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UT Health Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor, Technology Services and Informatics - School of Dentistry in Texas

Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor, Technology Services and Informatics - School of Dentistry


Associate Professor

UTHealth School of Dentistry

Requisition #: 1900020Y

The University of Texas School of Dentistry at Houston (UTSD) invites applications and nominations for a full-time research faculty position in the Center for Oral Healthcare Quality and Safety at the Assistant/Associate Professor or Professor level commensurate with credentials.

We are interested in applicants with research interests in dental patient safety, quality improvement, informatics, population health, or implementation science.

Position Key Accountabilities:

The successful candidate will be expected to develop and sustain research programs with extramural funding, play an integral role in new program initiatives and contribute to the teaching mission of the center and the school. Intramural faculty practice opportunities are available for eligible candidates.


Applicants must have a doctoral degree in clinical science, biomedical informatics, public health, statistics, computer science, or related disciplines. The position is highly competitive with regard to salary, start-up funds and laboratory space.

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 mission of the Center for Oral Healthcare Quality and Safety is to improve oral health by developing a dental learning health system and informatics infrastructure capable of continuous self-study and improvement. The School of Dentistry is one of six schools in The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) and is located in Texas Medical Center, the world’s largest medical center. This unique environment offers significant and unique research resources. For example, UTSD hosts BigMouth, a multi-institutional, centralized dental data repository that contains clinical data on over 3 million patients. UTSD is also a leader in the adoption and use of applied informatics and clinical technology including electronic health records, digital imaging, digital dentistry, and advanced simulation.

Instructions to Applicant s: Please complete the online application at the following link. Attach a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, and names and addresses of three (3) references:

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 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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