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AEGD Program Director

The future of postgraduate general dentistry education is at Temple University!  Come join our vision for advanced general dentistry and the pipeline of dental education for the 21st century. 

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking highly qualified applicants for Director of the Advanced Education in General Dentistry Program in the non-tenure clinical track. The director is responsible for the coordination, direction and expansion of a well-established program that has been fully accredited since 1992.  The position provides an exciting opportunity to develop a second-year program with multiple tracks, expand the overall size and scope of AEGD, and assist with developing and interacting with a new GPR program.  Applicants must have completed a CODA-approved AEGD or GPR program or have served as a program director prior to January 1, 2000.  Eligibility for licensure in Pennsylvania is required.  Applicants are expected to have excellent clinical and teaching experience in all phases of advanced general dentistry including oral surgery, prosthodontics, periodontics, endodontics, and implant supported prostheses; experience in coordination and management within a complex general dentistry clinical setting; experience and working knowledge of applicable CODA accreditation standards; as well as curriculum development and management experience including clinical and educational outcomes to support a patient-centered, evidence-based environment.  Opportunities for faculty practice are available.  The position is available July 1, 2014.

Kornberg School of Dentistry offers:

  • Newly renovated clinical facilities completed in 2013
  • Dedicated 13-operatory AEGD clinic with expansion to 21
  • Digital radiology including intraoral, panoramic and 3D imaging
  • State-of-the-art central sterilization and cassette management system
  • University instructional support center and teaching/learning center for faculty
  • Active dental implant program for comprehensive care patients
  • School-wide AxiUm clinical management system
  • Large and diverse patient population

Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, curriculum vitae and three 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.

Director, Clinical Management System (axiUm)

The Director is responsible for providing expertise for the Dental School Clinical Management System.  Ensures the integrity of the system as the applications are enhanced and modified.  Will furnish reports from extracted information housed in the axiUm database.  The individual will be responsible for forecasting cost, equipment and personnel needs for projects and programs as required and related to operations.  Projects plan development, resource management, negotiation of resources and project coordination.  In addition, the incumbent works with the appropriate faculty and staff to assess technology needs and design systems to achieve those needs. Forecast costs, equipment and personnel needs for projects and programs as required and related to operations.

Required Education and Experience:

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Systems Analysis, Software Engineering, or a related field.  Six years experience in dental school environment in progressive IT Management capacity.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated experience with enterprise system implementation.
  • Demonstrated Crystal reporting, creating, Oracle skills and understanding the operations of databases and triggers
  • Demonstrated programming experience with axiUm with the ability to extract and report on data
  • Ability to create and execute SQL scripts
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as receptive listening skills
  • Ability to present complex ideas in a clear, concise fashion to technical and non-technical audience
  • Ability to make decisions and recommendations on technology strategies.
  • Demonstrated skills in end user consulting, training, and application development.
  • Ability to work with deadlines and changing priorities in a complex environment.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of financial and budgeting principles.

Preferred:

Extensive programming experience in Axium.

Compliance Statement:

In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact.
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Director, Post-baccalaureate Program

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for Directorship of an exciting, new Post-baccalaureate program. This new program is intended for approximately 30 students interested in strengthening their applications for dental school, and will include DAT preparation, science coursework leading towards a Master’s degree, and dental assistant training. The Director of the Post-baccalaureate program will be a full-time administrator or faculty member with salary commensurate with credentials and qualifications.  In order to help develop this new program further, it is anticipated that the Directorship position will start in late 2014 with the first class to be accepted in 2015.   Candidates must have dental training, preferably at the level of a DDS/DMD or RDH.  Extensive experience with CODA standards and the dental accreditation process, and service as a CODA site visitor or reviewer, is strongly desired.  Candidates should possess a demonstrated record of administrative, leadership and organizational skills, and have the ability to run a comprehensive program including curriculum scheduling and management, student admissions and affairs, interaction with faculty, and space renovation.  This position may include other assignments including clinical teaching and/or coordination of clinical activities to meet CODA standards.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter indicating the date of availability, a curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to Dr. Sarah Gray at sgray@dental.temple.edu.  Minority and female applicants are encouraged to apply.  Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Medicine and Surgery

