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Assistant Professor of General Dentistry

Creighton University Omaha, NE

Creighton University School of Dentistry is looking for a Assistant Professor of General Dentistry.   We are seeking a motivated individual to support the didactic and clinical curricula of the school including patient services through the School’s pre-doctoral clinic model.


The 12-month position will work with a team of dedicated faculty who are building on a rich legacy of excellence in dental education and expanding our capacity as a national resource in the dental profession. Responsibilities include supporting the delivery of the curriculum notably in the preclinical courses and labs in addition to the clinic.


Primary appointment will be in the Department of General Dentistry. Qualified candidates must have:

A DDS or DMD degree or, an equivalent degree from an international program along with completion of an ADA accredited clinical specialty program and successful completion of Part I and Part II of the National Board Dental Examination, prior to the date of hire.  


Preferred qualifications include a master’s degree or certificate in Operative Dentistry or Dental Materials; or certificate from an advanced General Dentistry program; or a multi-year general dentistry commitment as part of military service for the purpose of joining existing faculty in dental materials research and advanced restorative techniques, which may include digital dentistry applications.


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


Candidates must possess an unrestricted Nebraska Dental License or be eligible to obtain an unrestricted Nebraska Dental License and acquire credentialing from applicable third-party payer systems.


General dentists are encouraged to apply. Candidates must also possess strong organizational and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in a collegial, interdisciplinary environment.  This is a Clinician Educator, tenure-track position.



Creighton is a Catholic and Jesuit comprehensive university committed to excellence in undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs. 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. Omaha boasts a lively, thriving metropolitan community conveniently located in the nation’s heartland.

Academic rank will be based upon qualifications.


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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 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 



Date Posted March 19, 2023
Date Closes March 18, 2024
Requisition 220890
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00

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