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Chair, Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology

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The Ohio State University College of Dentistry seeks a full-time faculty member with specialty training in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology as a tenured associate professor or professor to serve as a chair of its Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. For tenure appointment, candidates must demonstrate a record of research, scholarly work, service and teaching excellence.

The chair of the college’s Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Division provides leadership and management for the staff, faculty, clinic operations, and curriculum.  Providing didactic and clinical instruction in oral and maxillofacial radiology to students in the dental hygiene and pre- and post-doctoral dental programs are core responsibilities of this position. Other responsibilities include participation in and strategic expansion of current CBCT imaging and diagnostic services provided by the college’s affiliated intramural the Dental Faculty Practice. Candidates will be expected to engage in research within the college and across other health science units at the university. Preference will be given to candidates with evidence of high-quality scholarly work, including presentations at professional meetings and publications of basic or clinical research.

The College is completing a $95 million expansion to its existing facility. As a central component of the new facility is a fully-equipped oral and maxillofacial radiology clinic designed to serve as the primary training site for an advanced education program in oral and maxillofacial radiology.

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry is the fourth largest public dental school in the United States and the only public dental school in Ohio. Comprised of ten divisions representing all major ADA-recognized dental specialties, the college is part of the university health science center.  The college is physically connected to and professionally affiliated with The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. This relationship provides substantial and significant opportunities for inter-professional education, research, and patient care initiatives among the seven health science colleges on campus.  Ohio State’s Columbus campus sits within the nation’s 15th largest city, which has been recognized as an emerging hub for high-tech companies and a center for education, health care and the arts.  

Qualified candidates must possess a DDS/DMD degree or international equivalent and be eligible for a regular or limited teaching license in the State of Ohio. Additional information is available at dental.ohio.gov/licensinginfo.stm-foreign. Candidates must also have completed advanced training in a CODA-accredited oral and maxillofacial radiology program and be certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Candidates eligible for joint appointment within the Department of Radiology in Ohio State’s College of Medicine (radiology.osu.edu) will be considered favorably.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a desire to create an environment that promotes collegiality, collaboration, and cultural diversity among members of various education, research, and service communities. A willingness to serve as a role model and advocate for the ideals of professionalism and high ethical standards in a health science educational setting is essential.

The Ohio State University is a premier employer that provides exceptional rewards, including start-up packages and medical, dental, and vision benefits. The university’s competitive salaries and benefits packages include generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and more. For detailed information, visit hr.osu.edu/benefits.

Only electronic applications will be accepted.  Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary, administrative augmentation, and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications. Candidates should submit a personal statement that delineates professional qualifications and career goals, along with curriculum vitae and three professional references to John M. Nusstein, DDS, MS, Chair of the Search Committee, at osudentistryrecruitment@osu.edu. For more information about the position and the college, visit dentistry.osu.edu.

The College of Dentistry’s atmosphere is one of collaboration and inclusiveness, where differences in thought and experience are embraced and celebrated.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.