University of Utah School of Dentistry – Pediatric Dentist

The University of Utah School of Dentistry (UUSOD) is seeking a Pediatric Dentist with the skills and interest to educate and train an exceptionally talented group of pre-doc dental students. The UUSOD thrives on high-quality education and innovation while being committed to providing care to underserved populations across the state of Utah.
The position is available in the Career-Line (Clinical) Track. Salary and rank will be commensurate with education, experience, and FTE. This position requires 0.2-1.0 FTE or a 1-5-day commitment per week.

Qualifications:

  • DDS or equivalent degree
  • Specialty training in the field of Pediatrics
  • Board certification (or are eligible for board certification)

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to educating and mentoring students in the DDS program. In addition, this position will work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary care of patients in the restorative, prosthetic, endodontic, oral surgery, and oral diagnosis sections of the UUSOD. Evidence-based care is integral to all of our programs. Clinical training occurs within the School of Dentistry and its satellite community health clinics.

The UUSOD has many opportunities for career advancement and leadership development. Compensation is based on the published ADEA compensation ranges, and we offer an excellent benefits package, including immediate vesting of 14.2% to retirement with no match required, for all faculty who work more than 50% time (0.5FTE). We also offer up to 25 vacation days per year and much more. You can learn more about the benefits package at www.benefits.utah.edu/.

The school fosters a humanistic, evidence-based approach to education and patient care. We are looking for applicants who are committed to creating a humanistic environment. We seek applicants with insights and vision for partnering with community organizations to improve access to care for underserved communities and will educate and mentor dental students to be technically proficient in all aspects of primary oral health, as well as serve as role models for the 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.

Candidates must submit a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter that summarizes teaching, clinical, and scholarly experiences, and three professional references’ names/contact information. All references must be outside the University of Utah and/or its affiliates.

Submit all applications to: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/164202.

Inquiries may be directed to:

Jeri Bullock, D.D.S.
Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs
University of Utah School of Dentistry
jeri.bullock@hsc.utah.edu

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