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Endodontics Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor

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The College of Dentistry at The Ohio State University seeking applicants for a full-time clinical track faculty member at the rank of assistant or associate professor in the Division of Endodontics. The primary responsibilities for this position will be contributing to didactic and clinical instruction in the predoctoral and graduate programs of the division. Other duties include supporting the overall mission of the division, practicing in the college’s intramural/extramural Dental Faculty Practice, participating in university and college governance, and contributing to the college’s continuing education program.

As an R1 research-intensive university with seven health science colleges on its campus, Ohio State provides the optimum environment for the College of Dentistry to meet is tripartite mission of education, research, and service. The college distinguishes itself nationally by engaging faculty throughout the campus, around the state, and across the country in a host of experiences that provide enriching opportunities. The College of Dentistry is Ohio’s only state-supported dental school, and it educates more than 60% of the state’s dentists. Comprised of ten divisions, the college supports seven advanced education programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, in addition to residency training programs in general practice and dental anesthesiology. The college also benefits from a National Institutes of Health T32 award that supports its PhD in oral biology program

The Division of Endodontics is recognized for its excellence in teaching, research, and professional service. With three Board Certified full-time faculty and twelve part-time faculty members, the division offers a vibrant environment for endodontic instruction at all levels. Demonstrated state and national leadership by the endodontics faculty influences the development of the specialty within the academic and practice communities. And, the division’s international reputation in dental local anesthesia and pain management provides opportunities for students, residents, and faculty to engage in clinically relevant research.

Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree and a certificate of advanced education in endodontics from a CODA-accredited institution. They also must be eligible for a regular or limited teaching license by the Ohio State Dental Board. Information on state dental licensure is available at dental.ohio.gov/Licensure/Dentist.aspx. Board certification or board eligibility by the American Board of Endodontics is also highly desirable. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in dental education and an MS, PhD, EdD, or other advanced degree.

The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a desire to create an environment that promotes collegiality and collaboration among members of various education, research, service, and cultural 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.

Only electronic applications will be accepted.  Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.  Salary 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 Nusstein, DDS, MS, Chair, Division of Endodontics, at osudentistryrecruitment@osu.edu. For more information about the position and the college, visit dentistry.osu.edu.

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. Please visit https://hr.osu.edu/benefits for detailed information.

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.