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Job Opportunities

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.

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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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.