Job ID: 207188

Periodontist – Tenure Track

The Ohio State University

  • Mar. 14, 2023
  • Periodontist – Tenure Track
  • Division of Periodontology
  • The Ohio State University
    Columbus, OH
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Periodontics/Periodontology

Periodontist – Tenure Track

Division of Periodontology

Innovative and Collegial Environments Attract and Retain the Best Faculty

The College of Dentistry at The Ohio State University seeks applications for a full-time (12 months) tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the rank of associate/full professor in the Division of Periodontology. This position offers an exciting opportunity to join an active academic program and contribute to the mission of the College and the Division of Periodontology through the pursuit of research, teaching, and service. The primary responsibilities of this position will be the scholarly pursuit of research and extramural funding, with other duties including support of the overall mission of the division through teaching and service, participation in university and college governance, contribution to the college’s continuing education programs, and practice in the college’s affiliated intramural Dental Faculty Practice. Salary, academic rank, and startup package are commensurate with qualifications and experience.


Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent degree and a certificate of advanced education in periodontics from a CODA-accredited program. Board certification by the American Board of Periodontology is highly desirable. Preference will be given to individuals with a PhD or other advanced degree, evidence of an established research program, and prior success as an independent investigator. Candidates also must be eligible for a regular or limited teaching license by the Ohio State Dental Board. Information on state dental licensure is available at 


The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a desire to create an environment that promotes collegiality, collaboration, and cultural diversity among members of various education, research, and service communities. A willingness to serve as a role model and advocate for the ideals of professionalism and high ethical standards in a health science educational setting is essential.


Only applications submitted in Workday will be accepted. Evaluation of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Salary, administrative augmentation, and academic rank are commensurate with qualifications. Candidates should submit a personal statement that delineates professional qualifications and career goals, along with curriculum vitae, diversity statement and three professional references to


Potential candidates may address any questions to Dr. Dimitris Tatakis, Search Committee chair, at Please note that no applications will be accepted via email.


As an R1 research-intensive university with seven health science colleges on its campus, Ohio State University provides the optimal environment for the College of Dentistry to meet its tripartite mission of education, research, and service. The college distinguishes itself nationally by engaging faculty throughout the campus, around the state, and across the country in a host of experiences that provide enriching opportunities. The College of Dentistry is Ohio’s only state-supported dental school, and it educates more than 60% of the state’s dentists. Comprised of ten divisions, the college supports nine advanced education programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation. In pre-doctoral clinical education, eight small group practice clinics that focus on comprehensive care will provide an ideal environment for dental and dental hygiene students to work in a vertically integrated model for delivering care.


The Ohio State University is a premier employer that provides exceptional rewards, including start-up packages and medical, dental, and vision benefits. The university’s competitive salaries and benefits packages include generous retirement plans, tuition assistance for employees and their dependents, wellness initiatives, and more. Please visit for detailed information.


The College of Dentistry’s atmosphere is one of collaboration and inclusiveness, where differences in thought and experience are embraced and celebrated.

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.

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