The University of Washington School of Dentistry invites applications for a tenurable position as Graduate Program Director at the Associate or Full Professor level in Oral Health Sciences (OHS). The position is full time with a 12-month service period. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2021. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for directing the OHS graduate program; teaching didactic and laboratory-based courses in the life, biomedical, and oral sciences to students enrolled in graduate programs at the School of Dentistry; directing a laboratory-based research program that complements and augments the existing OHS training program; and actively participating in service to the university and profession.
We will consider exceptional candidates who have a PhD (or DDS/PhD) degree, or foreign equivalent in a life science field such as biology, microbiology, genetics, cell biology, immunology, developmental biology or biochemistry. Qualified candidates must have an established track record of obtaining external research funding, scholarship, a demonstrated record of mentoring and training graduate students.
Interested candidates should submit their CV, contact information for three references, and a cover letter addressed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Douglas Ramsay. The cover letter should summarize the applicant’s previous academic career including mentorship of students, teaching experience, curriculum management or development, and any leadership experience at the university or national levels. Completed applications received by June 1, 2020 will be given preferred consideration.
The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.
The UW is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint. Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities.
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