The University of Utah School of Dentistry (UUSOD) is accepting applications for a career-line (non-tenure track) clinical faculty to work in a multi-disciplinary primary care clinic located in Salt Lake City, Utah. This position will be responsible for overseeing dental clinic operations, student education and interprofessional collaboration with medical providers in a clinic that provides comprehensive care to community members in need. Clinical faculty are hired at the assistant, associate or full professor rank. Rank will be determined by the candidate’s experience and qualifications.
We seek accomplished clinicians with the skills, capacities and interests to educate and train an exceptionally talented group of students in a university environment that thrives on high quality education, innovation and is committed to providing care to the underserved populations across the state of Utah.
Qualified candidates should have a DDS or equivalent degree and must be eligible for a dental license in the state of Utah. Individuals with dental specialty training and board certification as well as PhD degrees are encouraged to apply.
Responsibilities will include educating and mentoring students in the DDS program. The school has fostered strong interprofessional education and patient care with its partners in medicine, pharmacy, health and nursing. Evidence-based care is integral to all of its programs. Our inter-disciplinary educational forums utilize case analyses in team-based settings. Clinical training occurs within the School of Dentistry, hospital and community health clinic settings.
We are looking for applicants who are committed to educating and mentoring dental students to be technically proficient in all aspects of primary oral health care 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 oral health care. We seek applicants with insights and vision for partnering with other primary health care professionals to improve oral and overall health for patients.
Candidates should submit current curriculum vitae along with a cover letter that summarizes teaching, clinical and scholarly experiences, and three professional references. All applications must be submitted at:
Inquires may be directed to:
Dr. Jeri Bullock
Chair of the Faculty Search Committee,
School of Dentistry
Review will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled.
We have a singular opportunity in this new School to define the future
of our institution and our profession!
The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health 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 our mission.
EEO/Diversity Information: 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, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies 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.