Kornberg School of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time position as Director of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Center.  The position is available immediately.  The director is responsible for the overall educational and patient care activities in oral and maxillofacial surgery and for the academic supervision of Kornberg dental residents from the Ministry of Health in Kuwait and similar contracts.  The director is expected to manage the outpatient oral and maxillofacial surgery center to meet the needs of the Philadelphia community and the surrounding area and provide hands-on patient care.  This five-day appointment includes one day for intramural private practice at the dental school or affiliated surgical centers or hospitals. The position reports directly to the Dean and to the Chair of Oral Medicine, Pathology and Surgery.  Requirements for the position include board certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, current Pennsylvania dental license, appropriate Pennsylvania State Board of Dentistry anesthesia permit, and extensive experience in education of dental students and residents in oral and maxillofacial surgery.   Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.  The search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Kornberg School of Dentistry offers:

  • Newly renovated clinical facilities completed in 2013
  • Digital radiology including intraoral, panoramic and 3D imaging
  • State-of-the-art central sterilization and cassette management system
  • Substantial outpatient surgical programs for emergency and comprehensive care
  • University instructional support center and teaching/learning center for faculty
  • Active dental implant program for comprehensive care patients
  • Well-established and diverse AEGD residency program
  • School-wide AxiUm clinical management system

Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, curriculum vitae and three 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 Orthodontics

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking candidates for a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty leadership position in the Department of Orthodontics.  The candidate should work with clinical leaders of the post-graduate program to develop a funded clinical research and outcomes assessment program.  The department focuses on pre-doctoral and graduate orthodontic education, clinical practice, and research in new and technologically advanced clinics.  The Department has a cadre of strong and committed clinical faculty with extensive expertise in the specialty.  The orthodontic clinic has access to a large pool of patients with diverse needs and backgrounds, and receives strong support from a team of exceptional adjunct faculty.

Applicants must have an orthodontic certificate from a CODA accredited program, and certification by the American Board of Orthodontics. Teaching and research experience is required. Preference will be given to candidates who have a Ph.D., expertise in clinical research and outcomes assessment, and are eligible for Pennsylvania licensure.

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, copy of residency certificate, and three references to Dr. Lisa Deem, Chair, Search Committee at ldeem@dental.temple.edu.

Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking candidates for a full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank.   Applicants must have a Ph.D./Psy.D. in Clinical or Health Psychology with research skills and interest in conducting funded research in health and oral health with emphasis on evaluation and outcomes assessment. 

The candidate is expected to develop courses and teach in evidence based, integrated clinical, comprehensive patient-centered settings where patients’ dental, medical, physical, and behavioral factors are managed.  The candidate must have a track record in research that focuses on developing and evaluating interventions and must be well trained to conduct NIH/NSF level or equivalent research that can be funded in any area related to health.  The candidate is expected to mentor clinical faculty in communication and behavioral management in clinical settings.  Research and teaching are primary foci of this faculty position

 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. Lisa Deem, Chair Search Committee, Admissions, Diversity, and Student Affairs, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, ldeem@dental.temple.edu.

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. Lisa Deem, Chair Search Committee, ldeem@dental.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 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. Lisa Deem, Chair Search Committee, Admissions, Diversity, and Student Affairs, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, ldeem@dental.temple.edu

 

Department of Endodontology

To build upon the tradition of excellence and to advance our mission in education, patient care and research, the Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking highly qualified and successful applicants for a full-time faculty position in the Department of Endodontology

Applicants must have an endodontic certificate from a CODA accredited program, and have  certification, or eligibility for certification by the American Board of Endodontics. Preference will be given to applicants who are eligible for Pennsylvania licensure.  Applicants must have an excellent track record in teaching and scholarship.  They also must have experience in working with diverse groups of students and faculty, and developing strong teams. 

Responsibilities will include both clinical and didactic pre-doctoral and post-doctoral teaching in the Department of Endodontology. 

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, copy of residency certificate, and three references to Dr. Lisa Deem, Chair Search Committee ldeem@dental.temple.edu.