Assistant/Associate Professor of Periodontology

240016 Requisition #

Creighton University School of Dentistry is seeking a motivated individual to support and develop the clinical curriculum to provide dental students with a broad spectrum of experiences in the treatment of Periodontics patients. Creighton University is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in the Big East Conference.


The 12-month, tenure track, Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontics will 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. Specific responsibilities will focus on clinical and didactic teaching at the pre-doctoral level, participation in research, grant-funding, service activities and delivering continuing dental education for the department of Periodontics.



    • A DDS or DMD degree or, an equivalent degree from an international program along a Certificate in Periodontology from with an ADA accredited institution and successful completion of Part I and Part II of the National Board Dental Examination or in DDE prior to the date of hire and be licensed or eligible for licensure in the state of Nebraska and acquire credentialing from applicable third-party payer systems.

  • Candidates must also possess strong organizational and communication skills with an ability to work collaboratively in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment.


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities: 

  • 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.


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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 701 N 20th St. Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



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