Bulletin of Dental Education

December 2011 Classifieds

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Advanced Operative/General Dentistry
University of Illinois at Chicago 

The Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking applications for two full-time faculty positions (non-tenure track) beginning August 16, 2012 at the Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor levels.  Future tenure track options exist for qualified/successful candidates.  Responsibilities include preclinical and clinical instruction in all aspects of the restorative sciences.  Qualifications include a DDS/DMD degree, and advanced training in operative or general dentistry (board eligibility/certification desirable where appropriate, but not required).

Prior teaching experience is desirable.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Illinois.  Candidates with training and/or experience in research will be preferred.

For fullest consideration applications should be received by February 15, 2012.  Salary and academic rank commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

For fullest consideration apply at  https://jobs.uic.edu/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=13284
Applicants should include a cover letter, C.V. and names of three references. If you have any questions, please e-mail Ms. Anna Panova , at annap22@uic.edu


Prosthodontic Sciences
University of Illinois at Chicago   

The Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago, under the leadership of Stephen D. Campbell, DDS, MMSc, is seeking applications for two to four full-time faculty positions (non-tenure track) at the Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor levels.  Responsibilities include preclinical and clinical instruction in all aspects of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry.  Opportunities for teaching exist at the Pre-doctoral and Advanced Program level and include implant prosthodontics.  Qualifications include a DDS/DMD degree and advanced training in Prosthodontics (board certification, eligibility desirable, but not required).  Candidates with training and/or experience in research will be preferred.

For fullest consideration, applications should be received by February 15, 2012.  Salary and academic rank commensurate with experience and qualifications.  The positions will begin August 16, 2012. 

For fullest consideration apply at https://jobs.uic.edu/default.cfm?page=job&jobID=14854 Applicants should include a cover letter, C.V. and names of three references. If you have any questions, please e-mail Ms. Anna Panova at annap22@uic.edu. 


Chair, Department of Prosthodontics

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is searching for full-time Chair, Department of Prosthodontics.  Tenure-track position; available July 1, 2012; screening begins immediately.  Must have: DDS/DMD from ADA accredited dental school or foreign equivalent; completed ADA accredited advanced training program in Prosthodontics; Diplomate status American Board of Prosthodontics or educationally qualified; substantial scholarship record; evidence of effective teaching; relevant administrative experience; ability to actively participate in clinical practice; and demonstrated leadership ability through management of diverse workforce.  Desirable:  extensive clinical experience; PhD in relevant field; and academic credentials consistent w/tenured appointment at rank of Professor.  Academic rank/salary commensurate with qualifications/experience.  Applicants must apply electronically.  To learn more and/or apply, go to Jobs@UIowa at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/content/faculty/, reference Req #60262.  AA/EEO employer; women/minorities encouraged to apply.


 Director of the International Dentist Program 

The University of Detroit Mercy School of Dentistry (UDMSD) invites applications for a new full-time position as the Director of the International Dentist Program, which provides the opportunity for foreign trained dentists to earn a D.D.S. degree.  The Director’s responsibilities include: implementation of the continuum of the dental students’ clinical experience from foundational clinical skills in the simulation clinic, to patient-centered care that integrates basic and behavior science; implementation of an efficient, patient-centered dental practice that supports the educational mission; provision of direct patient care; small group seminar instruction; student assessment; personnel management, oversight of the admissions process for international dentists, and oversight of program standards to ensure CODA accreditation standards are met. The position is available immediately with the opportunity for one-day intra/extramural practice. And insure the program meets the standards for CODA accreditation.

UDMSD seeks diverse applicants with a passion for excellence who are distinguished clinicians with demonstrated managerial and mentoring skills. Qualifications include a D.D.S./D.M.D. degree from an institution accredited by the ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation, eligibility for licensure in Michigan, and at least 5 years practice and/or academic experience. Academic experience is preferred and clinical/educational research experience is desirable. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest addressing how their experiences match the position requirements; curriculum vitae; and the names of three professional references. Applications and nominations should be forwarded to Dr. Robert M Trombly, Associate Dean for Academic Administration, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Detroit, MI 48208-2576.

The University of Detroit Mercy is independent and Catholic with Jesuit and Mercy co-sponsors. The University emphasizes academic excellence, ethics, personal attention to students, and the University Mission and Core Values. The University has a culturally diverse faculty and student body, and encourages applications from women and other underrepresented groups.  EO/AA Employer.


