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Requisition # 68350

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, February 5th, 2016
College:College of Dentistry
Department:Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for a full-time tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.  This is an outstanding opportunity to lead an interdisciplinary research program. The department offers excellent clinical and research opportunities in oral and maxillofacial repair, bone regeneration, TMJ and pain management, tissue engineering, materials and biomaterials integration and bioprinting research. The Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery resident program is internationally recognized with strong hospital-based components, state-of-the-art facilities in both the School of Dentistry and University Hospitals, and is affiliated with the Carver College of Medicine.  The Oral Maxillofacial Surgery Department has historically played, and continues to play, strong leadership roles by providing research and academic direction to their discipline. Current departmental research themes include clinical, translational, and basic science research in craniofacial developmental, skeletal biology, genetics, tissue engineering, and treatment outcomes. In addition, numerous opportunities are available for collaboration within the School of Dentistry, Iowa Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, The Craniofacial Anomalies Research Center, and the University of Iowa community.

Major responsibilities include:  accomplishing the priorities set by the department on the basis of its strategic plan and building an extensive research program utilizing the department strengths in clinical Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  

Education Requirement:

Applicants must have:

  • DDS/DMD, or

  • PhD, or

  • equivalent doctoral degree.  

Desirable Qualifications:

  • a national reputation as a scholar with outstanding and innovative research accomplishments;

  • knowledge of key aspects of modern academic dentistry;

  • an understanding of the contributions of diversity to excellence in academic endeavors; and

  • a federally funded research program with goals to interact with clinical researchers within the department.  

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest

To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.

Additional Application Materials

Materials:Please have 3 current Letters of Recommendation, sent DIRECTLY by individual writing the recommendation, to:
Kirk L. Fridrich, DDS, MS
51365 PFP
UIHC - Hospital Dentistry Institute
200 Hawkins Drive
Iowa City, IA 52242-1077

The materials listed above are not part of any online process. Please send the materials to the contact information below.

Contact Information

Contact:Dr. Kirk Fridrich

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