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Public Health Dental Hygienist

The Dental Hygienist will be assisting in the oral health management of all Temple KleinLife Center, Temple Dental School, and patients in the North Philadelphia Community for the Dental School. The Dental Hygienist will act as care provider and also as instructor for students, residents, and staff; and provide all aspects of hygiene care, including examination, caries risk assessment, prophylaxis, scaling, fluoride application, oral hygiene, oral health, and nutrition instruction. The Dental Hygienist will record patient’s information in the dental chart accurately and completely; provides patient care and may instruct students in dental hygiene care; assist students in performing definitive scaling or calculus removal utilizing a hand instrument and or an ultrasonic scaler; (Cavitron) and will work with the Director and Dean to improve patient care programs and deliver care. The Dental Hygienist will also perform independent procedures as delegated and directed by a dentist in accordance with state regulations and law as well as Dental School protocol; direct the clinic Recall Program; assist with the Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) program, assist with acquiring and analyzing outcomes data for both the new and improved programs and assist with various clinical and administrative functions. The incumbent will also receive and place necessary calls consistent with professional matters and organize and perform preventive oral health presentations on-site and off-site locations. Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

Must be a registered Public Health Dental Hygienist with at least three years clinical experience with current PA Licensure and X-Ray certification. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain Child Abuse Clearance.
  • Must be able to travel to different clinic locations that may not be accessible by public transportation.
  • Prior experience working with a computerized Dental Clinic Management System.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, communication, and organizational skill.
  • Must be able to prioritize projects and tasks and to respond to simultaneous requests from several directions.
  • Ability to work with faculty, students, community members, and consult with diverse population.
  • Must be dependable and follow through with assigned tasks.
  • Must be able to work independently.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and tasks and to respond to simultaneous request.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word.

To apply please visit the link below

http://www.temple.edu/hr/departments/employment/jobs_within.htm

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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Faculty Positions Pediatric Dentistry:  Clinical Adjunct Instructor - Project ENGAGE

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking a Pediatric Dentist to serve as a Clinical Adjunct Instructor and to provide preventative treatment and minimal restorative care for our Project ENGAGE outreach program. The program serves ten zip codes in the Philadelphia area that have been designated as underserved. The program is also designed to combat Early Childhood Caries and serves children ages 5 and under at offsite dental clinics through collaborations with local Head Start and community organizations.

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 Pediatric Dentistry preferred.

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.