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How to Apply

To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, statement of interest and goals, and a list of three references including complete contact information and a description of the relationship to the applicant via the secure website: References will be contacted upon completion of the search process.  

Questions regarding the position description should be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Stephen Stefanac at Applications will be accepted and evaluated on an ongoing basis until the position is filled. For other questions regarding the application or search process, please contact Katrice Yarrington,


Job Summary

The University of Michigan School of Dentistry invites qualified applicants and nominations for a Clinical Track position at the clinical Assistant Professor level in Oral Medicine or Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology.   The School of Dentistry strives to have a diverse, talented and innovative workforce that reflects the student population and patient community we serve and maintains the excellence that the University has historically strived to exemplify.

We seek an individual with a strong commitment to predoctoral and graduate clinical education, scholarship and service, and patient care. Candidates should have a D.D.S. or equivalent degree and the ability to be licensed in the State of Michigan.  A State of Michigan limited academic dental license may be available for qualified candidates. Advanced training from a CODA or CDAC accredited program in Oral Medicine and/or Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is required.  For graduates of an Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology program, board certification by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology is a requirement.  The Department seeks individuals with demonstrated excellence in both clinical and didactic teaching, a commitment to dental education and service and evidence of scholarly activity. Experience in providing care to oral medicine patients is required. 

Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical instruction of dental students, dental hygiene students and graduate students/residents, scholarly activity and service. The department has an active mentorship program and will provide opportunities for clinical practice. Salary and level of academic appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should submit curriculum vitae, statement of interests and goals, and names of three references including complete contact information and a description of the relationship to the applicant via the secure website: References will be contacted upon completion of the search process.

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.

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.