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Associate/ Full Professor - Section Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (tenure)

Position overview

Position title: Professor or Associate Professor

Application Window

Open date: June 1st, 2022

Next review date: Saturday, Jul 2, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jul 31, 2022 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

UCLA School of Dentistry invites outstanding candidates for a full-time faculty position at the level of Health Sciences Associate Clinical Professor or Health Sciences Clinical Professor -(non-tenure track-JPF07521), or Associate Professor or Professor (tenure track-JPF07523 in the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. This position is available immediately and the search will remain open until the position has been filled.

The successful candidate will serve as Program Director of the CODA-Accredited, dual-degree OMS Residency Program. Candidates will have differentiated expertise, an exemplary record of patient care, and be board certified. A MD degree and advanced fellowship training is preferred. Applicants are expected to teach residents and dental students; participate in University service, faculty meetings, Grand Rounds and M&M conferences; contribute to quality assurance programs and continuing education; and advance the mission of the section and the dental school. Multiple opportunities exist to participate in research/scholarship activities consistent with their professional goals and program needs.

UCLA seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, excellence, and service to our stakeholder communities. Confidential review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The School of Dentistry and the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery are committed to creating equitable and inclusive work environments that accelerate the success of our students, staff, and faculty. The School of Dentistry encourages candidates to apply who have demonstrated a capacity to create inclusive work environments, will work effectively on increasingly diverse teams, and will serve the increasingly diverse students we admit and want to attract.

Applicant must possess: (1) DDS or DMD or an equivalent degree; (2) Certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; and (3) a valid California dental or medical license (or be eligible for licensure in California). Candidates seeking the tenure track position should demonstrate a history of scholarly productivity including extramurally funded research.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. An opportunity for part-time intramural or extramural practice will be available. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statements on teaching and research, a statement describing contributions for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI), and the names and contact information for three professional references via UCLA Recruit. Contact information for references will only be used with permission from finalists.

• For the tenure position (Associate Professor/Full Professor), apply via UC Recruit at:
• For the non-tenure track position (Health Sciences series), apply via UC Recruit at:

Questions regarding this search should be directed to Meg Malasarte, Academic Personnel Director.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  1. DDS or DMD or an equivalent degree

Application Requirements

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

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-6 required (contact information only)

Please provide contact information only for your references

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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. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA