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Chair, Division of Pediatric Dentistry

Application Window

Open date: April 1, 2024

Most recent review date: Wednesday, May 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: Wednesday, Oct 1, 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

Chair, Division of Pediatric Dentistry
Department of Orofacial Sciences
HS Clinical, Clinical X, In Residence or Ladder Rank Faculty Series

UCSF School of Dentistry seeks an outstanding candidate to lead the Division of Pediatric Dentistry/Department of Orofacial Sciences. The Division of Pediatric Dentistry includes the residency program, commitments for didactic and clinical education in the predoctoral programs and basic, translational, and clinical research programs.

Appointment will be made at Associate or Full Professor in the HS Clinical, Clinical X, In Residence or Ladder Rank series. Academic rank is commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate should have demonstrated administrative, organizational, and mentoring skills and a reputation as a leader in academic dentistry. The individual chosen will be responsible for oversight and development of educational and research programs in pediatric dentistry, as well as faculty recruitment and development, strategic planning, and program management. The individual chosen will also actively participate in the educational programs of the division. Depending on the training and interests of the individual, duties may include providing clinical care and engagement in extramurally-funded research.

Candidates must hold a DDS or DMD degree, board certification in pediatric dentistry, and be qualified to be appointed at the associate professor or professor rank at UCSF in the academic series most appropriate to their experience and qualifications.

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 $139,500-$297,200. This position includes membership in the health sciences compensation plan which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Applications should be received by the initial review date to receive full consideration. This position is open until filled.

Please apply online at: with a cover letter, CV, statement of contributions to diversity, statement of research, statement of teaching, and contact information for 3 references. Applicant materials must list current qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet 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 Contributions to Diversity - Please see the following page for more details: Contributions to Diversity Statement

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

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