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Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Tufts University

Date Posted Feb. 17, 2023
Title Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University Tufts University
Boston, MA, United States
Department Tufts School of Dental Medicine: Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Department Head/Head/Chair
  • Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery

Tufts University School of Dental Medicine (TUSDM) in Boston MA invites nominations and applications for the full time, tenure track Chair of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The Chair reports directly to the Dean of TUSDM.

Major responsibilities include administrative duties related to the Department and its academic, research, and clinical programs. The OMFS Department is responsible for a 4-year OMFS residency as well teaching and clinical coverage for the pre-doctoral program.  The primary hospital for the residency and private practice is Tufts Medical Center (TMC)directly attached to TUSDM. Additional responsibilities include Associate Dean for Hospital Affairs and Chief of Dentistry at TMC.

The Chair will also be responsible for the fiscal well-being of the Department, alumni relations and development.  Active participation in research, scholarly and faculty development is expected. Candidates should have a proven record of administrative record that includes academic leadership, education, clinical care and community service.

Applicants should have demonstrated knowledge and commitment to equal employment opportunities and affirmative action.  Highly desirable qualifications include interdisciplinary and interdepartmental work and experience with a variety of teaching methods or curricular perspectives.



Candidates must have a DDS/DMD or equivalent degree and have American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery certification. Applicants must have a MA dental license or the qualifications to acquire one.


Application Instructions

Applications will be accepted online through Interfolio. Interested parties should submit their current curriculum vitae along with a statement describing their scholarly and clinical accomplishments and interests, as well as names and contact information of at least three references. Applications are to be submitted electronically using the following link:  Priority considerations will be given to applications received by January 15, 2023. 

If you know of someone who may be a good fit for this position, letters of nomination may be emailed to: Dr. Morton Rosenberg, Chair of Search Committee for OMFS Chair position at Applications and nominations will be accepted until the position is filled. Academic and clinical appointments and salary will be commensurate with training and experience.

  • 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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