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Requisition # 73518

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Friday, October 19th, 2018
College:College of Dentistry
Department:Operative Dentistry



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry is conducting a search for the Department Executive Officer (DEO) for the Department of Operative Dentistry.  This is a full-time tenure-track position. 

Major responsibilities include:   

  • strong leadership and guidance for the department;

  • mentoring faculty and students;

  • implementing faculty recruitment and retention strategies;

  • providing faculty development opportunities;

  • collaborating effectively with collegiate administration, faculty, and staff;

  • teaching at graduate and pre-doctoral level;

  • active clinical participation in the department’s faculty practice;

  • guiding and conducting research and research programs; and

  • cultivating an environment of inclusion and respect for students, faculty and staff from all backgrounds within the department.  

Education Requirement:

  • DDS/DMD degree or equivalent;

  • completion of an advanced education in a degree-based graduate training program in Operative Dentistry, or related field, from a CODA-accredited dental school; 

Required Qualifications:

  • substantial record of scholarship, such as a history of research funding and scholarly publications;

  • evidence of current relevant teaching experience; and

  • demonstrated experience working effectively in a diverse environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • relevant administrative experience;

  • extensive clinical experience; and

  • an active research program with demonstrated funding by NIH or equivalent agencies.  

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 or Recommendation, sent DIRECTLY by individual writing the recommendation, to:
University of Iowa - College of Dentistry
Attn: Dr. John Hellstein, Chair, Operative DEO Search
S244 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. John Hellstein

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