The School of Dentistry at the University of Utah invites
applications for tenure‐track and career line (non‐tenure track) clinical
faculty at the assistant, associate or full professor ranks. Rank and track
will be determined by the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
We seek accomplished dental clinicians who are educators
and scholars with the skills, capacities and interests for training an
exceptionally talented pool of students within a university environment that
thrives on innovation and is committed to leading the nation in the
transformation of health care.
Qualified candidates should have a D.D.S. or equivalent degree. Individuals
with dental specialty training and board certification as well as Ph.D. degrees
are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities will include educating and training students in the DDS
program that provides an integrated curriculum in the foundational sciences.
The school has developed a strong core of interprofessional education and
patient care with its partners in medicine, pharmacy, health and nursing and
seamlessly integrates evidence‐based decision making in all of its programs.
Our inter‐disciplinary educational forums utilize case analyses in team‐based
settings. Clinical training will occur within the school, hospital and
community health clinic settings.
Successful candidates are those who are committed to training dental students
to be technically proficient in all aspects of primary oral health care
delivery and who can serve as role models for compassionate and ethical care of
patients. We also seek individuals whose drive and intellectual curiosity help
advance research that leads to new therapeutics for dentistry. By embracing
society’s need for training dentists who can partner with other primary health
care providers to improve oral and overall health for patients, we seek
applicants with insights and vision for the newly emerging role of dentists
within team‐based health care delivery settings.
Opportunities abound at the University of Utah to assist faculty in developing
skills as evidence‐based educators, learners and leaders for academic
dentistry. The institution just renewed its Center for Clinical Translational Science
that serves as a rich resource for patient‐oriented research methodology and
mentoring. Leadership opportunities are available for those applicants who wish
to spearhead programs directed at transforming academic dentistry and the
practice of an integrated primary oral health care delivery for all segments of
Candidates should submit current curriculum vitae along
with a cover letter that summarizes teaching, clinical and scholarly
experiences. View the the full posting here.
may be directed to:
Dr. James H. Bekker
Chair of Faculty Search Committee, School of Dentistry
Review begins immediately and will continue until all positions are filled.
We have a singular
opportunity in this new School to define the future
of our institution and our
The University of Utah is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race,
national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender
identity/expression, disability, or status as a Protected Veteran.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the
application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To
inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination policy or to request
disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity
and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801)581‐8365.
The University of Utah values candidates who have
experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and
possess a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for
historically underrepresented students. The University of Utah Health Sciences Center is a
patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership,
and respect. The University of Utah HSC values candidates who are committed to
fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation,
accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to
the mission of the University of Utah Health Sciences Center.