The University of Washington School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment. We welcome applicants to apply for a full-time, 12 months service period, Clinical Assistant Professor dental-pathway position with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2019. The dental pathway track is not tenure eligible, and may have a three to five year term, to be reviewed for reappointment at the end of each term. The appointee is to be engaged primarily in teaching and clinical care. Scholarship may be more broadly defined, compared to tenure and research tracks. Responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching in pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels, continuing education, and clinical practice including IV sedation. Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications of the selected applicant. We are particularly interested in applicants with a diverse background and range of experiences.
The University of Washington faculty engages in teaching, research and service. The University of Washington School Of Dentistry is ranked No. 3 in the world for oral research by the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities, and was placed fourth in the United States, and 14th in the world in the annual Quacquarelli Symonds Work University Rankings. The Department of Periodontics is a collegial, vibrant, interactive community of clinicians and researchers who are committed to advancing the science of periodontology and creating new knowledge. We seek to serve the school, the community, the state and the profession by providing and fostering periodontal care to improve dental/orofacial and overall health. We aspire to educate high quality individuals not only to serve as outstanding clinicians and community leaders, but also to be academic leaders who can advance the field of periodontology.
Qualifications include D.D.S./D.M.D. or foreign equivalent, completion of a CODA-accredited advanced education program in periodontics, eligibility for certification as a diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, and ability to practice dentistry in the State of Washington.
Applications, including a letter of interest, CV, and names and addresses of three references should be submitted in Interfolio. Screening of applicants will begin immediately; the position is open until filled.
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