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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 Dr. Amid I. Ismail, Dean, University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, 215-707-2799, ismailai@temple.edu.

Associate Dean for Clinical Care and Operations

Temple Universi​ty Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking highly qualified applicants for the full-time clinical or tenure/tenure-track faculty position of Associate Dean for Clinical Operations.  The dental school has embarked on major renovation of the clinical facilities and operational management of its clinic following the lean management method.  The outcome of these changes was significant increase in number of patient treated at the clinic and almost doubling of clinical revenues.  The next Associate Dean should be able to sustain and grow the new model of patient-centered care and apply more advanced methods of clinical management tailored to an academic setting.  The new Associate Dean will also play a pivotal role in diversification of patient population and starting community initiatives to improve access to underserved populations.

Under the supervision of the Dean, the Associate Dean is responsible for providing executive direction and leadership of the clinical operations of the school with the purpose of creating and maintaining excellence in the provision of patient-centered clinical care and maintaining strong educational learning environment. The Associate Dean reports directly to the Dean and he/she will exercise oversight of all clinical operations in the predoctoral and postdoctoral programs to include managing all clinical facilities, and clinical staff in all clinics, patient recruitment and admission (all entry points including telephone operations), provision of evidence-based and comprehensive care, managing and expanding the recall programs for all clinics, managing a continuous quality improvement program, continuous application of lean management principles, ensuring compliance with HIPAA and regulatory policies and laws, risk management, and resolving patient complaints. The Associate Dean will also be responsible for ensuring that the care delivered and the revenues generated are sufficient to meet the educational and financial needs of the school.

To be considered, candidates must hold a DDS/DMD and a current Pennsylvania dental license or be eligible for unrestricted license to practice in Pennsylvania; have a demonstrated record of successful experience and positive financial and service outcomes in management of large dental practice in not-for-profit systems or dental school; education in business, especially in lean management of healthcare enterprises.  

Preference will be given to individuals with experience in U.S. CODA accredited institutions and pre-doctoral teaching; who are innovators with demonstrated leadership, communication and management; and who have earned an MBA, MPH, or MHSA.  The candidate must demonstrate commitment that supports the dental education and competence as a clinician.  Appointment track, salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The position is available June 1, 2015.The search will continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, research interest, and professional goals, and three references to:  Mr. Langston Huzzy, Office of the Dean, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA  19140 (email: lhuzzy@temple.edu).  Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Minority and female applicant 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
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 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

 

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

 

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.

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.