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Academic Careers

Below are valuable resources to help you decide if teaching is right for you.

Top Five Reasons to be an Educator

How do the rewards of going into academics compare to the rewards of other professional careers? The AAE Educational Affairs Committee has identified the top five reasons why you should consider a career in education!

  1. Share Your Knowledge
    Share expertise through collaboration and allegiance with other faculty members.
  2. Ensure Quality Endodontists
    Influence the future of the endodontic specialty by training competent and ethical endodontists.
  3. Make an Impact on the Specialty
    Give back to the specialty by contributing to breakthroughs in field developments and innovative research.
  4. Build Strong Relationships With Colleagues
    Unite with other colleagues who share a common purpose of furthering the endodontic specialty through academia.
  5. Lead a Satisfying Career
    Enjoy a profession that is rewarding, self-fulfilling and guarantees life-long learning.

Job Search Resources

The AAE Career Center and the printed Journal of Endodontics Associate Registry are two valuable resources for finding available faculty positions or placing a position wanted advertisement. Placement fees are waived for educators placing a print or online ad. For assistance, please contact or call 888-491-8833.

The American Dental Education Association's DentalEdJobs, an online job board, is another resource for faculty job searches. Links are also included in the ADEA Bulletin of Dental Education Online.

Visit the Career Center for available position openings in academics!