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Division of Preclinical Education, Biomaterials & Engineering (PEBE) - HS Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 30th, 2018

Last review date: Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 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: Saturday, May 30, 2020 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.


The University of California, San Francisco, School of Dentistry, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences, is seeking full and part-time faculty members in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series (at the ranks of Assistant or Associate Professor) to support its teaching programs in preclinical education. The appointment will be in the Department’s Division of Preclinical Education, Biomaterials & Engineering.

UCSF is committed to the teaching and practice of being diagnostic centric, highly preventative and minimally invasive dentistry. Our preclinical simulation activities include utilization of the electronic health record, evidenced based critical thinking and treatment planning incorporated with hands on technical and procedural skills. Primary duties will include preclinical simulation teaching of predoctoral dental students, including lecture, seminar and hands on simulation covering all areas of general dentistry including diagnosis, treatment planning, prevention, restorative, endodontics, removable and fixed prosthodontics including implants, and nonsurgical periodontics. Secondary duties include predoctoral clinical supervision in general dentistry.

The individuals selected must have U.S. DDS/DMD or an equivalent degree. It is preferred that applicants have current or be eligible for California dental licensure. At least three years of clinical dental experience is preferred. Previous predoctoral teaching experience is preferred.

Academic rank and salary level will be based on the successful applicant’s experience. Due to the large number of applications, only potential candidates selected for an interview will receive return correspondence.

UCSF seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence.

UCSF 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.

Applications received by December 30, 2018 will receive preferential consideration, but the positions will remain open until filled. Interested applicants must use our online system to submit curriculum vitae, a brief statement/letter of interest, a statement of contributions to diversity, a statement describing the applicants teaching and mentoring philosophy, and responsibilities and interests. Include the names and complete contact information for three references to:


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

  • Cover Letter - a brief statement/letter of interest

  • Statement of Research (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching - a statement describing the applicants teaching and mentoring philosophy, and responsibilities and interests

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)