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Requisition # 75286

Position Basics

Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, July 1st, 2024
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 member in the Department of Periodontics

Major responsibilities include: 

  • Preparing and delivering course lectures and seminars for dental residents/students;

  • Clinical supervision of predoctoral dental students during Periodontal procedures; Inter-disciplinary collaboration;

  • Research and scholarly activity;

  • Presenting at national/international meetings and publishing scholarly articles or peer-reviewed publications;

  • Mentoring residents/dental students’ research;

  • Participation in dental service plan (faculty practice); Engaging in service activities at the departmental, collegiate, university, local, and national committees; 

  • Maintaining current knowledge of periodontics by taking continuing education courses;

  • Tenure-track applicants are also expected to obtain extramural research funding and mentor/supervise post-doctoral scholars in research projects.  

Successful candidates will be required to self-disclose any misconduct history or pending research misconduct investigation including but not limited to sexual misconduct in prior employment and provide a related release and will be subject to a criminal background and credential check. 


Education Requirement:

Applicants must have: 

  • D.D.S./D.M.D. or equivalent;

  • By time of appointment, completion of a CODA/CDAC-accredited advanced training program in Periodontics;

Required Qualifications:

  • By time of appointment, licensed in the State of Iowa or eligible for Faculty Permit issued by the Iowa Dental Board;

  • Board Certification/Eligibility in Periodontics; and

  • Experience with hypothesis-driven research and/or scholarly activity.

Desirable Qualifications:

Desirable qualifications:

  • PhD or equivalent;

  • Clinical practice experience via private practice or academic environments;

  • Demonstrated ability to develop new research programs;

  • Record of success in acquiring extramural grant support; and

  • Eligibility to obtain a Moderate Sedation Permit issued by the Iowa Dental Board.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Letter of Interest
 Number of References:  3
 Letters of Recommendation are required as part of the application process. Upon submission, references selected will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa.   

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Contact Information

Contact:Sivaraman Prakasam -
Dental Science Building
801 Newton Road
Iowa City, IA 52242

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth and related conditions), disability, genetic information, status as a U.S. veteran, service in the U.S. military, sexual orientation, gender identity, or associational preferences. The University also affirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities and equal access to University facilities. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply for all employment vacancies. For additional information on nondiscrimination policies, contact the Coordinator of Title IX and Section 504, and the ADA in The Office of Civil Rights Compliance, 319/335-0705 (voice) or 319/335-0697 (text), The University of Iowa, 202 Jessup Hall, Iowa City, Iowa, 52242-1316.

Persons with disabilities may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or, to inquire or discuss accommodation needs.

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