Assistant/Associate Professor for the Department of Pediatric Dentistry

230368 Requisition #

Assistant / Associate Professor – Department of Pediatric Dentistry


Creighton University School of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry, is seeking a full-time, benefit eligible, Faculty member who is motivated to support and help develop Pediatric didactic and clinical curriculum while providing dental students with a broad spectrum of experiences in the treatment of pediatric patients.


Full time faculty positions work with a team of dedicated faculty and leaders who are building on a rich legacy of excellence in dental education and expanding our capacity as a national resource for the dental profession. 



Schedule is a 12-month, 8 to 10 half days per week.  Schedule flexibility allows for 2 half days per week of extramural or intramural practice for maintenance of clinical skills and salary supplementation.


Position responsibilities include teaching within the pre-clinical and clinical settings, lectures within the pediatric didactic curriculum and opportunities for curricular redesign and development, management within the department, and administrative development. 


Creighton University is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. The School of Dentistry provides an exceptional education in an unrivaled clinical learning environment and is an integral component of Creighton University, a dynamic and growing institution located in Omaha, Nebraska, and a proud member of the Big East Conference.


Omaha boasts a lively, thriving metropolitan community conveniently located in the nation's heartland.



·       Must have a DDS or DMD degree from an ADA accredited Dental School

·       Successful completion of Part I and Part II of the National Board Dental Examination or INBDE

·       Certificate in Pediatric Dentistry from an ADA Accredited Program”

·       Individuals with an equivalent degree from an international program, along with the successful completion of an ADA accredited specialty program and Part I and Part II of the National Board Dental Examination   or INBDE are also eligible.

·       Individuals with documented experiential qualifications in Pediatric dentistry may also be considered.

·       Candidates must acquire licensure in the state of Nebraska and credentialing from applicable third-party payer systems.

·       DDS/DMD or equivalency with successful completion of an ADA accredited pediatric specialty program and meet credentialing requirements including licensure in a category for which they are eligible as outlined in the Nebraska Practice Act.


   Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

·       Must also possess strong organizational and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment.

·       Ability to foster student learning, development, and decision making in support of their goals, success, wellness, and needs.

·       Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to develop rapport quickly and effectively with a diversity of populations.

·       Empathy and compassion for the experiences of others

·       Ability to provide evidence of excellent university-level teaching and/or significant publications. 


If you have any questions or issues submitting your application or materials, please don’t hesitate to contact


Academic rank and salary will be based upon qualifications.  Screening will begin upon a completed application and will continue until the position is filled.  


At Creighton, you are part of something big. Your skills and passions unite with thousands of faculty, staff and students inspired to change the world. Here, we offer meaningful work driven by a 475-year-old Jesuit tradition committed to social justice and serving others. Through this tradition, we push the boundaries on innovation. We pursue new knowledge for the betterment of society. We seek to improve our world through Catholic and Jesuit values. In addition, we care for our employees by offering competitive compensation and benefits packages that include Health, Dental, Vision packages, robust retirement and wellness programs, tuition remission, paid time off (vacation, sick, holiday) and more.  It all starts with you. Come join us!


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AAP/EEO Statement 

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.


Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



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