Allied Dental Programs, division of dental hygiene invites applications for a full-time 12 month appointment, non-tenure track clinical 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 dentistry. This candidate must have the ability to work independently and take initiative to expand upon our community outreach. This position will support the department as it broadens utilization of both humanistic pedagogy and inter-professional education among students across multiple healthcare professions.
Major teaching responsibilities include didactic and clinical responsibilities related to the teaching of community dental hygiene and radiology within the dental hygiene division of the Department of Periodontics and Allied Dental Programs. Additional teaching responsibilities will include introduction to dental hygiene courses as part of IUPUI’s summer bridge and themes learning communities.
Other responsibilities include dental hygiene program presentations throughout the academic year with multiple student groups both on and off campus to promote the dental hygiene program. Scholarly activity is a requirement of the position.
Qualifications: The successful candidate must have graduated from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program and have an active license in Indiana. A Master’s degree in education or dental hygiene related field is required. Grant writing experience is strongly encouraged.
Applicants will be required to submit the following documents electronically through November 13, 2016:
- Signed letter of intent
- Complete curriculum vitae
- Three names of professional references with contact information
Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at: https://indiana.peopleadmin.com/postings/2765. 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
First round interviews will begin in early November, 2016. The start date for this position will be July 1, 2017.
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 Bachelor of Science dental hygiene program at Indiana University School of Dentistry holds the distinction as the first dental hygiene program in the state, our first class of dental hygienists graduated in 1952. Being housed within the School of Dentistry affords our students an extraordinary learning environment in which teaching, research and community service are uniquely combined to prepare tomorrow’s dental hygiene 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