Pre-doctoral Director - Clinical Assistant Professor Dental Pathway

Seattle, Washington
Sep 09, 2019
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Pre-doctoral Director - Clinical Assistant Professor Dental Pathway

Seattle, Washington
Open Date:
Aug 15, 2019

The University Of Washington School Of Dentistry, Department of Pediatric Dentistry is committed to building a preeminent pediatric dentistry learning program. We invite applicants to apply for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor Dental Pathway position. The dental pathway track is not tenure eligible. The initial appointment for this rank consists of two 3-year terms subject to review for reappointment to a second term. The person holding this position is to be engaged primarily in teaching and clinical care; scholarship may be more broadly defined compared to tenure and research tracks. Responsibilities include the directorship of the predoctoral program, clinical and didactic teaching at predoctoral and postdoctoral levels, participating in resident and student research projects, continuing education, and clinical practice including sedation and general anesthesia. 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 School Of Dentistry is ranked fourth in the United States and fourteenth in the world in the annual Quacquarelli Symonds Work University Rankings, and third in the world for oral research by the 2018 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

The members of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry share responsibilities, exercise participative leadership, and operate by consensus. We seek to serve the school, the community and the profession by providing and fostering pediatric dental care to improve the overall health of children. We strive to educate high quality predoctoral students and residents to serve as outstanding clinicians, academicians, and community leaders who can advance the discipline of pediatric dentistry. This position will build our department's reputation nationally and internationally through excellence in teaching and will benefit from passion, clinical expertise, resilience, grit and a sense of humor.


Qualifications include DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent, completion of a CODA-accredited advanced education program in pediatric dentistry, current standing as a diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and the ability to practice dentistry in the State of Washington.

The candidate must be eligible to obtain a State of Washington permit to administer moderate sedation or moderate sedation with parenteral agents. The candidate is expected to obtain this permit subsequent to employment. The anticipated start date: May 2020.

Application Instructions:

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, CV, and names and addresses of three (3) references through Interfolio. Screening of applications will begin immediately. The position will remain open until filled. Completed applications received by November 15, 2019 will be given preferred consideration.

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