Clinical Assistant Professor

School of Dentistry
23000430 Requisition #

UT Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry is looking for a caring, driven, and confident dentist to join our team, preferably with a geriatric dentistry background. The selected person will be an on-site provider of dental services for elderly in nursing homes. Our model comprises of providing comprehensive oral health services using state-of-the art and ergonomic equipment, to improve the oral health of nursing home residents. 

• DDS/DMD degree from CODA-accredited dental school or international equivalent. Completion of an accredited advanced training program and/or certificate (AEGD, GPR)/ Geriatric Dentistry/ Prosthodontics Residency training preferred but not required.

• Current Texas State Dental License or be eligible for one.

• Current CPR (BLS) certification, ACLS, (Nitrous certification preferred)

• Excellent communication skills.

• Proficient experience with Electronic Health Record systems, digital imaging, and CAD/CAM technology.

• Comprehensive knowledge of primary dental care, CDT coding and standard documentation guidelines.

Candidate must have a track record showing commitment to serve diverse population groups and leading vision for the future of dental public health, dentistry, and patient care. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

An ideal candidate will have adaptable mindset to work in assisted living, nursing homes, and other types of non-traditional environments. He/She should be compassionate and interested in serving seniors and be interested in providing wide ranges of solutions to meet the patient's needs. 

This is an incredible opportunity to make lives better daily, especially for those individuals who lack access to regular oral healthcare.

Job Title

Clinical Assistant Professor

Percent Effort for position 


Start Date 

As soon as possible

Annual Salary

Salary is commensurate with Skill & Experience. 




UT Health San Antonio is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer including protected veterans and persons with disabilities. All faculty appointments are designated as security sensitive positions.

Benefits Overview

UT Health San Antonio offers an excellent benefits package for its employees. Employees who work at least 20 hours a week, with an appointment of at least 4.5 months, are eligible for benefits.

Medical- UT SELECT Medical insurance is offered free for employees and administered by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas. Family members can be added to the plan through payroll deduction. Employees and their dependents can also receive discounted copays and coinsurance when using UT Health Physicians, a network of 800 premier physicians including more than 100 specialists.

Dental - Three dental insurance plan options are available for employees and their families through Delta Dental Insurance Company, two PPOs and one dental HMO plan. Both PPO plans allow employees to choose any licensed dentist.

Vision- Fully insured Vision Care benefits are offered by Superior Vision Services. Two vision plan options that offer either standard or enhanced vision benefits. Life Employees receive $40,000 of group term life insurance and $40,000 of basic accidental death and dismemberment insurance for free, with options to purchase additional employee and dependent coverage for both at group rates.

Retirement- Employees are eligible for either the Teacher Retirement System (TRS) or the Optional Retirement Plan (ORP). TRS is a defined benefit retirement plan which UT Health matches employee contributions. ORP is for eligible faculty staff employees. Voluntary retirement programs are also available to invest before- or after-tax dollars with the choice of five quality retirement plan providers.

Time Off- A generous leave program offers multiple paid leave options:

Front-loaded Paid Time Off: 128 to 208 hours (16 to 26 days) of Paid Time Off based on years of service, given at the start of each fiscal year. PTO may be prorated in year one based on date of hire.

Extended Illness Bank: 8 hours (1 day) accrued per month which can be used for illness or injury after one day of Paid Time Off is taken.

Paid Family Leave: Up to 240 hours (6 weeks) to care for a spouse, child, or parent after 6 months of consecutive employment.

Holidays: 12 set paid holidays each year plus three floating holidays, which can be used anytime during the fiscal year.

FSAs- Employees can enroll in flexible spending accounts (FSAs) to set aside money from earnings before taxes for qualifying dependent day care expenses or out-of-pocket health care expenses.

Discounts- Employees enjoy a range of discounts on services, tickets, and gym membership.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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