Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

  • Indiana University, School of Dentistry
  • Indianapolis, IN, USA
  • Aug 26, 2020
Full time   Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Indiana University School of Dentistry

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Hospital Dentistry

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor Vacancy


Position Overview

The department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OFMS) and Hospital Dentistry in the Indiana University School of Dentistry is seeking qualified applicants to fill a full-time (1.0) clinical track position at the rank of either clinical assistant or clinical associate professor within the department’s Division of OMFS.

We are committed to delivering education and training to our students that takes into account and respects the whole student, enhancing their academic, clinical, and social outcomes. We also are committed to developing and sustaining strong collaborative networks within the school, the medical campus and across our communities to leverage our teaching, patient-care and research mission. This position is an opportunity to further diversify our team as we build on those commitments as well as the beneficial expansion of the IU Medical Campus and the IU School of Dentistry.

The new team member will be expected to foster the school’s and campus’s dedication to excellence and to further advance scholarship, education, clinical service, and community engagement. He or she must be motivated to be creative and innovative in providing academic and program-enhancing work with Oral Surgery pre-doctoral students and residents. Responsibilities include didactic, academic and clinical instruction for the OMFS Pre-Doctoral and Residency program. Participation in hospital on-call service is strongly encouraged. Faculty and residents of the department cover several interconnected facilities on or near the downtown campus, including IU Health Methodist Hospital and Eskenazi Hospital, two of the four Level 1 trauma centers in the state.

Indiana University School of Dentistry, located on the IUPUI campus, is the only dental school in the Hoosier state and educates approximately 80% of the dentists practicing in Indiana.



Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Education & Professional Experience

1) DDS/DMD/equivalent degree. 2) Satisfactory completion of a CODA accredited OMFS residency program. 3) Eligibility for or current Diplomate status in the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 4) Eligibility to obtain an unrestricted dental license in the state of Indiana by the position start date.


Desired Education & Professional Experience

Possession of an additional degree (MD, MS or PhD). A strong foundation in Dento-Alveolar surgery, anesthesia, oral pathology, trauma and reconstruction. Strong scholarly visibility, clinical research / publications, leadership capacity, and collaboration and networking skills are encouraged.

Application Details

Application Information

Review of applicants will begin immediately with an anticipated appointment start date of January 1, 2021. Rank and salary will be based on credentials and experience. Interested candidates should review the application requirements below and submit their application at:


  • Ink-signed letter of intent
  • Statement of present career achievements and future interests
  • Complete curriculum vitae
  • Names of three professional references with contact information. Reference letters are not requested at this time


IUPUI promotes the educational, cultural, and economic development of central Indiana and beyond through innovative collaborations, external partnerships, and a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion. The University seeks greater diversity and collegial engagement in our faculty and staff to broaden students’ academic experience and to enrich our campus community. Candidates must be sensitive to the needs of and possess an interest in working in an academic community that is diverse with regard to age, color, disability, ethnicity, sex, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


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