The Faculty of Medicine of the University of Basel invites applications for the newly created position of Professor of Oral Health and Medicine .
The appointment is at the University Center for Dental Medicine Basel UZB and encompasses management of the Clinic for Oral Health & Medicine as well as the corresponding professorship.
The UZB fulfills the mandate of the University of Basel with regard to teaching and research and carries responsibility for implementing the Basel-
Stadt cantonal ordinance on dental health. Your position
You represent the field in research, teaching and patient care. You will shape interdisciplinary collaboration and will closely cooperate with affiliated disciplines in the Faculty of Medicine.
You will provide leadership and oversight to your collaborators in a goal- and result-oriented manner and will assure that operational requirements are met. Your profile
Applicants should have an outstanding research background in the field of oral health and oral medicine with close ties to basic and clinical research and collaboration with associated medical disciplines.
The Center seeks individuals with a strong track record in research focusing on public oral health and microbiology, including oral epidemiology and health services research.
The Clinic for Oral Health & Medicine will incorporate the existing disciplines of geriatric dentistry, myoarthropathias and facial pain treatment.
Applicants to this position are asked to develop a conceptual plan for the further development of the different subdomains of the comprehensive spectrum covered by Oral Health and Medicine that he or she will not primarily represent.
Applicants must possess extensive knowledge of the diagnosis and interdisciplinary treatment of patients with comorbidities relevant to dental management as well as profound experience of collaboration with associated clinical disciplines.
Core clinical experience in systematic prevention and early detection of oral disease in patients with special needs ("special care") with consideration of long-
term tooth preservation is required. The Professorship has been conceived to bridge the disciplines of clinical and dental medicine for the prevention, diagnosis and therapy of oral manifestations of systemic disease, with due account taken of regional and national healthcare requirements.
As an experienced teacher , you will lecture on the fundaments of oral health, prevention and oral microbiology and promote university-
level education in your field. We are seeking an integrative personality and leader capable of directing and motivating a team successfully.
As a goal-oriented individual, you will assume management tasks in line with the clinic's strategic plan. A university-level degree in dental medicine is a prerequisite.
Teaching duties in German will be mandatory within two years after appointment. We offer you
As equal opportunity employers, the University of Basel and UZB encourage all qualified applicants to apply and offer an attractive work setting, competitive terms of employment and excellent social benefits.