Faculty Position in Dentistry

University of California Los Angeles

United States

Hospital Dentistry Faculty Position-Non-Tenured -track

Job #JPF08070
  • Dentistry / Dentistry / UCLA

Position overview

Position title:Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor

Application Window

Open date: December 13, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Feb 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Monday, Feb 13, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The UCLA School of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the level of Health Sciences Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor in the Section of Hospital Dentistry, in addition this position will serve as the Program Director for the General Practice Residency Program. This full-time, clinical track position is available immediately and the search will remain open until the position has been filled.

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

Primary responsibilities of the position include clinical and didactic teaching for the residents in the Section of Hospital Dentistry and administrative duties involved as a Residency Program Director. Applicants should be experienced in hospital-based General Practice Residency Program including management of patients in the OR setting, familiarity with treating patients with complex medical conditions such as end stage organ diseases, head and neck cancer, and individuals with special health care needs. The applicant should also be comfortable with IV moderate sedation techniques along with management of dental trauma. An opportunity for part-time intramural private practice will also be available.

The individual will also engage in teaching predoctoral students, research/scholarship activities consistent with the professional goals and program needs and contribute service to the School and profession.

Applicants must possess: (1) DDS or an equivalent degree; (2) completion of a General Residency Practice Program; and (3) a California dental license (or be eligible for licensure in California). In addition, preference will be given to candidates with outstanding patient care activities and experience in teaching, as well as demonstration or likely commitment to diversity-related teaching/research/service. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, EDI statement, research plan, teaching statement, and the names of three references, via UCLA Recruit (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08070).

For further questions please reach out to Meg Malasarte, Academic Personnel Director. (email: mmalasarte@dentistry.ucla.edu )

The University of California is committed to creating and maintaining a community dedicated to the advancement, application, and transmission of knowledge and creative endeavors through academic excellence, where all individuals who participate in University programs and activities can work and learn together in a safe and secure environment, free of violence, harassment, bullying and other demeaning behavior, discrimination, exploitation, or intimidation.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

• DDS or an equivalent degree

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter (Optional)
  • Statement of Research (Optional)
  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)
  • 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 EDI Statement FAQ document.
  • Reference check authorization release form - Complete and upload the reference check authorization release form
  • Misc / Additional (Optional)
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Please provide contact information only for your references.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF08070

Help contact: lcariga@dentistry.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

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