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University of Colorado Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor-Comp Care in Aurora, Colorado


University of Colorado – School of Dental Medicine

Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (C/T)

Department of Restorative Dentistry/Comprehensive Care Program

The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine (CUSDM) seeks outstanding applicants for a full-time, clinical track position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in the Department of Restorative Dentistry.

The University of Colorado School of Dental Medicine is located on the Anschutz Medical campus, one of the nation’s newest comprehensive academic health science centers that includes Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health; a College of Nursing, a Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the two nationally ranked hospitals, Children’s Hospital Colorado, and the University of Colorado Hospital. Powered by our award-winning faculty, renowned researchers and a reputation for academic excellence, the CU Anschutz Medical Campus drives innovation from the classroom to the laboratory to the delivery of unparalleled patient care. Read CU Anschutz Quick Facts here .

This clinical teaching (CT) track full-time position will be at the rank of Assistant Professor (CT) or Associate Professor (CT), depending upon candidate qualifications.

Position Emphasis:

Primary responsibilities include the following:

  • Teaching dental students in courses including dental materials, treatment planning, and restorative dentistry;

  • Directing courses in dental materials, treatment planning, case presentation, and operative dentistry;

  • Designing, planning and implementing courses in dental materials;

  • Supervising students and practicing dental medicine in school’s adolescent, transition, and comprehensive care clinics;

  • mentoring students, serving on admission committees, and serving as an advisor

Opportunity for participation in the School’s Dental Faculty Practice is available.

Salary and Benefits:

The salary range ( or hiring range ) for this position has been established as:

Assistant Professor: $120,000 - $145,000

Associate Professor: $145,000 - $175,000

The salary of the finalist(s) selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty and training.

The above salary range represents the University’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. The University of Colorado offers a full benefits package. Information on University benefits programs, including eligibility, is located at Employee Services .

University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our faculty, staff, students and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct background checks for all new employees prior to their employment.

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Your total compensation goes beyond the number on your paycheck. The University of Colorado provides generous leave, health plans and retirement contributions that add to your bottom line.

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Diversity and Equity:

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Office of Equity:

The University of Colorado Denver | Anschutz Medical Campus is committed to recruiting and supporting a diverse student body, faculty and administrative staff. The university strives to promote a culture of inclusiveness, respect, communication and understanding. We encourage applications from women, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities and all veterans. The University of Colorado is committed to diversity and equality in education and employment.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Assistant Professor :

  • A DDS/DMD degree from a CODA accredited U.S. dental school or foreign equivalent

  • Advanced training in dental materials or materials sciences

  • Eligibility for a Colorado dental license

  • At this rank, applicants will have some successful teaching experience and will be expected to teach and/or provide clinical care.

  • Associate Professor :

  • A DDS/DMD degree from a CODA accredited U.S. dental school or foreign equivalent

  • Advanced training in dental materials or materials sciences

  • Eligibility for a Colorado dental license

  • At this rank, applicants will be well qualified to teach and/or provide clinical care with considerable demonstrated evidence of successful teaching and demonstrated leadership and service.

  • Successful candidates will have experience and demonstrate inclusivity while working in a diverse academic, research and clinical community.

  • Demonstrated leadership, organizational and communication skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • The preferred candidate will have academic experience and a demonstrated commitment to working in a collaborative and multi-cultural environment; and must be committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.


  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and orally.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees at all levels throughout the institution.

  • Outstanding customer service skills.

  • Demonstrated commitment and leadership ability to advance diversity and inclusion.

  • Include additional competencies relevant to the position

Applicants must meet minimum qualifications at the time of hire

Job: Faculty

Primary Location: Aurora

Job Category Faculty


Schedule Full-time

Posting Date Apr 15, 2021

Unposting Date Ongoing

Posting Contact Name Aimee Lewis

Posting Contact Email

Posting Number 00614450

Req ID: 20819

The University of Colorado does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, pregnancy, disability, creed, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, political affiliation, or political philosophy. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply.