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Buchanan Dental Center - HS Clinical Faculty

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 18th, 2016
Last review date: November 18th, 2016
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: April 18th, 2018
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 part-time faculty members in the Health Sciences Clinical Professor series (at the ranks of Instructor, Assistant, or Associate Professor) to support its teaching programs in clinical general dentistry. The appointment will be in the Department’s Division of General Dentistry.

UCSF is committed to the teaching and practice of minimally invasive dentistry and caries management by risk assessment. Primary duties will include clinical and pre-clinical teaching, including lecture, seminar and continuing education activities covering all areas of general dentistry including diagnosis, treatment planning, prevention, restorative, endodontics, removable and fixed prosthodontics including implants, extractions and nonsurgical periodontics. The position will be responsible for providing the initial response/care for patients with medical emergencies in the facility. The position will be based at the Buchanan Dental Center and work exclusively with international dentistry students.

The individuals selected must have U.S. DDS/DMD or an equivalent degree and must have a current California dental licensure. At least five years of clinical dental experience is required, ACLS training (Advanced Cardiac Life Support) preferred, completion of a GPR or AEGD program and experience providing IV sedation are preferred. Previous predoctoral teaching experience is preferred.

Academic rank and salary level will be based on the successful applicant’s experience. Interested applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, statement of teaching experience and the names of three references. Screening of applicants will begin immediately and will continue as needed throughout recruitment period. Only potential candidates selected for an interview will receive return correspondence.

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.

Please apply online at

Mark Kirkland, DDS
Buchanan Clinic
Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences
UCSF School of Dentistry
Box 0758, 707 Parnassus Ave, Room D3214
San Francisco, CA 94143

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San Francisco, CA

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