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Why the American University of Iraq—Baghdad?

Opening its doors in January 2021, the new American University of Iraq—Baghdad (AUIB) began as a dream of influential individuals in Iraqi and United States business, industry and government who wanted to see a world-class institution of higher learning established in the city, reminiscent of the days when Baghdad was an educational mecca and the flourishing capital of the Muslim world. With a great library, palatial college buildings and student centers, state-of-the-art classrooms, laboratories, and athletic facilities, AUIB’s beautiful campus attracts students, faculty, and staff from throughout the world. We invite you to join us in this exciting new venture.

The College of Dentistry at the American University of Iraq Baghdad (AUIB) is pleased to invite qualified applicants for a full-time dental teaching assistant faculty position.

Using didactic, simulation clinic coursework and learning assessment, the candidate will support professors and instructors in pre-clinical and laboratory classes covering topics related to endodontics, orthodontics, and restorative dentistry, including but not limited to operative dentistry, fixed and removable prosthodontics, and orthodontics. The candidate will be responsible for training site acquisition, student placement, supervision, maintaining student records, and assisting in written and practical tests.

Strategic Objectives that the Candidate Needs to Meet

We seek individuals with good knowledge of dental practices and procedures, including practical ethics and confidentiality; basic dental records, charts, and forms; dental terminology; and good communication, organizational, and teamwork skills to contribute to our educational programs, including preclinical and clinical practice.


  • Assist in pre-clinical or clinical courses in dentistry.
  • Assist in simulation clinic content for all dentistry coursework, including demonstrations of correct procedural techniques, for the student audience.
  • Assist in producing adjunctive educational materials such as demonstration videos or sample laboratory projects for the students to reference.
  • Work with the Laboratory Manager and the College Dean to update and maintain the written exam questions and laboratory manual.
  • Assist in providing students with grade assessments.
  • Contribute to the college’s practice and training facilities and support an environment that facilitates research and scholarly activity.
  • Assisting in student placement activities; accurately and punctually submitting all forms and information needed for attendance accounting and grade reporting to the course director and dean of the College.
  • Attend staff meetings and other meetings as the line manager may require.
  • Collaborating with other professional staff and administrators to improve instructions.
  • Assist in clinic administrative work and lab work.

Experience, Skills, And Educational Requirements

Candidates for this position must have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in dentistry
  • Solid understanding of dental procedures.
  • Experience with digital dental processes such as digital scanning and 3D printing is preferred.
  • Experience in teaching and communication skills is preferred.
  • Operational understanding of American university educational systems.

Application Requirements for Positions at the American University of Iraq—Baghdad


To be considered for any role at the American University of Iraq—Baghdad (AUIB), applicants are required to submit the following documents:

  • Cover Letter: This should detail how your skills and experience align with the specific requirements of the position you are applying for.
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae: Please provide an up-to-date resume or CV.
  • Identification: A valid national ID or passport is required for the application process.
  • Please note that applications missing any of these components will not be considered.

Shortlisted Candidates

If you are shortlisted for an interview, you will need to provide additional documentation:

  • Educational transcripts and certifications must be translated into English.
  • References: You must provide contact details for three references. These individuals should be those who have either worked with you or supervised your work.

We look forward to receiving your complete applications and appreciate your interest in joining our dynamic team at AUIB.

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