Associate Professor/Professor, Pediatric Dentistry - School of Dentistry

Texas Medical Center-Houston, TX

Associate Professor/Professor, Pediatric Dentistry - School of Dentistry

Location: Texas Medical Center-Houston, Texas

Category: Associate Professor

UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry

Requisition #: 230001YE

UTHealth Houston School of Dentistryinvites applications and nominations for a full-time tenure/non-tenured track faculty position in theDepartment of Pediatric Dentistryat the Associate, or Professor level.

UTHealth Houston School of Dentistry (UTSD) is the oldest of UTHealth Houston’s six schools and is located in the world-renownedTexas Medical Center. This unique environment offers significant resources, an outstanding patient pool, and exceptional opportunities for education, patient care, and research. The School of Dentistry occupies a state-of-the-art building at 7500 Cambridge Street in UT Research Park. The six-story, 300,000-square-foot facility is attached to The Denton A. Cooley, MD, Ralph C. Cooley, DDS, University Life Center, and the UT Behavioral and Biomedical Sciences Building – home to UTSD’s biomedical science researchers.

Position Key Accountabilities:

Responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to providing lectures and clinical instruction in pediatric dentistry to graduate students, conducting research, and providing service to the university such as serving on standing and ad-hoc dental school committees. Intramural faculty practice opportunity is available for eligible candidates. Research with extramural funding, while highly desired, is also not required.


  • DDS or DDS/Ph.D. with a specialty certificate and/or MS in pediatric dentistry.

  • Record of clinical accomplishments.

  • Eligibility for licensure in the state of Texas or practice under a Faculty License through the School of Dentistry.

  • Advanced training in Pediatric Dentistry from an accredited US or Canadian specialty residency program and board certification highly preferred.

The position is highly competitive concerning salary. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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.