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University of Utah School of Dentistry General Practice Residency Assistant Program Director in Salt Lake City, Utah

Position Information

Position/Rank School of Dentistry General Practice Residency Assistant Program Director

Department 01478 - SOD - EDUCATION

City Salt Lake City, UT

Track Non Tenure Track

New Position to Begin As soon as possible


The University of Utah School of Dentistry ( UUSOD ) is seeking a General Practice Residency ( GPR ) Assistant Program Director with the skills and interest to educate and train an exceptionally talented group of residents in a hospital based GPR . The UUSOD thrives on high-quality education and innovation while being committed to providing care to underserved populations across the state of Utah.

This position reports directly to the GPR Director. Responsibilities will include administrative and clinical duties associated with supporting the GPR , as well as educating and mentoring residents to manage and treat medically and dentally complex patients in an inpatient and outpatient setting. In addition, this position will work collaboratively with the interdisciplinary care of patients in the periodontic, prosthetic, endodontic, oral surgery, and pediatric sections of the UUSOD . Evidence-based care is integral to all our programs. Clinical training occurs at the University of Utah Hospital and the UUSOD satellite community health clinics.

The position is available on the (Clinical) Track. Salary and rank will be commensurate with education and experience. This position requires 0.8 to1.0 FTE or a 4-to-5-day commitment per week. In addition, the candidate must be able to support residents taking call.

The UUSOD has many opportunities for career advancement and leadership development. Compensation is based on the published ADEA compensation ranges, including a University contribution towards retirement equivalent to 14.2% of pay with no match required for faculty working at least 50% time over 9 months or more per year. We also offer up to 25 vacation days per year and much more. You can learn more about the benefits package at .


· DDS or DMD degree

· Completion of a General Practice Residency ( GPR )

· Ability to obtain hospital privileging

· Eligible for an unrestricted Utah dental license

o Requirements for a Utah dental license are found on DOPL ( .

UUSOD fosters a humanistic, evidence-based approach to education and patient care. We are looking for applicants who are committed to creating a humanistic environment, will educate and mentor dental students to be technically proficient in all aspects of primary oral health care and serve as role models for the compassionate and ethical care of patients. We also seek individuals whose drive and intellectual curiosity help advance research in oral health care.

UUSOD believes equity, diversity, and inclusion strengthens our community and enhances excellence, innovation, and creativity. We are committed to recruiting individuals who will enrich our work and learning environments. We seek faculty members that share this belief. Finally, we seek applicants with insights and vision for partnering with other primary healthcare professionals to improve oral and overall health for our patients.

Candidates must submit a current curriculum vitae, a cover letter that summarizes teaching, clinical and scholarly experiences, and three professional references’ names/contact information. All references must be outside the University of Utah and/or its affiliates. Submit all applications to:

Inquiries may be directed to:

Jeri Bullock, D.D.S.

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs

University of Utah School of Dentistry

The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health values candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

EEO/Non-Discrimination Information

All qualified individuals are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA). More information, including the Director/Title IX Coordinator’s office address, electronic mail address, and telephone number can be located at:

Online reports may be submitted at


The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“ URS ”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen and immunizations. This report includes statistics about criminal offenses, hate crimes, arrests and referrals for disciplinary action, and Violence Against Women Act offenses. They also provide information about safety and security-related services offered by the University of Utah. A paper copy can be obtained by request at the Department of Public Safety located at 1658 East 500 South.

Special Instructions for Candidates

Open Date 09/08/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Requisition Number PRN03367F

Type Faculty