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How to Apply

Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of interests and goals, and names of three references using our website:  http://facultyrecruiting.dent.umich.edu/.  

Applications will be accepted and evaluated until the position is filled.

Further information may be obtained by visiting the department website: https://dent.umich.edu/about/oral-and-maxillofacial-surgery-hospital-dentistry and https://medicine.umich.edu/dept/surgery/surgical-specialties/oral-maxillofacial-surgery-hospital-dentistry.  

Questions regarding the position description should be directed to the search committee chair, Stephanie Munz, at smmunz@med.umich.edu.  For questions regarding the application or search process, please contact Stephanie Collins at scollin@umich.edu.

Job Summary

The University of Michigan School of Dentistry invites qualified applications and nominations for a full-time faculty position at the Clinical Assistant/Clinical Associate professor level in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery/Hospital Dentistry to serve as Director of the General Practice Residency (GPR) program with strong commitment to dental education, scholarship and service.  Responsibilities include oversight of resident recruitment and selection; program curricula; providing didactic instruction and supervision for residents in clinic and operating rooms; and ensuring program compliance with the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and other programmatic standards.  Practice opportunities are available in Michigan Medicine and the affiliated Integrated Special Care Clinic settings.

Candidates should have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent degree, completion of a CODA-accredited GPR program, and the ability to be licensed in the State of Michigan and obtain hospital privileges at Michigan Medicine.  Experience providing dental care in a hospital setting is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following experience(s):  Service as a GPR Director or Assistant/Associate Director, or advanced training in a hospital setting such as dental oncology, oral medicine, special care and/or geriatric dentistry. 

Additional responsibilities will include didactic and clinical instruction of dental students, dental hygiene students and graduate students/general practice residents, as well as scholarly activity and service.  The department has an active mentorship program and will provide opportunities for clinical practice and the development of independent and/or collaborative research programs.  Salary and level of academic appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates should have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent degree, completion of a CODA-accredited GPR program, and the ability to be licensed in the State of Michigan and obtain hospital privileges at Michigan Medicine.  Experience providing dental care in a hospital setting is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with one or more of the following experience(s):  Service as a GPR Director or Assistant/Associate Director, or advanced training in a hospital setting such as dental oncology, oral medicine, special care and/or geriatric dentistry. 

Underfill Statement

This position is posted as a 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 are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.