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Department Chair
University of Nebraska Medical Center - College of Dentistry

Date Posted Sep. 25, 2019
Title Department Chair
University University of Nebraska Medical Center - College of Dentistry
Lincoln, NE, United States
Department Adult Restorative Dentistry
Application Deadline Dec. 31, 2019
Position Start Date Jul. 1, 2020
  • Professor
    Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Prosthodontics/Restorative Dentistry

CHAIR -Department of Adult Restorative Dentistry
UNMC College of Dentistry

The University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) College of Dentistry seeks applications for a full-time/tenure track position as Chair, Department of Adult Restorative Dentistry. We seek a leader who will provide vision and focus to build upon a strong team and advance the mission of the department and college. The department includes predoctoral comprehensive clinical care, biomaterials, operative dentistry, prosthodontics, and TMD oral facial pain.

Responsibilities for the department include predoctoral education, oversight of an AEGD postgraduate program, service activities, clinical care and research. The chair is expected to provide leadership in strategic planning, departmental curriculum management, budgeting, department staffing and supervision, faculty development, and overall management of departmental activities. The Chair reports to the Dean, College of Dentistry. The preferred candidate will have demonstrated excellence and commitment to team-based clinic education and care, superior interpersonal skills and experience in a leadership role in an academic setting, including organizational, administrative, and management skills. An established history of extramural research funding and an advanced degree are highly desirable qualifications. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Qualified candidates must have a DDS or DMD degree from an ADA accredited school or college of dentistry or an equivalent degree along with a degree or certificate from a 2 year postgraduate educational program from an ADA accredited school or college of dentistry. The candidate must be eligible for a Nebraska dental license. Practice opportunities are available.

We are searching for that unique individual with an interest in providing innovative and collaborative health professional education across our 500-mile wide campus, as part of a vibrant University system and collaborating with our University and community partners.

Screening of applications will begin immediately with an expected hire date on/before July 1, 2020. (Inquiries regarding the position may be sent to: Please note that to be considered for this position applicants must submit an application and supporting documentation (C.V. and cover letter) via UNMC’s online employment website

The UNMC College of Dentistry is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Jim Gamerl
    University of Nebraska Medical Center - College of Dentistry
    4000 East Campus Loop South
    Lincoln, NE 68583-0740
  • 402-472-3492


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