Dept of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery - Instructor/Clinical for Oral Surgery

School of Dentistry
23002794 Requisition #

The University of Texas Health San Antonio, School of Dentistry

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surger

Instructor/Clinical - Oral Surgery

The School of Dentistry at the University of Texas Health San Antonio, is currently looking to hire two Oral Surgery Instructor/Clinical at Non-Tenure Track level within the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMFS). The positions are 100% benefits eligible, full-time for a period of 12 months.

We are looking for dedicated, self-driven, and enthusiastic individuals to become part of our team for the upcoming 2024-2025 academic year. Applicants are required to have a strong academic record and good interpersonal skills. This opportunity offers valuable experience for individuals aspiring to pursue a career in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. Applicants must be able to obtain a Texas Dental license by June 21, 2024 (start date).

Primary responsibilities will include the following duties:

1. Teaching Responsibilities to instruct students and deliver direct patient care in dentoalveolar surgery in the Predoctoral Oral Surgery Clinic at the UTHSCSA School of Dentistry, five days a week.

2. Take primary call, participation in the the call schedule, roughly Q4-5 primary calls (Level 1 trauma center). This is split amongst the other Oral Surgery Interns and rotating OMFS Residents.

3. Inpatient Manager of patients, acquire skills in Pre/peri/postoperative management in the inpatient-setting.

4. Participation in Educational activities, didactics constitute a crucial part of the program to include the following activities:

      Participation in weekly Morbidity and Mortality (M&M) Rounds

      Participation in the Dentofacial Deformities - Treatment planning sessions along with Oral Surgery/Orthodontic residents

      Participation in the monthly Clinical/Pathological Conferences along with the OMFS Residents

      Participation in the journal club along with OMFS residents

      Participation in the Implant/Prosthodontic Conference along with OMFS residents.

      Attend lecture presentation given by Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Faculty members

      Develop and present lectures on designated topics as assigned to you.

Minimum Qualifications:  The applicants must have DDS/DMD with eligibility to obtain a dental licensure in the State of Texas.

Application Instructions: To be considered, you must complete the application which contains two (2) sections: 

  1. Name and contact information
  2. Combine all applications maters Letter of interest Current Curriculum Vitae List of three references, submit in PDF or word document (upload as resume attachment)  CBSE score (if taken, not required)

To complete the application go to UT Health Careers website at, and create a profile. Candidates chosen for interviews will receive an email notification and we may ask for supplementary documents, if needed.

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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