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Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry (Full-Time)
Tufts University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2022
Title Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry (Full-Time)
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Tufts School of Dental Medicine: Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Pediatric Dentistry

The Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, invites applicants with an advanced education certificate in Pediatric Dentistry to apply for a full-time, non-tenure track position at the level of Assistant Professor.

Major responsibilities include clinical and didactic instruction for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students in concert with other faculty members. Other responsibilities include providing faculty coverage within the department and at affiliated off-site location(s) as needed, and ensuring the smooth running of the Pediatric Dentistry clinics by working closely with the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral program directors.

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in dental medicine in the country. At TUSDM, research and teaching are complementary, producing professionals who possess the analytical capacity and the spirit of inquiry to deal with an ever-increasing knowledge base and rapid technological changes.


The applicant must hold a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent and be a graduate of an ADA-accredited advanced education program in Pediatric Dentistry. Candidates must also be eligible for licensure in the state of Massachusetts. Priority will be given to Board Certified or eligible applicants. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Instructions

Qualified candidates should submit a current curriculum vitae and a cover letter with a description of interest in and goals for the position. Applications must be submitted electronically via the following link:

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

In order to ensure a healthy and safe work environment, Tufts University is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before their start date. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability/medical contraindication or sincerely-held religious belief may request an accommodation (e.g., an exemption) to this requirement. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine requirement. This requirement helps enable our employees to thrive in their careers at Tufts and make the greatest impact on all those we serve through the University.

Questions regarding the search process or assistance with uploading applications may be directed to Monika Bankowski, Sr. Faculty Affairs Officer (

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

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