Tenure/Tenured-Track Professorial position in the Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry

The University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry invites qualified applications for a full-time tenured/tenure-track professorial position in its Division of Public Health and Community Dentistry. This search will remain open until filled.

The successful candidate will join a team of renowned experts in Public Health and Health Services Research. Candidates with experience and skills related to analysis of Big Data, Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Health Services Research, Population Health or related fields are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also participate in broader educational programs of the Division.

Applicants must possess a DMD/DDS, MD or PhD degree or equivalent.  Additional qualifications include a California dental license or special permit (or be eligible to obtain); Completion of a CODA-accredited Masters in Dental Public Health.  A track record of scholarly activity and interest in developing a funded research program in dental public health or Health Services Research; aspirations for an administrative position, as well as a demonstration of or likely commitment to diversity-related teaching/research/service are highly desirable.

The successful candidate should demonstrate initiative and excellent organizational skills. Knowledge of quality improvement principles as applied to clinical and/or community systems are a plus.

Salary is commensurate with education and experience. An opportunity for part-time intramural private practice will be available.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal statement of career interests, an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) statement, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Steven Shaevel, Academic Personnel Director, via UCLA Recruit.


UCLA seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, excellence and service to our stakeholder communities.

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. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.