Clinic Director

University of California Los Angeles

United States

Health Sciences Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Dental Clinic Director

Job #JPF06262
  • DENTISTRY / Dentistry / UCLA

Recruitment Period

Open March 22nd, 2021 through Wednesday, Apr 21, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

If you apply to this recruitment by April 21st, 2021, you will have until April 25th, 2021 to complete your application.

Position description

The University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry invites qualified applications for a full‐time Health Sciences Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, with an appointment in the appropriate academic unit. The Dental Clinic Director reports directly to the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and academic chair. Expertise in the clinical practice of dentistry and practice administration are essential. The desired starting date for this position is July 1, 2021.

The UCLA dental clinics provide over 100,000 patient visits per year and generate revenue in excess of $10M. The scope of responsibilities includes but is not limited to the following:

• Dental clinic operations, including new patient services, billing, cashiering, records, and central sterilization
• Supervision of full time Group Practice Directors (GPDs), half time Group Practice Leaders (GPLs), and Group Practice Administrators (GPA)
• Oversee dental clinic finances, including revenue, expenses, and policies
• Oversee dental clinic information management systems (experience with axiUm preferred)
• Participation in curriculum development and teaching various topics, including patient and practice management
• Coordinate dental clinic marketing, including government, foundation, and private sector support
• Final authority to resolve patient conflicts and complaints, and serve as liaison with the UCLA Risk Management Office

Applicants must possess: (1) a DMD/DDS degree from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) or equivalent, and (2) a California dental license in good standing (or be eligible to obtain one).

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) statement, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Steven Shaevel, Academic Personnel Director, via UCLA Recruit.

UCLA seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy. (

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching - Please describe experience if any in Predoctoral and Postdoctoral dental education.
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

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