Lead Dentist for Software Research & Development (m/f/d)

Location: Darmstadt
Job Type: Full time

To strengthen our Align/exocad Software Research Team we are looking for you as a

Lead Dentist for Software Research & Development (m/f/d)

(Leitender Zahnarzt für Softwareforschung und -entwicklung (m/w/d)

For Advanced Technology Development Software Research

As the Lead Dentist and part of the Advanced Technology Development Team, you will be responsible for clinical input and leadership in our Software Research. You will help us invent, research and develop cutting-edge solutions to some of the most difficult problems in dentistry, whether in visualization, simulation, analysis and other areas to help Align Technology provide better Orthodontic, Restorative, Image Capture, Simulations, Treatment Planning, Visualizations, Manufacturing solutions to our patients, partner dentists and laboratories. We expect you to unlock incredible new experiences leveraging the experience we have with more than 10,000,000 patients.

The main tasks may include

  • Clinical coaching of the Advanced Development Software Research team
  • Responsible for recruiting & managing clinical labeling specialists helping you label training data for AI and machine learning
  • Responsible to coordinate & collect & analyze high-quality feedback on the resulting clinical output of AI and machine learning algorithms
  • Proposing ideas for the team of current & future research projects
  • Be the Advanced Technology Development team main link with the Global Clinical teams
  • Working cross-functionally with the Clinical, Product Marketing, Customer Care, Sales teams to help drive innovation
  • Coordinating visits to/from practicing dentists & clinical speakers for the Advanced Technology Development team
  • Imagine, Collect & Analyze the potential future product needs of customers

The personal requirements

  • Degree in dentistry with a minimum of 4 years of experience practicing dentistry
  • 1+ year of experience in managing a team
  • 1+ year of working with Dental Computer Aided Design or Manufacturing software tools
  • Some experience or high interest working with Dental Artificial Intelligence tools
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required with the ability to interface with product teams, as well as internal/external customers
  • The ideal candidate must possess exceptional problem-solving and decision-making skills; have an exceptional level of commitment and a positive can-do attitude
  • Ability to communicate with people, to clearly express thoughts
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

What we offer you

  • Exciting and wide range of tasks in a dynamic and growth-oriented software company
  • Flat hierarchies and efficient decision-making processes
  • A positive working atmosphere that promotes both individual freedom and responsibility
  • Strong team spirit
  • Modern offices and cutting-edge work equipment
  • Flexible working and home office
  • Education and training
  • Sport and work life balance
  • Free drinks and snacks
  • Canteen with own cook
  • Corporate events
  • Job ticket

Our Mission

exocad's mission is to make high-quality dental restorations accessible to everyone. At exocad you will work on a product that gives people more quality of life every day. exocad offers you a very interesting working environment in one of the market-leading software companies in the dental industry.

Have we aroused your interest?

If this position challenges you and fits your qualifications and professional goals, we look forward to receiving your application.

Please use our online form for the application:


For questions, please contact:

exocad GmbH | Personnel Department | Christian Agne | Julius-Reiber-Str. 37 | D-64293 Darmstadt | E-Mail: recruiting@exocad.com| Phone.: 06151 6294-133
Web: www.exocad.com

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* The job title does not mean the male variant, but stands for the gender-neutral designation of the profession. People are welcome regardless of gender, origin, sexual orientation and religion.