Assistant / Associate Professor of Periodontology

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Work type: Tenure-Track Faculty
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Dentistry
Department:34130000 - DN-PERIODONTICS

Classification Title:

Assistant / Associate Professor of Periodontology

Job Description:

The University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) is recruiting a full-time, tenure accruing Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Periodontology. The University of Florida College of Dentistry (UFCD) is one of the leading dental schools in the United States, devoted to improving and promoting oral health throughout Florida, the nation and worldwide through excellence in teaching, research, patient care and service.

Responsibilities for this position will center on establishing a research program, pre-doctoral and graduate level didactic, pre-clinical and clinical instruction, and participation in intramural faculty practice. This position will be responsible for developing an independent yet collaborative research program focused on periodontology. Academic rank will be commensurate with the candidate’s credentials and experience.

The University of Florida (UF), a member of the AAU, is the largest and most comprehensive public university in the state of Florida, with large undergraduate, graduate, and postgraduate educational programs. The UF Health Science Center and its six colleges (Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions, Veterinary Medicine) are co-located on the Gainesville campus, with additional teaching, research, and patient care sites throughout Florida, and beyond.

Expected Salary:

Salary and rank are commensurate with credentials and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Minimum requirements include:

  • DDS, DMD or equivalent degree.
  • Advanced training in Periodontology
  • Evidence of productivity in scholarly activities (peer-reviewed publications of research and/or other scholarly activities).
Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications include:

  • Previous/current extramural funding for research.
  • Previous teaching experience of predoctoral and advanced education in periodontology.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until an applicant pool is identified. 

Applicants should attach a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing their interest in the position, and a list of three references with their application for consideration. 

Final candidate will be required to provide official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered “official” if a designation of “Issued to Student” is visible. Degrees earned from an education institution outside of the United States are required to be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at 

The University of Florida is An Equal Employment Opportunity Institution. If an accommodation due to a disability is needed to apply for this position, please call 352/392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at 800/955-8771 (TDD). Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the US. Searches are conducted in accordance with Florida's Sunshine Law. 

For more information about the University of Florida College of Dentistry, visit:

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