Special Instructor/Assistant Professor of Periodontics

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200122 Requisition #
Creighton University School of Dentistry is seeking a motivated individual to 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 the periodontal clinical instruction of predoctoral dental students.  Clinical instruction shall include review of patient medical and dental history with student, review of radiographs, clinical examination and data collection, assignment of diagnosis, treatment planning, and treatment and reevaluation of initial (non-surgical) periodontal therapy. 

Primary appointment for this part-time, non-tenure track, position will be in the Department of Periodontics   Candidates must have a dental degree (DDS/DMD) and must have an active license for and be willing to complete all requirements for licensure in the State of Nebraska.

Candidates must also possess strong organizational and communication skills with an ability to work collaboratively in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment. Creighton University is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. Understanding the mission and purpose of the School of Dentistry, and the identity of Creighton University as a premier Catholic, Jesuit university is essential.  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.

Determination of rank is based upon level of experience. 
Candidates must have a dental degree (DDS/DMD) and must have an active license for and be willing to complete all requirements for licensure in the State of Nebraska.
  
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
  
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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