Orthopedics and Pediatric Dentistry - Tenure Track Position
University of Michigan Department DENT Ortho/Peds Dentistry
United States

Orthopedics and Pediatric Dentistry - Tenure Track Position



Job Opening ID


Working Title

Orthopedics and Pediatric Dentistry - Tenure Track Position

Job Title


Work Location

Ann Arbor Campus

Ann Arbor, MI

Full/Part Time




FLSA Status


Organizational Group

School Dentistry


DENT Ortho/Peds Dentistry

Posting Begin/End Date

5/03/2019 – 8/01/2019

Career Interest

Instructional – Regular


How to Apply


Applicants should submit electronically, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a two to three page descriptive research plan, and contact names, e-mail addresses and phone numbers, for three professional references using our secure website: http://facultyrecruiting.dent.umich.edu/.  The University of Michigan recognizes and values contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (https://diversity.umich.edu). Qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply. We encourage applicants to comment in their cover letter and their statements on how their experience and leadership have contributed to enhancing diversity, equity and inclusiveness or their potential to make contributions in this area. For best consideration, applications should be received by June 15, 2019.  Applications will be accepted and evaluated on an on-going basis until the position is filled.


Questions regarding the position description should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Margherita Fontana, Clifford Nelson Endowed Professor and Professor of Dentistry  at mfontan@umich.edu.  For other questions regarding the application or search process, please contact Stephanie Collins at scollin@umich.edu. 

Job Summary


The Department of Orthodontics and Pediatric Dentistry (OPD) in the School of Dentistry at the University of Michigan is recruiting an outstanding scientist at the Associate or Professor level on the tenure track.


OPD and the School of Dentistry offer an outstanding work environment and enjoy a robust tradition of collaborative research with several schools and institutes at the University of Michigan. The department has strong research programs in bone cell biology, skeletal development, craniofacial skeletal development, tooth development, virtual/augmented reality, 3D imaging and analyses, plus surgical, orthodontic and dental treatment outcome studies on populations that include patients with special needs and/or craniofacial anomalies, as well as outstanding university-wide facilities and resources available to support our faculty members including outstanding core facilities in sequencing, flow cytometry, biostatistics, bioinformatics, proteomics, transgenic animal models, imaging and microscopy.  The University of Michigan provides an extraordinary venue for interdisciplinary collaboration, with extensive resources to assist professional growth and development.  Tailored, university-wide mentoring programs are crafted for new faculty members. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to actively participate in well-established PhD programs in Oral Health Sciences and the Program in Biomedical Sciences, which includes 14 doctoral programs.

Mission Statement


MDentistry: Advancing health through education, service, research and discovery. MDentistry Core Values: Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Trust, Creativity, and Inclusion.The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:


    Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.

    Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.


Work Locations


This position is located in the School of Dentistry at 1011 N University Ave.

Underfill Statement


This position is posted as a Associate Professor/Professor in the tenure track. The rank and salary of the selected candidate will depend upon the qualifications and credentials.

Background Screening


The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Application Deadline


Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement


The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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