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Job ID: 204026

Assistant or Associate Professor
Tufts University

Date Posted Jan. 23, 2023
Title Assistant or Associate Professor
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Tufts School of Dental Medicine: Department of Comprehensive Care
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Dentistry - General

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) seeks candidates for a full-time faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Comprehensive Care.

Since its founding in 1868, TUSDM has been committed to providing: excellence in patient- centered care; an evolving dental education that integrates science, emerging technologies, and patient needs; interdisciplinary and dynamic research; and civic engagement in service to our local, regional, national, and global communities. We believe in a diverse, culturally sensitive, and supportive environment.

This is a unique opportunity in dental education to teach dental students preventive dentistry. TUSDM is a large school with approximately 235 students in each class.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Directs all aspects of the Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) Program: workshops and clinical Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) Competency Exams, including tracking student’s progress.
  • Supervise all telehealth activities pertaining to Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) of 3rd and 4th year dental students in the DMD and IS undergrad programs
  • Assist students with preventive treatment planning, and case management of at-risk patients.
  • Oversee the Recall Program of the Comprehensive Care Clinics


  • Teach Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) across the 4 years of the dental curriculum
  • Conduct on-line small group workshops for second year students


  • Participate in BASISSsic (vertical integration project) and  in  school related events (graduation, town hall, retreats, etc.)
  • Participate in faculty development programs, serve on committees, and accept other assignments at the request of the Department Chair and/or the Dean.



Requirements include:

  • Massachusetts license or eligible for licensure: RDH, DMD, DDS or equivalent.
  • A Master’s Degree in related field or equivalent
  • Three-five years teaching experience in higher dental education (4-year dental hygiene or dental school degree program)
  • Strong qualifications to support the teaching of evidence-based preventive dentistry and substantial knowledge of Caries Risk Management (CAMBRA) and its philosophy
  • Experience in a preventive oriented practice.
  • Demonstration of excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in computer skills (ZOOM and telehealth) and willing to learn new educational software platforms used school wide.

Application Instructions

Interested applicants should submit a) a current curriculum vitae, b) a cover letter with a statement of academic goals and description of interest in and goals for the position, and c) contact information (incl. e-mail addresses) for three references. Applications must be submitted electronically at.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until a candidate has been selected.

Questions regarding the search process or assistance with uploading applications may be directed to Thomas E Bernhard (

Tufts University is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

Visit our website for more information about the Tufts University School of Dental Medicine

  • Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students. Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at

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