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Associate Teaching Professor - Periodontics

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School / Campus / College: School of Dentistry

Organization: Periodontics

Title: Associate Teaching Professor - Periodontics

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Position Description

The Department of Periodontics is seeking a non-tenure track position as a full-time Associate Teaching Professor. This appointment is a 12-month (July 1 - June 30) service period with an anticipated start date of January 18, 2022.  The Department of Periodontics is a collegial community of clinicians and researchers who are committed to advancing the science of periodontology and known for the exceptional quality of its predoctoral and advanced education programs. The Department has dedicated and experienced faculty, both full and part-time, all of whom are committed to excellence in education, patient care, scholarly activity, and research. Faculty in the Department are active in dental school and university-wide affairs as well as in the American Academy of Periodontology, the American Dental Association, the American Dental Education Association, and the American Association for Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research.

The University of Washington faculty engages in teaching, research, and service. This position will participate in all aspects of the predoctoral periodontics program including the development, delivery and evaluation of the curriculum associated with the program. Responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching in the predoctoral program; supervision of the predoctoral periodontics clinical care team, including part-time faculty and affiliate faculty; supervision of predoctoral and graduate student research projects; service; and provide continuing dental education instruction. Our goal is to recruit a strong candidate who will build a long and successful career that advances the teaching mission of the Department.

The appointment of an Associate Teaching Professor shall be for a period not to exceed seven years. The normal appointment period shall be for a minimum of three years, subject to reappointment review by voting-eligible faculty in the Department as well as the availability of funding and departmental needs. Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.

The Department of Periodontics is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment. 


DDS/PhD, RDH/PhD or foreign equivalent, and a minimum of seven (7) years teaching experience in a dental school setting. The successful candidate will be expected to possess a record of excellence in instruction, which may be demonstrated by exemplary success in curricular design and implementation; student mentoring; and service and leadership to the department, school, university, and professional organizations.



Applicants must submit a letter of interest, diversity statement, curriculum vitae, and a list of three references to the attention of Frank A. Roberts, Acting Chair, Department of Periodontics, University of Washington School of Dentistry.  Priority will be given to applications received by December 20, 2021.



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