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Job Opportunities

Assistant or Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking highly qualified oral surgery applicants for a clinical-track full-time faculty position at the assistant or associate professor rank for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Medicine and Surgery.

Applicants must have completed an ADA-accredited advanced training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and must have, or be eligible for, full Pennsylvania licensure or be eligible for a Pennsylvania restricted teaching license. Applicants must have (or are eligible for) board certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching, and clinical practice in oral surgery.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  For confidential consideration, interested individuals should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to:

Cynthia Russell
Special Assistant for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140
 

Director of Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for the faculty position of Director of Outcomes Assessment and Accreditation. Responsibilities will include working with the associate deans and graduate program directors to ensure compliance with the standards of the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) for both the predoctoral and postdoctoral dental education programs. Candidates must have experience with institutional and educational outcomes assessment, CODA compliance, accreditation site visits, and policy writing. The successful candidate should have a DDS/DMD or RDH degree, excellent writing, and a working knowledge of dental curricula in order to lead the self-study for the school’s next CODA site visit in 2018. Candidates will be expected to teach, lead the interprofessional education initiatives for the school, and coordinate other activities to meet CODA standards. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, curriculum vitae and their references to: Dr. Maria Fornatora, Office of Academic Affairs Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19140 (email: maria.fornatora@temple.edu)

Temple is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Minority and female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, Pediatric Dentistry

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking highly qualified applicants for a full-time tenured, tenure-track or non-tenure-track faculty position in Pediatric Dentistry.
 
Applicants must have completed an ADA-accredited Pediatric Dentistry advanced training program.  Applicants must have, or be eligible for, full Pennsylvania licensure or be eligible for a Pennsylvania restricted teaching license; and must be (or be eligible to be) Board certified by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching; clinical practice in the Pediatric Clinic and a newly established Dental Sedation Center.
 
Candidates will be considered for the assistant, associate or full professor rank, depending on past academic experience.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Candidates seeking tenured or tenure-track appointments should have advanced training in research at the PhD level or equivalent experience. Extensive records of research funding or productivity is necessary to be appointed with tenure.
Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  For confidential consideration, interested individuals should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to:
 
Cynthia Russell
Special Assistant for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140
 

Associate or Full Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking highly qualified applicants for a clinical-track full-time faculty position at the professor or associate professor rank for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Medicine and Surgery.  The successful candidate will serve as Director of the Oral Medicine and Health Assessment Clinic, and as Founding Director of a post-graduate Advanced Education in General Dentistry or General Practice Residency program at Temple University’s Fox Chase Cancer Center.
 
Applicants must have completed an ADA-accredited advanced training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, and must have, or be eligible for, full Pennsylvania licensure or be eligible for a Pennsylvania restricted teaching license. Applicants must have (or are eligible for) board certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and must have an AEGD or a GPR certification.  Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching, and clinical practice in oral medicine, oral surgery and sedation.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.
 
Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  For confidential consideration, interested individuals should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to:
 
Cynthia Russell
Special Assistant for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140
 

Assistant, Associate or Full Professors
Regenerative Dentistry
Oral Microbiome
Smart Dental Biomaterials
Epigenetics

Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia seeks highly qualified researchers for multiple full-time tenured or tenure-track positions in regenerative dentistry, oral microbiome, smart dental biomaterials and epigenetics.
 
Applicants must have PhD-level training, established research portfolios (including extramural funding) and strong publishing records, and must demonstrate the potential for conducting pioneering work and the developing research programs. Preference will be given to applicants in collaborations with other researchers in the U.S. and other countries.  Successful candidates will become part of a network of multidisciplinary research teams with relevant schools and colleges of Temple University.  Research laboratory space and start-up packages will be available.
 
Successful candidates will have primary responsibility for building a strong research program.  Responsibilities will also include didactic teaching and service.  Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and research production.  Successful candidates will also be considered for senior administrative leadership positions at the school.
 
Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  For confidential consideration, interested individuals should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to:
 
Cynthia Russell
Special Assistant for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140
 

Faculty in Community Oral Health Sciences

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants with DDS/DMD, or equivalent, and PhD level education in epidemiology, public health, or behavioral sciences to develop and lead a community oral health educational and research program focused on urban health.  Preferred candidates must either be eligible or have obtained board certification from the American Board of Dental Public Health.  The selected finalist may be considered for position of Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health.  Candidates are expected to develop a funded research program (NIH, HRSA, or other agencies) in any area of population health or health services research.  Responsibilities will include teaching in the predoctoral dental and postgraduate programs in dental public health (residency); clinical teaching, research, and service.  Candidate must have a track record showing commitment to serve diverse population groups. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

For confidential consideration, interested individuals should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and three references to:

Ms. Cynthia Russell
Email: crussell@temple.edu
Special Assistant to the Dean
Dean’s Office
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

Assistant or Associate Professor

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with DMD (or equivalent) and additional training in AEGD, GPR, MSc or PhD, a specialty certificate in the areas of endodontics, periodontics, orthodontics, general practice residency, advanced education in general dentistry, pediatric dentistry, dental implantology, oral and maxillofacial surgery, and prosthodontics.  Responsibilities are to teach, provide direct patient care, and conduct research (PhD is required).  These positions will remain open until suitable candidates are hired.  Eligibility for licensure in PA is required.  Preference will be given to candidates with advanced training in any of the dental specialties and board certification or eligibility for board certification in the US.  For junior faculty, a loan payment stipend may be provided for a long-term commitment to academic education, patient care, scholarly activity and research.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, curriculum vitae and their references to: Dr. Daniel Boston, Search Committee Chair, Office of Clinical Affairs Room 2D02, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19140 (email: daniel.boston@temple.edu).

Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Minority and female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Department of Restorative Dentistry

The Department of Restorative Dentistry is hiring part-time faculty (minimum of one full day per week) for comprehensive clinical instruction and/or preclinic teaching.  A current Pennsylvania license in good standing is required.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  For confidential consideration, interested individuals should email a cover letter and curriculum vitae to Dr. Matthew Palermo, Interim Chairman, Restorative Dentistry, at mpalermo@dental.temple.edu.


Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor position to serve as the Director of the Division of Operative Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry.  The candidate should have experience and demonstrated leadership skills in teaching and providing patient care using current evidence-based methods in caries management.  The responsibilities for this position will include designing and implementing a new curriculum in cariology and restorative dentistry, teaching, development of contemporary didactic curriculum materials, lecturing, preclinical instruction, and research in the field of cariology.  Applicants should be familiar with current pedagogical teaching methods including evidence-based oral health care.  Qualified candidates must have a DDS, DMD or equivalent and must have an MSc or PhD degree (preferable) and funded research track records.
Send email CV to Dr. Dan Boston, Search Committee Chair, daniel.boston@temple.edu.  Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, female and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

 

Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking candidates for the position of Department Chair and Director of the Postgraduate Program in Periodontics.  Applicants must have a certificate from a CODA-certified post-graduate program in Periodontology and Diplomate of the American Academy of Periodntology status.  Candidates should have academic credentials and a research record to lead a post-graduate program.  Preference will be given to applicants who are eligible for Pennsylvania licensure and who also achieved Diplomate or Fellowship status from The American Academy of Implant Dentistry (AAID) or the International Congress of Oral Implantologists (ICOI).  Applicants must have an excellent track record in teaching, scholarship, and research.  They also must have experience in working with diverse groups of students and faculty, and developing strong teams. Tenure track positions are available to qualified candidates.

Responsibilities will include both clinical and didactic teaching in the department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology.  The candidate must be able to provide direct patient care.

Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  For confidential consideration, interested individuals should email a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of residency certificate, and three references to Dr. Dan Boston, Search Committee Chair, Office of Clinical Affairs, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, daniel.boston@temple.edu.