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Assistant/Associate/Professor - Tenure/Tenure Track

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School / Campus / College: School of Dentistry

Organization: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Title: Assistant/Associate/Professor - Tenure/Tenure Track

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Position Description

The University of Washington (UW) School of Dentistry is ranked among the top 10 dental schools in the United States. The UW is an internationally ranked public university, serving diverse students, faculty, and staff, and is committed to educating and working in a multicultural environment. The institution engages in teaching, research, and service. The University of Washington, as both a state government institution and a public university, meets the federal requirement of a “public service organization” as defined  by the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Program.

The UW School of Dentistry is a 12-month service school. The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) is seeking a full-time faculty member for an Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor – Tenure/Tenure track appointment for Oral Pathology. The Department of OMS resides at the School of Dentistry, with clinical affiliations at the University of Washington Medical Center (UWMC), Harborview Medical Center (HMC), Seattle Children’s Hospital (SCH), Puget Sound VA Hospital, and Northwest and Swedish Hospitals.

The department seeks to hire a full-time faculty member who will provide predoctoral and graduate instruction in Oral Pathology, and direct and provide clinical laboratory services as a faculty clinician. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in the department's goals of academic service, research, work in a teaching environment, collaborate in a dialectic culture, and observe evidence-based clinical practices. The anticipated start date for this position is June 1, 2023.

The successful applicant - 

  • will teach predoctoral and graduate courses in Oral Pathology, including designing and delivering evidence-based teaching materials and content for lectures to students. 
  • will be expected to evaluate student learning within curriculum assessment requirements in a university setting
  • will provide oral pathology biopsy services in a clinical laboratory setting, including examination of tissue samples, interpreting results of testing, and diagnosing from microscopic, biochemical, and other test results to support treatments for oral health conditions.
  • will be expected to innovate and create teaching/research/service models incorporating diversity, equity, and inclusion.

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is committed to building a diverse, equitable, inclusive learning environment. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to diversity and equity in teaching, research, scholarship, and service. We invite a broad range of scholars with diverse perspectives to join us.

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to, completion of a residency program in a CODA-accredited dental specialty residency in Oral Medicine and Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology and a secondary degree in a related field.

The base salary range for this position will be $10,000 - $18,334 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 

Other compensation associated with this position may derive from providing pathology services.



  • DMD/DDS degree from an American Dental Association-accredited institution or foreign equivalent.
  • Must be board certified in oral pathology or board eligible.
  • Current Washington state dental license (or eligibility to acquire one, or a Washington state faculty license by the time of employment)
  • Must demonstrate teaching and research ability either through a record of substantial success in teaching and research in the discipline or through outstanding mature teaching and scholarship accomplishments in the discipline as evidenced by national or international recognition.


Applications, including a letter of interest, CV, diversity statement (past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion), research statement, and list of three references (name, work title, affiliated institution, phone number and email address), should be addressed to the attention of Dr. Sujit K Joginpally, Director of Operations, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Washington School of Dentistry. 

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Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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