The University of California Los Angeles, School of Dentistry invites qualified applications for a full-time tenured/tenure-track professorial position in its Section of Public and Population Health. This search will remain open until filled.
Candidates with experience and skills related to Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Behavioral Science, Psychology, Health Services Research, Big data, Public Health, Population Health, or other related fields are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will also participate in broader educational programs of the section and the School.
UCLA seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, and or community service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity, and excellence.
Responsibilities for this position will be to develop and/or run an independently funded research program in any of the disciplines mentioned above but with oral health, community-based research and/or medical/dental integration focus. Should be able to teach and mentor predoctoral and postdoctoral, and graduate trainees.
Doctoral degree (DMD/DDS, MD or PhD) or equivalent in any of the following disciplines is required: Bioinformatics, Epidemiology, Statistics/Biostatistics, Behavioral Science, Psychology/Psychometrics, Health Services Research, Population Health or other related fields.
An additional Master’s Degree will be a plus, but not required. Completion of a CODA-accredited Masters in Dental Public Health is desired but not necessary.
For a tenure-track position, a track record of scholarly activity and interest in developing a funded research program in Dental Public Health, Psychosocial and Health Behavior, Health Services Research or any translational research, as well as a demonstration of or likely commitment to diversity-related teaching/research/community service, are highly desirable.
For tenured position, a track record of successful independent research/scholarly activities with extramural funding, academic teaching experience, and community engagement as well as a demonstration of or likely commitment to diversity-related teaching/research/community service, is mandatory.
Interest in contributing to the plan to create a postdoctoral dental public health residency program, and/or dental public health master/PhD program is desirable.
The successful candidate should demonstrate initiative and excellent organizational skills.
Salary is commensurate with education and experience. An opportunity for part-time intramural private practice will be available provided the candidate possesses credentials to attain a California dental license or is eligible for a dental license/special permit in California.
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, EDI statement, research plan, teaching statement, and the names of three references, via UCLA Recruit (https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07942).
For further questions please reach out to Meg Malasarte, Academic Personnel Director.
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