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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Mission Statement

MDentistry: advancing health through education, service, research and discovery. 

MDentistry Core Values: Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Trust, Creativity, and Inclusion.

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:  -Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.  -Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.


Examine new patients and previous patients of record that wish to be instated as regular patients of the dental school. Review the medical and dental histories, briefly examine the patient to determine the general dental needs, and then consult with them regarding their general dental health and some of the treatment options available to them. Determine which level of care that the patient requests and/or requires and refer them to the appropriate clinic after ordering the necessary radiographs.

Mentor D3 and D4 dental students regarding appropriate diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of emergency dental problems as patients present to our emergency clinic. This includes raising the students' awareness and ability to consult with patients regarding emergency treatment options and discussing appropriate medications for controlling dental pain and/or infections. Students are also taught to call on a specialist, when necessary, in order to properly diagnose and/or treat more challenging problems.

Order radiographs, diagnose, and treat or refer emergency patients as they present to the emergency clinic when students-are unavailable or unable to handle the volume of patients. Recommend that patients return for routine care in order to avoid repeat emergency visits. Provide emergency and/or routine urgent care when deemed necessary to facilitate quality patient care and/or smotth functions of the dental clinics with the school.

Create and modify procedures as necessary to promote the smooth operation of the ever changing needs of the school's goals for teaching, research, and clinical care. Coordinate efforts with other dentists within this department and consult with dentists and clinical departments throughout the school.

Required Qualifications*

Possession of a DDS degree and a current license to practice dentistry in the State of Michigan. At least 3 year of previous experience as a practicing general dentist. Possession of, or ability to obtain, a current State of Michigan Control substance and Federal DEA license. Current Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Certification (CPR). Excellent communication skills. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent attention to detail. Excellent ability to multi task. Excellent attendance record.

Desired Qualifications*

Previous experience with electronic records.  Previous experience supervising or teaching dental students.

Work Locations

This position is located in the School of Dentistry at 1011 N. University Ave., Ann Arbor, MI  48109

Additional Information

This is a part-time position with hours for 1 - 3 days per week (8-24 hours/20% -60% appoinment).  The prorated salary range are as follows:

  • If hired at 8 hours per week (20% FTE), salary range will be $16, 000 - $18,000
  • If hired at 16 hours per week (40% FTE), salary range will be $32, 000 - $36,000
  • If hired at 24 hours per week (60% FTE), salary range will be $48,000 - $54,000

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.