Assistant/Associate Professor of Oral Biology (73741)
Apr 29, 2021
The University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) Department of Oral Biology is seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The incumbent will work closely with College of Dentistry faculty and will be expected to establish collaborations with other Colleges, Institutes and Centers at the University. In addition to maintaining a robust research program, duties will include service activities as well as teaching, training, and mentoring DMD and PhD students; clinical assignments may also be available. UFCD is one of the leading dental schools in the United States devoted to improving and promoting oral health throughout Florida, the nation and worldwide through excellence in teaching, research, patient care and service.
The University of Florida, a member of the AAU, is the largest and most comprehensive public university in the State of Florida, with large undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate educational programs. The UF Health Science Center and its six colleges (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, Veterinary Medicine) are co-located on the Gainesville campus, with additional teaching, research, and patient care sites in Jacksonville, Orlando, elsewhere across Florida, and internationally. Gainesville offers an unparalleled college town environment with outstanding public and private schools, affordable housing, superb year-round recruitment opportunities and a temperate climate.
For more information about the University of Florida College of Dentistry, visit: www.dental.ufl.edu.
Applicants must have a demonstrated record of expertise and productivity in areas that may include pathogen biology and host/pathogen interactions, oral cellular biology, inflammation and immunology, or oral cancer. Minimum requirements include individuals with a PhD or equivalent, or holding both a DDS/DMD or MD and PhD. Applicants for Associate Professor should have a demonstrated ability to develop an independent and interactive research program with a strong and consistent record of external funding and quality peer-reviewed publications.
Salary and academic rank are commensurate with credentials and experience.
Applicants should attach curriculum vitae, cover letter describing their interest in the position, a statement of present and future research interests, and a list of three references with their application for consideration. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/.
The University of Florida is an equal opportunity institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff.
The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law.