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Visiting Professors, Visiting Researchers, and Visiting Project Scientists

Position overview

Salary range: No salary range; position is without salary.

Application Window

Open date: July 15, 2023

Next review date: Saturday, Jun 29, 2024 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Sunday, Jun 30, 2024 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

The UCLA School of Dentistry invites applications for Visiting Professors, Visiting Researchers, and Visiting Project Scientists in various disciplines of dentistry for our research and/or teaching programs. A PhD or DDS (or their equivalents) is required. The title (e.g. Visiting Professor, Visiting Researcher, or Visiting Project Scientist) and level of appointment (e.g., Assistant, Associate, or Full) for each chosen applicant will be commensurate with his or her proposed duties and qualifications. These positions are without salary except in extremely special circumstances and are chiefly intended to accommodate qualified individuals on sabbatical or leave from other colleges, universities, research institutions, or their equivalent who wish to pursue their work at UCLA. These appointments are for up to one year, with the possibility of a single one year extension.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD or DDS (or equivalent degree)

Preferred qualifications

Applicants should be on sabbatical or leave from a college, university, research institution, or equivalent.

Application Requirements

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

Reference requirements

Reference contact information optional.

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Job location

Los Angeles, California