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Requisition # 72022

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Thursday, December 7th, 2017
College:College of Dentistry



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 clinical or tenure-track faculty position in the department of Periodontics.  The position is available June 1, 2018.  Major responsibilities include:  clinical and didactic instruction at pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels; supervision and mentoring of pre-doctoral and postdoctoral students; professional service; and participation in the intra-mural multidisciplinary faculty practice plan.  Tenure-track faculty will be expected to conduct research/scholarly activity.   

Education Requirement:

  • D.D.S./D.M.D. or equivalent;

  • by time of appointment, completion of an ADA-accredited advanced education program in Periodontics; 

Required Qualifications:

  • clinical and didactic experience in all aspects of Periodontology and Oral Implantology; and

  • eligibility to obtain a sedation permit in the State of Iowa. 


Tenure-track applicants must also have:  

  • research training/experience; and

  • demonstrated scholarly/professional growth commensurate with time following completion of advanced education.  

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Board certification/eligibility in Periodontics;

  • record of effective teaching;

  • record of significant service and leadership achievement in the specialty of Periodontics;

  • achievement in basic and/or clinical research relevant to Periodontology and/or Oral Implantology; and

  • experience in implant provisionalization. 

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 recommendation, to:
University of Iowa - College of Dentistry
Attn: Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz, Assoc Prof & DEO, Periodontics
S446 Dental Science Bldg
Iowa City, IA 52242

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

Contact Information

Contact:Dr. Gustavo Avila-Ortiz

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