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Assistant Professor and Co-Leader, Department of Periodontics

Company: Creighton University
Location: Omaha
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Creighton University School of Dentistry is seeking a motivated individual to serve as a Co-Leader in the school's Group Practice Model. This exceptional individual will be required to support the didactic and clinical curriculums of the school through a broad spectrum of patient services in the Clinic Model. Creighton is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate and professional programs. The School of Dentistry provides an exceptional education in an unrivaled clinical learning environment and is an integral component of Creighton University, a dynamic and growing institution located in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha boasts a lively, thriving metropolitan community conveniently located in the nation's heartland. The 12-month, Assistant/Associate Professor will work with a team of dedicated faculty who are building on a rich legacy of excellence in dental education and expanding our capacity as a national resource in the dental profession. Position responsibilities include assisting the group practice leader in management of their assigned students and serving as a patient advocate in the School's comprehensive team-based practice model. Responsibilities also include supporting the delivery of the curriculum notably in the preclinical courses and labs in addition to the clinic. Primary appointment will be in the Department of Prosthodontics. Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree from an ADA accredited institution and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Nebraska. This is a non-tenure position and will require academic appointment in the Clinician Educator track and having the opportunity for transition to a tenure track. Candidates must also possess strong organizational and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Prosthodontic specialty degree or private practice with documented experience in Periodontics is preferred but not mandatory. General dentists are also encouraged to apply. Qualifications: Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree from an ADA accredited institution and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Nebraska. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs; Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations; Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others; Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications Physical Requirements: Seeing: 75 - 100% Hearing: 75-100% Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49% Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.) Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 - 100% Travel: No Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: Yes AAP/EEO Statement: Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination. Disclosure Statement: This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Creighton University, Omaha , Assistant Professor and Co-Leader, Department of Periodontics, Education / Teaching , Omaha, Nebraska

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