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Job Opportunities

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. 

AEGD PROGRAM DIRECTOR and ASSISTANT DEAN FOR ADVANCED CLINICAL EDUCATION and PATIENT CARE

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 associate professor track. The same individual should have extensive experience in managing AEGD or GPR program and should have lead successful accreditation reviews.  The Director will integrated the operation of the AEGD and Faculty Dental Practice and will be tasked to create a revenue neutral combined clinic.  The director is responsible for the coordination, direction and expansion of a well-established program that has been fully accredited since 1992.  The Director will also direct and provide care in the Faculty Dental Practice and other outside clinics of the dental school.  The director must be available to operate any of the clinic on evenings and on Saturdays. The position provides an exciting opportunity to develop a second-year AEGD program, expand the overall size and scope of AEGD to include implant placement and restorations, combined esthetic and periodontics fellowship, and assist with developing and interacting with a new GPR program that may open at Jeanes Hospital.  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.  Experience with providing care under general anesthesia or conscious sedation is preferred. The position is available July 1, 2016.   The Director will report to the Dean.

Kornberg School of Dentistry offers:

  • Newly renovated clinical facilities completed in 2013
  • Dedicated 13-operatory AEGD clinic and 10 operatory faculty dental practice
  • Digital radiology including intraoral, panoramic and 3D imaging
  • Digital dentistry for fabrication of prostheses
  • Access to a large patient population of senior citizens
  • Access to emergency dental care
  • Access to sedation service
  • Access to an in-house medical clinic
  • 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: Jo Ann Nyquist, Search Committee Chair, Office of Students’ Affairs 3rd floor, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140 (email: jo.ann.nyquist@temple.edu).  Temple University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer.  Minority and female applicants are encouraged to apply. 

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.  

Assistant or Associate Clinical Professors in Comprehensive Dental Care

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 an unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.   Successful candidates must be highly competent or proficient and experienced in diagnoses, treatment planning, restorative and prosthetic care, periodontal care, and the 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, leadership, professionalism, and ethical practice.

Candidates must currently be active clinicians and have a minimum of 3-5 years clinical experience in a busy general dentistry or specialty practice. Graduates of an AEGD or GPR programs accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation are preferred.

The selected faculty are expected to be:

  • Competent to teach lectures and direct a lecture course
  • 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. In addition, 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.

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.

Orthodontic Faculty Position

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics, invites applications for a full-time Assistant professor clinical track position. Responsibilities will include didactic instruction and supervision of patient care of both orthodontic residents and pre-doctoral dental students. In addition, the candidate will treat their own patients in faculty practice up to 2.5 days per week. The candidate will be expected to advance their scholarship, and participate in service activities. Qualified candidates must possess a DMD/DDS or equivalent: plus an Orthodontic Certificate from a CODA approved program, and be board certified or board eligible. An MS or PhD is desirable.

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications in addition to their potential for making a difference in the advancement of departmental leadership in clinical and or scientific areas.

The search will begin immediately and will end when the position is filled.

Applicants should submit a statement of interest and ambitions, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references to:

Dr. Jeffrey H. Godel,
Chair and Graduate Program Director
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, Department of Orthodontics
3223 N. Broad St.
Philadelphia, PA. 19140
jgodel@temple.edu

Assistant or Associate Clinical Professorial PositionsDepartment 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 non-tenured track faculty positions in the Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology at the level of assistant or associate professor.

Applicants must have a clinical periodontology certificate from an ADA-CODA accredited specialty program, and be a Diplomate (or board eligible) of the American Board of Periodontology.  Preference will be given to applicants who are eligible for Pennsylvania dental licensure.  Applicants must have an excellent track record in teaching, scholarship, and research.  They must also have experience in working with diverse groups of students and faculty, and developing strong teams. 

Responsibilities will include primarily clinical and didactic teaching and research in the Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology.  The candidate must also be competent to practice as a specialist in the Faculty Dental Practice and provide direct patient care on daily basis as part of teaching.  Temple 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.

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 The Office of the Dean, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, or via email to: tud14663@temple.edu, Tel: 215-707-2799. 

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.