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Assistant/Associate Professor - Teaching Track, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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School / Campus / College: School of Dentistry

Organization: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Title: Assistant/Associate Professor - Teaching Track, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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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 or Associate Teaching Professor position. The Department of OMS resides in 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, UW Northwest Hospital, and Swedish Hospital.

The department seeks to hire a full-time faculty member who will engage productively in clinical activities and provide excellent patient care, teach and mentor residents and predoctoral dental students, and contribute to the department’s mission. The successful applicant will be expected to engage in the department's goals of academic service, 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 candidate 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. 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 specialty residency in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery and a secondary degree in a related field.

The base salary range for this position will be $22,900 - $31,250 per month, commensurate with experience and qualifications, or as mandated by a U.S. Department of Labor prevailing wage determination. 


  • DMD/DDS degree from an American Dental Association-accredited institution or foreign equivalent.
  • Must be board-certified or board eligible in oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMS).
  • Current Washington state dental license (or eligibility to acquire one, or a Washington state faculty license by the time of employment)
  • Completed or will complete a fellowship in microvascular reconstructive surgery by the start date or at least 3 years of experience in microvascular reconstructive surgery. 


Applications, including a letter of interest, CV, diversity statement (past and planned contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion), 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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