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Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Application Window

Open date: May 20th, 2022

Most recent review date: Sunday, Jun 19, 2022 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: Monday, Nov 20, 2023 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 description

Oral and Maxillofacial tenure-track faculty position search

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in the School of Dentistry at the University of California San Francisco invites applications for an investigator tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Full Professor level. Candidates should have a Ph.D., M.D. or D.D.S. degree and a productive post-doctoral training record. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain a dynamic funded research program in oral and maxillofacial surgery, and to contribute to teaching and training. The successful candidate may also develop and sustain a program of extramurally funded translational research, preferably in clinical trials.

The successful candidate should show evidence of research excellence in their field, be a strong communicator, and exhibit strength in teaching as well as in mentoring. Areas of interest include but are not limited to TMJ and pain.

Preference will be given to candidates with advanced training in clinical and translational research and those with an advanced academic degree in a relevant area. Salary will be commensurate with experience and credentials.

For questions please contact: Dr. Sampeter Odera at or Maria Rina Simon at

Please apply online with CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to diversity, and contact information for three references at To receive full consideration, please submit all material prior to the initial review date. However, this position will remain open until filled. Applicant materials must list current qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of application.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Cover Letter

  • Curriculum Vitae - CV must clearly list current and/or pending qualifications (e.g. board eligibility/certification, medical licensure, etc.).

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details:

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy found here:

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that 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