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Job ID: 236325

University of California San Francisco

Date Posted May 21, 2024
Title Prosthodontist
University University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, United States
Department Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Medical Resident
  • Prosthodontics/Restorative Dentistry
    Dentistry - General

Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences
UC San Francisco

The UCSF Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences is seeking a full-time Prosthodontist faculty member for predoctoral didactic, preclinical, and clinical learning in restorative dentistry, prosthodontics, and associated areas. Support of the department's advanced education residency programs, including Prosthodontics and Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program (AEGD), may be expected consistent with candidate experience, credentials, and the department mission. The candidate must be a graduate of a Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) accredited Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics and actively pursuing or has completed Board Certification, as qualified. Preference will be given to candidates with clinical experience and demonstrate expertise in advanced technologies, digital workflow, and dental implants to support ongoing expansion of the advanced technology curricula. The candidate should have prior experience in dental education and demonstrated ability to work productively in didactic and clinical educational environments. The preferred candidate will have experience in the development and implementation of digital dentistry clinical curriculum and workflows for clinical learning and productivity. The preferred candidate may have a history of publications, as involvement in research/scholarly activity is encouraged. Productivity in USCF Dental Center faculty practice is required. Candidates must have a US DDS or DMD degree (or foreign equivalent) and be eligible for dental licensure or special permit in the State of California.

The position reports to the Division Chief for Prosthodontics, Department of Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences and will collaborate with faculty across the UCSF Dental Center. The faculty member who fills this position will support PRIDE values and demonstrate professional behaviors that promote a positive, productive, caring, and inclusive environment for all faculty, staff, residents, student, and
patients. UCSF is an AA/EEO/Equal Access/ADA Employer.

The individual who fills this position will be reviewed with the following criteria:


1. Actively serve as an effective clinician-educator as measured by quantitative and qualitative assessments.
2. Contribute and support learning in pre-doctoral lab courses, and/or pre-/post-doctoral clinics and/or
classroom instruction, and receiving above-average student, resident, and peer evaluations.
3. Contribute as assigned the pre-doctoral program, inclusive of its curriculum, clinical competencies, and
the preparation of students for the licensing board exam.
4. Contribute to curriculum maintenance and innovation. Support didactic and clinical learning using best
5. Contribute to the planning, development, and implementation of collaborative digital technology
curricula and clinical efforts.
6. Develop, administer, and provide informal/formal student performance assessments. Plan and provide
student assessments. Participate in faculty peer review.
7. Contribute as assigned to advanced-education programs, directors, and residents in PRDS and
throughout the UCSF Dental Center.
8. Establish and maintain effective and productive professional interactions for predoctoral and advanced
program successes.


1. Collaborate with faculty and serve as a mentor for students/residents regarding research and scholarly activities leading to grants, presentations, and publication.
2. Participate in department research/scholarly activity initiatives and preparation of manuscripts for publication in peer-reviewed journals.
3. Expand research collaborations intra- and inter-institutionally based on background and experience.

Patient Care

1. Provide patient care in the UCSF Dental Center faculty practice.
2. Generate practice productivity that meets or exceeds established performance goals.
3. Maintain quality standards for compliance with all UCSF policies.


1. Participate in approved efforts that support UCSF, the profession, and the public.
2. Lead or serve on Dentistry and UCSF level committees and support other professional service activities
that are appropriate for the assigned role. This may include but is not limited to institutional and/or
professional organization activities such as committees, leadership, continuing education, outreach, etc.
3. Provide continuing education.
4. Support and comply will all policies and practices relative to position and responsibilities. Examples
include maintenance of professional licensure, completion of mandatory annual/bi-annual training (e.g. HIPAA, BLS), completion of UCSF compliance training.

The selected candidate will be appointed at the rank in the faculty series depending on qualifications and interests. Salary and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The posted UC salary scales set the minimum pay determined by rank and step at appointment. See [Table 5]( The minimum base salary range for this position is $112,500-$297,200. This position includes membership in the [health sciences compensation plan]( which provides for eligibility for additional compensation.

Please apply online with CV, cover letter, statement of research, statement of teaching, statement of contributions to Diversity, and contact information for three references at Applicant materials must list current and/or pending qualifications upon submission. The selected candidate must meet all of the qualifications at the time of appointment. To receive full consideration, please submit all materials prior to the initial review date. However, the position will remain open until filled.

UC San Francisco seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.


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