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UT Health Instructor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - School of Dentistry in Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Instructor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery - School of Dentistry

Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas


UTHealth School of Dentistry

Requisition #: 2200001C

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Dentistry invites applicants for one full-time (1.0 FTE) funded, non-tenure, faculty position in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Instructor level. Interest and experience in major oral and maxillofacial surgery, including orthognathic surgery, TMJ surgery and dental implantology is highly desirable. The ideal candidate will have experience working or interacting with students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and have a commitment to inclusion and equity.

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

Position Key Accountabilities:

  • Supervision of post-doctoral students and residents in both clinic and hospital settings.

  • Participation in the Department’s intramural practice and pursuit of scholarly activities is strongly encouraged.


  • Dental degree recognized by the Commission on Dental Education of the American Dental Association, or equivalent

  • Completed advanced training in oral and maxillofacial surgery at an accredited institution.

  • A current license to practice dentistry or the opportunity to secure a Texas faculty license for dentistry prior to employment

  • Board certification or Board eligibility in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.

The position is available February 2022. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Applicants should complete the online application and attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae and names and addresses of three (3) references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Confidential inquiries may be directed to: Dr. Simon Young, Chairman, Faculty Search Committee,Simon.Young@uth.tmc.edu

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

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 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 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.

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