The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Department of Developmental and Surgical Sciences invites applications for a full-time clinical track faculty position in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry. The School of Dentistry is part of the Academic Health Center, which has achieved an international reputation for research, education, and service. The Division of Orthodontics actively participates in teaching, patient care, and research at the pre-doctoral and advanced education levels.
The person holding this position will join a strong group of faculty members in the Division of Pediatric Dentistry that have patient care, research, and didactic expertise in all aspects of pediatric dentistry. This person will complement and expand the Division’s interests in cariology, evidence-based dentistry, public health, education of the oral health workforce, oral manifestations of systemic disease, clinical and molecular genetics, care of children with special health care needs, multidisciplinary management of genetic dental conditions, and cleft and craniofacial care.
Major responsibilities in this role include: Clinical instruction and administration of pre-doctoral dental education students rotating through Division of Pediatric Dentistry clinical sites; provide academic offerings (lectures, seminars, case presentations, etc) for pediatric dentistry residents, pre-doctoral dental education students, and advanced education dental residents; and clinical teaching with pediatric dentistry residents and other advanced education residents at the University of Minnesota Pediatric Dental Clinic made possible by Delta Dental of Minnesota and the University of Minnesota Children’s Hospital. The candidate will also participate in committee work as appointed by the Director of the Division of Pediatric Dentistry and will participate in faculty, resident, and student research projects conducted by the Division of Pediatric Dentistry. There will also be opportunities for research and continuing education activities, faculty development, and clinical practice.
DDS/DMD degree or recognized international equivalent
Advanced training in a Commission on Dental Accreditation - approved Advanced Specialty Education program in Pediatric Dentistry or international equivalent
Currently hold or be able to obtain a Minnesota Dental License prior to start date. A Full Faculty License may be obtained in partnership with the School of Dentistry prior to start date
Must be able to demonstrate authorization to work in the United States at the University of Minnesota by the start date of position
Experience working with a diverse patient base
Other requirements listed on official job posting
How to Apply
Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, go to https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs and click on External Faculty and Staff applicants, and then on the next page enter in the search field the posting number of 330337. Follow the directions to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and curriculum vitae.
Interested qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest and curriculum vitae, including three professional references, with their online application. For specific questions or for more information regarding this position, please contact Department Administrator Sherry Smith at email@example.com
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Relocation expenses reimbursed for up to 1 months salary.
Internal Number: 330337
About University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is the state’s only dental school, and the only dental school in the northern tier of states between Wisconsin and the Pacific Northwest. As such, we are a regional resource to five states for dental education, consulting services, patient treatment, and ongoing continuing dental education. We educate general dentists and dental specialists, dental therapists, dental hygienists, dental educators and research scientists. Our mission is to improve oral and craniofacial health by educating clinicians and scientists who translate knowledge and experience into clinical practice.