Clinical-Track Assistant or Associate Professor – The Ohio State University

Department: Dentistry | Pediatric Dentistry

Clinical faculty (regardless of rank) – faculty positions within the university that are not tenure track and not eligible for tenure; on a fixed term contract. Persons with the title of professor-clinical, associate professor-clinical, assistant professor-clinical and instructor-clinical. Duties and responsibilities are assigned in accordance with the workload guidelines laid out in the pattern of administration of each faculty department and, as appropriate, regional campus; Clinical faculty are teacher/practitioners and will be engaged primarily in teaching activities. These faculty normally have earned doctorate or other terminal degree in the relevant field or equivalent experience.

The Ohio State University College of Dentistry (OSUCOD) and Nationwide Children’s Hospital (NCH) seek applications for a full-time clinical track faculty position at the rank of assistant or associate professor for the Division of Pediatric Dentistry at OSUCOD and the Department of Dentistry at NCH.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Didactic teaching and clinical instruction and supervision of residents.
  • As well as dental and dental hygiene students in all sites of patient care.

This candidate will also provide direct patient care in a hospital-based practice, participate in scholarly activity, and rotate on-call duties with other full-time faculty. Other duties include contributing to the overall mission of the division and department participating in university, college, and hospital governance and providing support to the college’s continuing education programs.

As a research-intensive university with seven health science colleges on its campus, The Ohio State University provides the optimal environment for a faculty member to meet their tripartite mission of education, research, and service. Comprised of ten divisions, OSUCOD supports eight advanced dental education programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. For more information about the position and the college, visit

NCH is the second largest pediatric hospital in the United States. Its Department of Dentistry, with Sections of Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics, and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, provides the full range of dental and ancillary services in a 30-chair dental clinic that is complemented by dedicated dental surgery operating rooms, all of which utilize Epic Wisdom and digital radiography. The Department sees a high volume of patients for ambulatory clinic visits, dental surgeries, sedations, emergency department visits, and provides care for inpatients. The pediatric dentistry residency training program is CODA-approved for 20 residents with NCH serving as the primary clinical training site.


  • Applicants must have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent,
  • A certificate from a CODA-accredited advanced education program in pediatric dentistry and be a candidate for board certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Applicants must also possess the qualifications required to obtain an Ohio dental license and sedation permit, to be credentialed at the OSUCOD, and to obtain a medical staff appointment at NCH.

Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. As part of this process, the university may conduct faculty misconduct background checks, see for more information.

To learn more and apply, please visit:

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.

About Nationwide Children’s Hospital
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World Report’s 2022-23 list of “Best Children’s Hospitals,” Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of America’s largest not-for-profit free-standing pediatric health care systems providing unique expertise in pediatric population health, behavioral health, genomics and health equity as the next frontiers in pediatric medicine, leading to best outcomes for the health of the whole child. Integrated clinical and research programs, as well as prioritizing quality and safety, are part of what allows Nationwide Children’s to advance its unique model of care. Nationwide Children’s has a staff of more than 14,000 that provides state-of-the-art wellness, preventive and rehabilitative care and diagnostic treatment during more than 1.6 million patient visits annually. As home to the Department of Pediatrics of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Nationwide Children’s physicians train the next generation of pediatricians and pediatric specialists. The Abigail Wexner Research Institute at Nationwide Children’s Hospital is one of the Top 10 National Institutes of Health-funded free-standing pediatric research facilities. More information is available at


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