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Section Chair – Restorative Dentistry (Non-Tenure Track)

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The University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry invites qualified applications for the chair position in the Section of Restorative Dentistry.

This is an outstanding opportunity for a full-time position to lead a vibrant and well-established section. The position will be a non-tenure track position. The Section of Restorative Dentistry plays an integral role in the delivery of comprehensive patient care, practice management and dental education at the predoctoral and postdoctoral levels. The Section coordinates the core preclinical and clinical courses pertinent to the restoration of form, function and esthetics of teeth, ranging from direct and indirect restorations, morphology and occlusion to esthetic dentistry. In addition, the Section offers advanced training programs in General Dentistry (AEGD), Advanced Esthetic & Restorative Dentistry. Along with other advanced clinical training program in the section, there is ample opportunity for professional growth and development.

The Chair, as the leader of the unit, promotes quality and interdisciplinary instruction and mentoring, fosters basic and clinical research productivity that positively impacts the School and beyond; and applies expertise in innovative ways that benefits collaborators across campus, the community and the discipline.

The responsibilities of the Chair include accomplishing the priorities set by the Dean and the school based on the strategic plan. The Chair has responsibility for the overall administration and leadership of the academic section, including planning and goal setting, financial stewardship, personnel management and development, oversight of postdoctoral and DDS educational programs, and support of school and university service missions.

The successful candidate will possess a DDS/DMD, or equivalent doctoral degree by the date of hire, and have an outstanding record of accomplishment in the field of dentistry and an understanding of key aspects of dental education. Individuals should have established excellence in clinical dentistry and have demonstrated administrative effectiveness; an international reputation of scholarship and teaching effectiveness; an ability to interact effectively with faculty members, administrators and students; and a commitment to diversity in higher education. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. The candidate should be eligible for licensure in California.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of interests and goals, and names of three references to Steven Shaevel, Academic Personnel Director, via UCLA Recruit.

The position of Chair, Section of Restorative Dentistry is also open to applicants for a tenured/tenure-track position. To apply for the tenured/tenure-track position, apply via UCLA Recruit with job number JPF03508.

The University of California seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the people of California, to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.

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.


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

  • Statement of interests and goals

Reference requirements
  • 3 required (contact information only)