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School of Dentistry Periodontist

University of Utah Employment Site
Salt Lake, Utah, United States
The University of Utah School of Dentistry ( UUSOD ) is accepting applications for a full-time periodontist/clinician scientist to join our dental school faculty. The position is available in the Tenure-line or Career-line (Clinical Track) at the Assistant, Associate, or full Professor rank. Rank will be determined by the candidate’s experience and qualifications. Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to, supporting the creation of a specialty residency program in the discipline, in addition to didactic and clinical periodontal education, mentoring students in the predoctoral program, and engaging in research. Initial responsibilities will include didactic and clinical periodontal education and mentoring students in the predoctoral program and engaging in research activity. Future responsibilities will include preparing for the creation of a specialty residency program in periodontology. The successful applicant must have a background as a clinical scientist. This will be especially important to the needs of the future periodontal residency. Current timeline goals will be dependent on the Initial Accreditation Application for a Developing Advanced Dental Education Program in Periodontics. The goal will be to offer periodontal residency training in 4-5 years. This position will work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary care of patients in the restorative, prosthodontic, endodontic, oral surgery, and oral diagnosis sections of the UUSOD . Evidence-based care is integral to all our programs. Candidates must have the skills, capacities, and interests to educate and train an exceptionally talented group of students in a university environment. Abundant opportunities exist to develop curricula to meet the needs of today’s contemporary predoctoral and postdoctoral dental students. The University of Utah Health thrives on innovation and is committed to leading the nation in the transformation of health care. Beyond our competitive salary, the University’s and School of Dentistry’s benefits program is tremendous, including: health care, prescription drug, behavioral health, dental, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement plans, supplemental retirement plans, retiree benefits, accidental death & dismemberment, disability, life insurances, long-term care, home and auto insurance, legal plans, military benefits, and large tuition benefits for you and family (see more details here: ). Qualified candidates must have completed a CODA accredited specialty program in Periodontics. The successful candidate must be a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology. Qualified candidates should have a DDS or equivalent degree and qualify for a dental license in Utah. Requirements for a Utah dental license is found on DOPL . 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: David Okano, DDS , MS Section Head, Periodontics Chair of the Periodontist Search Committee University of Utah School of Dentistry Review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 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.