Assistant/ Associate Professor

Oregon Health & Science University Hospital
Portland, OR
Sep 12, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Organization Type
The School of Dentistry shares the mission of the Oregon Health & Science University to provide educational programs, basic and clinical research, and high quality care and community programs. We strive to foster an environment of mutual respect where the free exchange of ideas can flourish. The dental school prepares graduates in general dentistry and the dental specialties to deliver compassionate and ethical oro-facial health care.

The school is in a dynamic growth phase with a new facility. Further information about OHSU, the School of Dentistry, and our new home can be found at:

Function/Duties of Position

This position is under the supervision of the Chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry.

The School of Dentistry at the Oregon Health & Science University is seeking a qualified individual for a full-time position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. Specific responsibilities will focus on teaching at the pre-doctoral level. The appointee shall provide services as assigned by the supervisor in furtherance of the university's missions and goals of teaching, research, patient care, outreach and public service.

The duties of this position include: participation in the clinic and didactic education of the dental students as assigned by the Curriculum Committee and the Chair. Desired: Demonstrated skill in teaching dentistry at the university level, experience teaching at the preclinical level, and experience teaching and providing care in a clinic environment. Professional development in education and skills is expected by participating in study club activities and attending continuing education courses. Participation in scholarly activities is expected, with up to one day per week available. Up to one day per week (0.2 FTE) will be available to be devoted to participation in the Faculty Dental Practice. Collaboration in research opportunities is encouraged.


Required Qualifications

Dental degree (DDS/DMD) from a CODA accredited school, or advanced training in a specialty program at a CODA accredited school
Ability to obtain an Oregon dental license is required
BLS/ACLS from the American Heart Association
Experience in teaching, research, service, patient care, and academic management, as well as excellent interpersonal and communication skills are preferred
Candidates should possess a DMD/DDS degree
Individuals trained in prosthodontics are preferred, and such candidates must have completed an ADA approved residency in prosthodontics

Preferred Qualifications

ADA accredited advanced training program in Prosthodontics
Membership and participation in professional societies in dental research
Demonstrated achievement in research including awards, extra-mural funding, and publications in peer reviewed journals
Must be able to teach at the pre and post graduate levels

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or

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