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Job Opportunities

Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor in Prosthodontics

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for full-time faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor level with a DMD or DDS and eligibility for an unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicants must also have completed advanced training in a CODA-approved prosthodontics program and be board qualified, or certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics.  Candidates must currently be active clinicians and 3-5 years clinical experience in a prosthodontic practice practice is desirable.  Applicants with certificates or degrees from a CODA accredited postgraduate programs, but with an international dental degree,  are eligible to apply and may be granted a restricted teaching license.

Successful candidates must be highly competent or proficient in diagnoses, treatment planning, restorative and prosthetic care, and restoration of implants. Experience with digital dentistry will be an asset.  Candidate with additional advanced skills will be preferred.  Candidates must demonstrate evidence of collaborative team work and leadership, professionalism, and ethical practice.

The selected faculty are expected to be:

  • Competent  to lecture in, and possibly direct didactic courses
  • Proficient to practice dentistry at the dental school or affiliated clinics
  • Competent to provide comprehensive care
  • Competent to provide hands-on clinical teaching in a comprehensive care clinic at  the dental school
  • Capable of changing and adapting to new evidence in dental practice.

Intramural or extramural private practice at Temple University dental clinics may also be available.  Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, a current curriculum vitae and three references to: Ms. Jo Ann Allen Nyquist, Search Committee Chair, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, or via email at: jo.ann.nyquist@temple.edu. Temple is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Positions Pediatric Dentistry - Project ENGAGE

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking a General Dentist to provide examination, diagnosis, preventive treatment and minimal restorative care for Head Start Children in Philadelphia. The program serves areas in Philadelphia that have been designated as underserved.

The desired candidate must be licensed in the state of Pennsylvania, willing to provide treatment or supervise students for 1 to 2 days a week, and must be able to travel to various locations within the North Philadelphia area. Previous experience with management of children preferred.

The daily salary for this position is competitive with rates of private practice.

Interested applicants should send a CV, cover letter, and at least three references to Theresa Hopkins, Family and Community Development Coordinator at Theresa.hopkins@temple.edu

Temple University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer, m/f/d/v.

Faculty Positions Pediatric Dentistry:  Assistant or Associate Professor

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking highly qualified applicants for full-time tenured, tenure-track or non-tenure-track faculty positions in Pediatric Dentistry to work in a growing urban patient-care center serving children from infancy to 16 years of age and in a newly established Sedation Center.

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 eligible to be) Board certified by the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching; and clinical practice in the Pediatric Clinic and a newly established Dental Sedation Center.

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 are 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 contact information for three references to:

Cynthia Russell
Director of Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
cynthia.russell@temple.edu
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

Postdoctoral Fellowship in Behavioral Dentistry

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry (TUKSoD) is seeking candidates for a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral dentistry to begin as early as Summer, 2016. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree in clinical psychology, health psychology or a related area and possess excellent research skills and interest in conducting research as part of an interdisciplinary team. Initial work will focus on the study of dental anxiety and its treatment among patients at TUKSoD, conducting clinical work (diagnostic assessments and/or therapy) and assisting in the development of a federal grant proposal. The position may also offer the opportunity to accrue supervised clinical hours toward licensure and to lecture on the behavioral sciences or tobacco cessation. Opportunities for developing one’s own line of research and potentially moving to a faculty position may be available. 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 letters of reference to Mrs. Shanae Johnson at tue32196@temple.edu.

Consideration of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

Dental Anesthesiologist, Assistant or Associate Professor

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time Dental Anesthesiologist position at the Assistant or Associate professor level with DMD or DDS. Successful candidates will spend approximately 80% of their time providing direct patient care in our 4-chair Sedation Center. The Center is designed to provide care to a diverse patient population which includes, but is not limited to, patients with behavioral, developmental, or intellectual disabilities; pediatric patients; and those in need of complex oral surgical procedures. For the remainder of the time, the faculty will participate in teaching activities such as supervision of pre-doctoral students in clinics and pre-clinical laboratories, in addition to didactic teaching.

Candidates must be an active clinician and Dental Anesthesiologist who is certified by the American Dental Board of Anesthesiology or eligible for board certification.  Eligibility for unrestricted licensure and General Anesthesia Permit in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, a current curriculum vitae and three references to:  Dr. Mehran Hossaini, Temple University Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, or via email at: mhossaini@temple.edu

Temple is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Dentist/Exodontist

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full- or part-time faculty position at the Assistant or Associate professor level.   The major responsibilities of this position will include provision of direct patient care and supervision of pre-doctoral students in the emergency and elective Oral Surgery clinics.  The faculty will also participate in other teaching activities as needed such as supervision of pre-doctoral students in clinics and pre-clinical laboratories, in addition to didactic teaching.

The successful candidate must have a DDS or DMD from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) and be a currently active clinician, with a minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience in a busy practice.   Graduates of a CODA-accredited AEGD or GPR program are preferred.  Applicants are expected to have excellent clinical and teaching experience, particularly in minor oral surgery and dental extractions.  Eligibility for unrestricted licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania is required. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, a current curriculum vitae and three references to:  Dr. Mehran Hossaini, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, or via email at: mhossaini@temple.edu.

Temple is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

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
Director of 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 tud14663@temple.edu, or via mail to:
 
The Office of the Dean
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

 

Department of Restorative Dentistry

Part-Time Faculty

The Department of Restorative Dentistry is seeking applications for part-time faculty (minimum of one full day per week) position in its comprehensive clinics 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 amanda.bergey@temple.edu for review by Dr. Matthew Palermo, Chairman, Department of Restorative Dentistry.


Director of Operative Dentistry

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor position to serve as the Director of Operative Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry.  The candidate must have or is eligible for an unrestricted PA license or a teaching license. The candidate mist 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 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. Eligibility for a teaching license in Pennsylvania required successful completion of a CODA accredited specialty or AEGD/GPR program.

Send email CV to Ms. Jo Ann Nyquist, Search Committee Chair, jo.ann.nyquist@temple.edu. Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, female and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

Interested Applicants should send a cover letter including date of availability, a current curriculum vitae and three references.