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Questions regarding the position description and responsibilities should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Hera Kim-Berman, Clinical Assistant Professor at For other questions regarding the application or search process, please contact Katrice Yarrington at


Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of interest and goals, a diversity equity and inclusion statement, and names of three professional references via a secure website: Review of the applications will begin in September 2021.



Job Summary

We invite applications and nominations for a full-time faculty position in Orthodontics, in the clinical track at the assistant or associate professor rank. The division of Orthodontics at the University of Michigan is internationally recognized for clinical and academic excellence, provides sound clinical and academic education, has state of the art clinical facilities and offers an exceptional scholarly environment. Departmental research strengths include clinical, translational, and basic research in skeletal and tooth development, tooth movement, virtual reality in education, 3D imaging and treatment outcomes. In addition, numerous opportunities are available for collaboration within the dental school and the greater university community.

Candidates for this position should have a D.D.S. or equivalent degree and advanced training in orthodontics. ABO certification or equivalent is desirable but not required. A record of teaching and clinical experience is preferred. A State of Michigan limited academic dental license may be available for qualified candidates. Responsibilities will include directorship of the graduate orthodontic clinic, didactic and clinical instruction of graduate orthodontic residents, scholarly activity, and service. Faculty practice opportunities are available. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and training. Underrepresented minorities, people of color and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply


Further information may be obtained by visiting the department website at




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.

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in the clinical track. The rank and salary of the selected candidate will depend upon the qualifications and credentials.

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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.