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Division of Pediatric Dentistry Chair

Recruitment Period

Open date: June 20th, 2018
Last review date: Monday, Nov 12, 2018 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: Friday, Dec 20, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


Position Announcement
The University of California, San Francisco
School of Dentistry
Chair of the Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Department of Orofacial Sciences

Applications are sought for the position of Chair of the Division of Pediatric Dentistry in the Department of Orofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry at the University of California, San Francisco. Candidates should be eligible for appointment as Associate or Full Professor. The selected candidate will be appointed in a tenure track, clinical track, or a series commensurate with qualifications.

The applicant must be eligible for dental licensure in California, have specialty training in Pediatric Dentistry from an ADA-accredited program, strong clinical expertise and board certification in Pediatric Dentistry. Responsibilities include administration of the research, clinical and educational programs of the division, mentorship of faculty and residents, and management of divisional finances and resources. The chair is also responsible for the maintenance and growth of research activities within the division and for maintaining and strengthening interactions with the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals in San Francisco and Oakland. Close academic, research and clinical links exist with the other divisions in the Department, with the other departments in the School of Dentistry and with the School of Medicine. Preferred candidates should have an international reputation in Pediatric Dentistry, leadership experience, relevant administrative experience, and a sound understanding of basic and / or clinical research in pediatric dentistry with a track record of NIH funding.

Interested applicants should submit a letter of intent, CV, statement of contribution to diversity, and the names of three references electronically, via AP Recruit at Preference will be given to applications received by the designated review date, and the position is open until filled.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.

Job location

San Francisco, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)