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Department Chair, Restorative Sciences
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

Date Posted Mar. 12, 2024
Title Department Chair, Restorative Sciences
University University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Oklahoma City, OK, United States
Department Restorative Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Prosthodontics/Restorative Dentistry
    Dentistry - General

Department Chair, Restorative Sciences

 The University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry is seeking a Full-time Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor to fill the role of Department Chair of Restorative Sciences. Primary responsibilities include supervision of divisions within Restorative Sciences (Comprehensive Care, Endodontics, Prosthodontics, Operative Dentistry, Dental Biomaterials and a one-year residency program- Advanced Education in General Dentistry), administrative duties, plus didactic, pre-clinical, and clinical courses for our undergraduate dental program. Intramural faculty practice, and research are encouraged. Faculty are expected to be actively involved with University committees, continuing education and outreach, along with other tasks assigned by the Dean of the College. 

Successful applicants will join a team committed to quality educational programs and a broad spectrum of clinical care. The OU College of Dentistry has recently committed to digital dentistry integration. The successful candidate will play a vital role in this effort. 

Oklahoma is a family friendly and inviting area. Oklahoma City is continually growing and provides the benefits of a large metropolitan area. 

Loan Repayment programs may be available for full time faculty dependent upon state funding. Evaluations of applicants will be begin immediately. Applications will be reviewed as received. 


Qualifications require a D.D.S./D.M.D. degree from an ADA accredited dental school and eligibility for licensure in Oklahoma. 

Salary and rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience. Participation in intramural practice is available. 

 Application Instructions 

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and posting will remain open until filled. 

Applicants are required to provide a CV, Cover Letter and a list of 3 references through Interfolio at: 

  • Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 

    The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to: admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, or health care services that the University operates or provides. 

    Diversity Statement 

    The University of Oklahoma is committed to achieving an equitable, diverse, and inclusive university community by recognizing each person's unique contributions, background, and perspectives. The University of Oklahoma strives to cultivate a sense of belonging and emotional support for all, recognizing that fostering an inclusive environment for all is vital in the pursuit of academic and inclusive excellence in all aspects of our institutional mission. 

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Contact Information

  • Kayla Harp
    OUCOD Human Resources
    University of Oklahoma College of Dentistry
    1201 North Stonewall Avenue
    Suite 510
    Oklahoma City, OK 73117


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