Assistant Professor, Chair of the Department of Endodontics (Internal Only)

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Omaha, NEBRASKA

Creighton University invites nominations and applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Endodontics. The Chair will  provide direction and management of the didactic, pre-clinical, and clinical instruction in coordination with the other departments and the School’s pre-doctoral curriculum.  

This position involves engaging the faculty of the department in research and service activities in alignment with the mission and purpose of the department, School and University.  

The Chair will need to work collaboratively in a collegial environment with other department Chairs and leadership of the School to assure that the department is integrated within the School and the University and fosters the continued growth of the team practice model.  

Primary appointment will be in the Department of Endodontics. Candidates must possess a DDS/DMD and present a sustained record of teaching, scholarship, and service. 
The position includes advancement opportunity through rank and tenure processes of the University.

Creighton is an EEO/AA employer and strives to create and maintain a diverse education community.



Candidates must possess a DDS/DMD and present a sustained record of teaching, scholarship, and service. 

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

Exposure to Blood Borne pathogens:  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.   Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice.


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