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Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics

Company: Creighton University
Location: Omaha
Posted on: January 28, 2023

Job Description:

Creighton University invites qualified applications for the position of Chair the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics who will provide vision, leadership, direction and management of the didactic, pre-clinical and clinical instruction in coordination with the other departments and the School's pre-doctoral curriculum. This position involves engaging the faculty of the department in teaching, scholarly activity, professional development and service activities in alignment with the mission and purpose of the department, School and University. The position will need to work well in a collegial environment with other department chairs and leadership of the School to assure that the department is integrated within the School and the University and fosters the continued growth of the school's team-based practice model and advances the efficient delivery of the department's curriculum. The position includes the opportunity for advancement through rank and tenure processes of the University. DDS/DMD degree or equivalent is required, a specialty certification in pediatric dentistry and eligibility for dental licensure in Nebraska. Preferred qualifications include specialty degree in pediatric dentistry, advanced degrees appropriate for academia and the needs of the position.


DDS/DMD degree or equivalent is required, a specialty certification in pediatric dentistry and eligibility for dental licensure in 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. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.

Additional Information

Keywords: Creighton University, Omaha , Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics, Healthcare , Omaha, Nebraska

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