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Job Opportunities

Assistant or Associate Professor—Behavioral Sciences, Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health Sciences

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. in clinical or social psychology or behavioral sciences with emphasis on evaluation and outcomes assessment in health settings.  The candidate is expected to develop courses and teach in an integrated clinical comprehensive clinical setting 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 have existing funding or 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.   Candidate with research grants are encouraged to apply.  There will be a significant recruitment package for research productive candidates.

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. Marisol Tellez Merchan, Chair Search Committee, Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Community Oral Health Sciences, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, Marisol@temple.edu.

Associate Non-tenured or Tenured Professor, Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology

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 tenured or non-tenured track faculty position in the Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology at the level of Associate Professor.  The successful candidate will also assume the position of Clinical Director of the Post-Graduate Periodontology and Implantology and Deputy Director of the Postgraduate Program in Periodontology. Tenure track appointments require ability to conduct funded research and a track record of research achievements to ensure that the faculty will succeed in this track.   For a tenured faculty position a PhD or equivalent experience will be preferred.

Applicants must have a clinical periodontology certificate from an ADA-CODA accredited specialty program, full license, or eligibility for a license, to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and be board certified with the American Board of Periodontology.

For faculty who meet all requirements but can only obtain a teaching license in Pennsylvania, a faculty DMD program will be considered as an option during the time of employment at Temple University.  The applicants must also demonstrate his or her experience in working with diverse groups of students, faculty, and staff, and in developing strong teams.   For a tenure-track appointment the faculty must meet the previously defined requirements in this advertisement.

Responsibilities will include primarily clinical and didactic teaching in the Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology.  Supervision of Master level theses will also be required.  The candidate must also be competent to practice as a specialist in the Faculty Dental Practice and provide direct patient care on a daily basis as part of teaching.  Temple’s Dental model of education is based on an apprenticeship model where faculty are engaged as clinicians and educators, in provision of care with the students or residents.

For tenure-track appointment, the faculty will be granted time to continue his or her research plans at Temple.  Generous start-up funding is available.

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, and a curriculum vitae to Ms. Jo Ann Nyquist, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, 215-707-2536, jo.ann.nyquist@temple.edu.

Senior axiUm Programmer

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia, is seeking an experienced programmer to support clinical and related financial operations of the school using relevant programming tools and to create a fully paperless, integrated, and analytical dental management system based on axiUm. The applicant must have extensive experience working and programming for the axiUm dental software for dental organization.

Essential Functions

Develop, test, implement and maintain electronic forms and reports needed for the schools’ conversion to a paperless clinical environment, in coordination and under the leadership of the Office of Clinical Affairs.

Manage the Clinical Management System (Axium) that will track and report all clinical, financial, and evaluation of students’ activities and program reports for business functions necessary to the operations of the dental clinics of the school.

Analyze information related to computer technology and select of clinical software/hardware for the School.

Integrate a variety of in-house developed and commercial tools to develop software applications for the clinics.

Formulate short-and long-term strategic plans in order to enhance the computing environment of the clinics. 

Requirements

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Science, Systems Analysis, Software Engineering, or another related field with several years related work experience.

Extensive programming experience in Axium including demonstrated expertise in using Axium to improve clinical operations and management. In particular, high proficiency creating and customizing axiUm forms is required, as well as proficiency on developing non-axiUm forms and reports that connect to axiUm to optimize information collection and analysis in the clinics, surpassing limitations in axiUm forms and reports.

Proficiency in PL/SQL and in general terms, in Oracle, SQL, and other relevant programming necessary to create reports and analytics.

Proficiency in writing advanced reports using SAP Crystal Reports, creating and understanding how to maximize their functionality.

Experience with enterprise systems implementation.

Position level and salary will be determined based upon the candidate’s education, experience and skill level.

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

Enquiries should be directed to:

Dr. Amid Ismail
Dean, Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry
ismailai@temple.edu

 

Assistant or Associate Professors in Geriatric and Comprehensive Clinical Care

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels with DMD, DDS (or equivalent) along with experience working with geriatric and special needs patients.  Preference will be given to applicants with GPR, AEGD, or geriatric residency training.

Responsibilities will be to teach geriatric dentistry didactically and clinically in pre-doctoral and graduate clinics, and provide direct comprehensive patient care at the predoctoral clinics for at least 2 days per week; and provide direct patient care at the Klein Life Center for 3 days per week.

Pennsylvania license or eligibility for full, unrestricted licensure in PA is required.

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
cynthia.russell@temple.edu
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

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 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.

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
cynthia.russell@temple.edu
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.