Assistant/Associate Professor -Prosthodontics

180970 Requisition #

Creighton University School of Dentistry is seeking a motivated individual to support and develop Prosthodontic didactic and clinical curriculum to provide dental students with a broad spectrum of experiences in the treatment of Prosthodontics patient care. Creighton University is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs in the Big East Conference. The School of Dentistry provides an exceptional education in an unrivaled, new state of the art clinical learning environment and is an integral component of Creighton University, a dynamic and growing institution located in Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha boasts a lively, thriving metropolitan community conveniently located in the nation's heartland. Understanding of the mission and purpose of the School of Dentistry and the identity of Creighton University as a premier Catholic, Jesuit university is unique in its emphasis in caring for others.

The tenure-track Assistant Professor 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. Position responsibilities include education in the pre-clinical and clinical setting in fixed prosthodontics, implants, complete removable dental prostheses, and partial removable dental prostheses.  Research opportunities are abundant.  Opportunities exist for prosthodontic care for patients in practice if applicants desire.

Primary appointment will be in the Department of Prosthodontics. As a tenure-track position, this opportunity will require academic appointment in the Teaching Research track. Candidates must also possess strong organizational and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment. This position will be available August 1, 2019. 

If interested in this outstanding opportunity, please apply via the Creighton University Human Resources website at attach to your application a Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae, and three Letters of Recommendation.   



Candidates must have a DDS/DMD from an ADA accredited institution, and an MS in prosthodontics, or equivalent degrees.  Board eligibility or board certification in Prosthodontics is encouraged. 


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

Computer skills


Physical Requirements:

Seeing: 75 – 100%

Hearing: 75-100%

Standing/Climbing/Mobility: 25-49%

Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: 0-24% (pound: 10 lbs.)

Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: 75 – 100%

Travel: No and Yes

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens: No and Yes

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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