Assistant Professor - Periodontics

  • University of Washington, Periodontics Department
  • University of Washington Dental School, Northeast Pacific Street, Seattle, WA, USA
  • Oct 17, 2019
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

The Department of Periodontics is seeking a full-time, tenure-track, faculty member for an Assistant Professor, appointment. This is a 12-month active service period full-time position that is open until filled with an anticipated start date of January 1, 2020. The Department of Periodontics is a collegial community of clinicians and researchers who are committed to advancing the science of periodontology, and known for the exceptional quality of its predoctoral and advanced education programs. The Department has dedicated and experienced faculty, both full and part-time, all of whom are committed to excellence in education, patient care, scholarly activity, and research. Faculty in the Department are active in dental school and university-wide affairs as well as in the American Association of Periodontics, the American Dental Education Association, and the American Association for Dental Research.

The University of Washington faculty engages in teaching, research and service.  Responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching in both pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels, research, service, continuing education, and clinical practice including IV sedation. The initial appointment of an Assistant Professor is typically for a period of three years.  Renewal for a second three-year term will be considered by the department and School during spring quarter of the second year. A mandatory review for tenure and promotion must be conducted in the sixth year of appointment.  Salary will be commensurate with the qualifications and experience of the selected applicant. The Department of Periodontics is committed to building a diverse, equitable and inclusive learning environment. 



Preferred and Required Qualifications


The successful candidate must have a D.D.S./D.M.D. or foreign equivalent, and completion of a CODA-accredited advanced education program in Periodontics; eligibility for certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology; and ability to practice dentistry in the State of Washington. 

Application Details

Application Instructions

Applications, including a letter of interest, CV, and names and addresses of three references should be addressed to the attention of Dr. Frank A. Roberts, Acting Chair, Department of Periodontics, University of Washington School of Dentistry.

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University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (



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Application Deadline

Open until filled