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University of Utah School of Dentistry
Salt Lake City, Utah
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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The University of Utah School of Dentistry (UUSOD) is seeking a dentist with an advanced background or specialty training in prosthodontics with the skills and interest to educate and train an exceptionally talented group of students in a university environment.

Responsibilities will include 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 our programs. Clinical training occurs within the School of Dentistry and its satellite community health clinics. The UUSOD thrives on high-quality education and innovation while being committed to providing care to underserved populations across the state of Utah.

Faculty are hired at the Instructor, Assistant, Associate, or Professor rank in the (Clinical) Track or Tenure Track lines. The candidate’s experience and qualifications determine rank.

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 that work 50% time. We also offer up to 25 vacation days per year and much more. You can learn more about the benefits package at This position requires 0.6 to1 FTE or a 3 to 5 day commitment per week.

Qualified candidates should have a DDS or equivalent degree, advance or specialty training in the field of Prosthodontics, and qualify for a dental license in Utah. Requirements for a Utah dental license are found on DOPL.

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. The successful candidate will educate and mentor dental students to be technically proficient in all aspects of primary oral health care and will 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. Finally, we seek applicants with insights and vision for partnering with other primary healthcare professionals to improve oral and overall health for patients.

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:

Inquiries may be directed to:

Jeri Bullock, D.D.S.

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

University of Utah School of Dentistry

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