 Director of Dental Equipment, Supplies, Materials & Lab Services 

New York University College of Dentistry (NYUCD) invites applications and nominations in the search to fill the position of Director of Dental Equipment, Supplies, Materials & Lab Services.  NYUCD (www.nyu.edu/dental) is recognized as a leading source for dental care in New York City and a leader in research and national policy issues in dentistry. The College offers training annually to nearly 1,800 students from all over the US and nearly 50 countries, including pre-doctoral and post-doctoral dental students as well as dental hygiene students. NYUCD also offers MS programs in biology/oral biology, clinical research, and biomaterials, a PhD program in epidemiology in collaboration with Columbia, Johns Hopkins, and Yale universities, and an extensive program of continuing education courses. NYUCD also operates several faculty practices that provide quality general and specialty care. NYUCD’s faculty includes 238 full-time members and 492 part-time members.

Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Clinic Administration, the Director of Dental Equipment, Supplies, Materials & Lab Services will provide direction and guidance for the development of policies and procedures associated with supply chain management to include: purchasing, storage, assembly and distribution of medical, dental, surgical, and related materials and supplies for the clinical enterprise of the College. The Director will also be responsible to develop and establish formulary standards, inventory levels and other operational processes and procedures leading to cost containment and quality patient care, lead the clinical purchasing function of the College, direct and manage the central dental laboratory and implanted materials operation and manage the student instrumentation kit programs including acquisition, distribution, collection and charges for broken and non returned items.

Eligible candidates must be capable of thinking at both global and operational levels, have knowledge and experience in successfully applying management information systems to provide a high quality and cost effective clinical support service and have a record of success in establishing and maintaining productive, collaborative relationships with a full range of internal and external constituencies. A minimum of 7 years' progressively responsible health care administration experience in a high volume clinic, hospital or health care facility or an equivalent combination is required.  Relevant experience in dental equipment, supplies, sales and service to large institutional users is a plus.

NYU offers an excellent benefits package.  Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should send a letter of interest and resume to: Mr. Jack Wiggin, New York University College of Dentistry, Department of Clinical Affairs, 345 East 24th Street, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10010 or via e-mail at jack.wiggin@nyu.edu.  NYU appreciates all responses, but can only respond to qualified candidates.

NYU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


 Chair, Department of Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences 

The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston is accepting nominations and applications for the full-time tenure-track position of Chair, Department of Diagnostic and Biomedical Sciences at the associate or full professor level. The position is available July 1, 2012. The School of Dentistry seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, and service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The Chair is an integral part of the School of Dentistry leadership team and will provide innovative leadership and advocacy in critical areas of pre-doctoral and postdoctoral education, patient care and research. The department is responsible for four critical areas:  Biomedical Sciences, Oral & Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, and Oral Medicine, plus a busy Surgical Oral Pathology Service. The Chair will provide vision, focus and mentorship to further develop a dynamically growing department, and will identify, cultivate and pursue internal and external partnerships that lead to collaborative opportunities. Other duties will include administrative responsibilities such as departmental planning and budgeting, staffing and supervision; departmental representation to the School of Dentistry and Health Science Center and the community.

The School of Dentistry is one of six schools in The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and is located in the heart of the world’s largest medical center, the Texas Medical Center. This unique environment offers significant resources, an outstanding patient pool and exceptional opportunities for education, patient care and research. The School has eight departments, eight postgraduate programs and a Program in Dental Hygiene. In May of 2012, the School of Dentistry will move to a new, state-of-the-art 314,000 square foot full replacement building, including the new Denton A. Cooley and Ralph C. Cooley University Life Center.

Candidates must be qualified to obtain a license to practice dentistry in the State of Texas or practice under a Faculty License through the School of Dentistry.  Requirements for the position include a DDS/DMD or equivalent degree, advanced training in an appropriate dental specialty or biomedical science, and experience in the field.  A distinguished record and dedication to teaching and academic leadership are also required, with credentials meriting appointment to the rank of associate or full professor on tenure-track. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to participate in the School’s Faculty Practice in his/her field of expertise. This position will report to the Dean of the UT School of Dentistry at Houston.

Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston is an Equal Opportunity Institution dedicated to building a culturally diverse and inclusive faculty and staff and a non-smoking environment. Women, minorities, disabled and veterans are encouraged to apply. This is a security sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code # 51.215. A background check will be required for the final candidate.

Instructions to Applicants: Applicants should send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, and names and addresses of three references to:

James A. Katancik, D.D.S., Ph.D., Chair, Department of Periodontics and Dental Hygiene
Diagnostic Sciences Search Committee Chair
The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston
6516 M D Anderson Blvd., Ste. 309

As part of the application process, applicants are invited to complete a confidential and voluntary self-disclosure card that will be sent to them by the search committee chair after receipt of his/her application.

Position Available: July 1, 2012
Application Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled.

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