Assistant/Associate Professor, Restorative/Operative Faculty (Part-Time) - Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Assistant/Associate Professor, Restorative/Operative Faculty (Part-Time) - Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Faculty

UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry

Requisition #: 230001VU

UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry seeks applicants for two part-time Restorative/Operative (0.5 FTE) salary faculty positions in theDepartment of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodonticsat the Assistant or Associate Professor level. The positions are available July 01, 2023. Academic rank is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The School of Dentistry is one of six schools in the most comprehensive health science center in Texas and is located in the heart of theTexas Medical Center,which offers significant resources and important opportunities for collaboration and advanced training.

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Providing didactic, pre-clinical, and clinical instruction in Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics to undergraduate dental students including dental anatomy and occlusion, direct restorations, indirect fixed and removable restorations, esthetics, implants and digital dentistry.

  • Conducting research and providing service to the university such as serving on standing and ad-hoc dental school committees.


  • DDS/DMD degree.

  • Prior teaching and/or private practice experience.

  • Specialization in Orofacial pain and/or Operative dentistry preferred.

  • Competency in CAD/CAM digital dentistry is preferred.

  • License to practice dentistry in the State of Texas or practice under a Faculty License through the School of Dentistry.

  • Experience working or interacting with students, faculty, and staff.

Instructions to Applicants: Please submit letters of application, curriculum vitae, and three references toUTHealth Houston's career site. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

This is a security-sensitive position and thereby subject to Texas Education Code # 51.215. A background check will be required for the final candidate.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth)

Established in 1972 by The University of Texas System Board of Regents, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) is Houston’s Health University and Texas’ resource for health care education, innovation, scientific discovery and excellence in patient care. The most comprehensive academic health center in the UT System and the U.S. Gulf Coast region, UTHealth Houston is home to schools of biomedical informatics, biomedical sciences, dentistry, nursing and public health and the John P. and Kathrine G. McGovern Medical School. UTHealth Houston includes The University of Texas Harris County Psychiatric Center, as well as the growing clinical practices UT Physicians, UT Dentists and UT Health Services. The university’s primary teaching hospitals are Memorial Hermann-Texas Medical Center, Children’s Memorial Hermann Hospital and Harris Health Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital.

UTHealth Benefits

UTHealth Houston offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. For more information on our benefits programs please refer to the UTHealth Houston Office of Benefits Website.

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Work location is based on the needs of the department and may be adjusted.