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Tenured/Tenure-Track: Associate/Full Professor and Department Head, Public Health Sciences

School of Dentistry

Dallas, TX
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The Department of Public Health Sciences at the Texas A&M University, School of Dentistry invites applications for a faculty appointment that also includes an administrative appointment as the Department Head for Public Health Sciences. This position is a full-time 100% FTE, tenure-track or tenure review upon hire faculty position with an 11-month service period ; the start date is July 1, 2023 or negotiable. The appointment will be either Associate Professor or Professor, rank commensurate on review of qualifications. 

This position calls for a person with experience in effective administration who promotes an environment of integrity and collegiality.  The person is expected to build and raise the national and international reputation through excellence in teaching predoctoral, as well as graduate and advanced education programs, with a focus on research and scholarly activity and professional related service, including but not limited to seeking external funding for oral health initiatives in the north Texas communities. Responsibilities as a department faculty member will include participating in teaching (didactic, preclinical, and clinical) at both predoctoral and postdoctoral levels, research, and service. The administrative responsibilities of the department head are to manage department faculty and staff in support of clinical teaching and resident patient care within the onsite outpatient clinics and external outpatient clinic sites throughout the North Texas region, particularly in the DFW metroplex or other Texas A&M Health facilities.  The department head is fiscally responsible for dental public health operations and reports directly to the Dean of Texas A&M University School of Dentistry.

The Department of Public Health Sciences at Texas A&M University School of Dentistry is a recognized leader in dental public health with a rich history of accomplishments in clinical excellence and research that impacts the oral health of the community. More information regarding the Department of Public Health Sciences can be found at https://dentistry.tamu.edu/departments/public-health/index.html


The successful candidate must have a DDS/DMD or equivalent degree, a certificate in Dental Public Health from a CODA accredited program, be board certified or board eligible by the American Board of Dental Public Health or equivalent academic/federal qualifications.  The candidate is expected to obtain a dental license in the State of Texas.

Candidates should have a demonstrable record of excellence in leadership and program management, teaching, service, patient care and scholarship and research accomplishments; record of obtaining external funding for oral health initiatives

Application Instructions

Interested applicants must apply through the Texas A&M University faculty job board hosted by Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/123100 and upload the following: 1) Curriculum Vitae, 2) Cover letter 3) List of three references with full contact information including email addresses, 4) Personal Statment to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service, as applicable.

For questions related to this position please contact Brittany Ramsey via email, bramsey@tamu.edu or via phone, 214.828.8483.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program.