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Director of the General Practice Residency in Dentistry - HS Clinical Series

Application Window

Open date: November 9, 2023

Most recent review date: Monday, Apr 1, 2024 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, May 9, 2025 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

Director of the General Practice Residency in Dentistry - HS Clinical Series

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco is recruiting for a full-time General Dentist at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor level. The appointment will be in the HS Clinical Series. Academic rank and salary level will be based on the successful applicant’s experience.

Faculty in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series are salaried employees in the health sciences who teach, participate in patient care, and may participate in university and/or public service and scholarly and/or creative activities. Faculty in this series teach the application of basic sciences and the mastery of clinical procedures in all areas concerned with the care of patients. The selected candidate will direct the Hospital Dentistry Service and the General Practice Residency (GPR) Program at the University of California, San Francisco, and at Laguna Honda Hospital. The Director will hold responsibilities in teaching, clinical practice, research, and administration. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in California and must have completed an accredited GPR program and have two year’s post GPR certificate work experience. Experience teaching trainees and providing direct supervisory oversight is preferred. An interest in working with patients with special needs, implant restorative dentistry, clinical research, as well as experience working in the operating room will be considered an advantage.

The selected candidate will be expected to:

  • Practice evidence based, high quality care;
  • Teach trainees in the clinical and classroom setting;
  • Evaluate appropriateness of patients to be seen in the clinic;
  • Represent the Faculty Practice within UCSF and the surrounding communities;
  • Maintain an active dialogue with UCSF referring providers and within the UCSF Health community; and
  • Participate in university governance, faculty meetings, departmental administrative meetings, quality assurance programs and continuing education.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See Table 5. The minimum base salary range for this position is $142,800-$377,200. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

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

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 Teaching

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

  • A detailed description of the qualifications and experience relevant to this position.

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)

About UC San Francisco

As a University employee, you will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.

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