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Dental Anesthesiologist and Director of Temple University Dental Sedation Center


Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia is seeking applicants for a full-time Dental Anesthesiologist, faculty position at a rank to be determined based on academic credentials.  Candidates must have at least five (5) years of experience working for a multidisciplinary sedation dental care center, preferably affiliated with an academic health center or a dental school.  Experience working and teaching in a postgraduate dental or general anesthesia program is preferred.


The Dental Anesthesiologist will direct patient care as anesthesiologist in our four-operating suite Sedation Center. The faculty will work with other dentists, specialists and residents who will provide a broad scope of dental and surgical care. 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; adults with dental anxiety, fear or phobia; and those in need of complex oral surgical procedures. The selected faculty will also participate in didactic and clinical instruction for pre-doctoral/postdoctoral students and residents in local anesthesia and sedation techniques in addition to credentialing and C.E. for faculty of providing care in the Sedation Center.  Knowledge of dental and medical insurance, credentialing, certification, and reimbursement for sedation care is necessary.


Candidates must be active clinicians and dental anesthesiologists who are 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 and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating interest, date of availability, a current curriculum vitae and three references to:  Jo Ann Nyquist , Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, or via email at:


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 applicants for a full-time faculty position in the clinical-track at an assistant or associate professor level for the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Medicine and Surgery. Major responsibilities of this position will include didactic and clinical teaching at the pre- and postdoctoral levels, supervision of the OMS residents, provision of direct patient care including on-call coverage, and participate in research and other collaborative activities at the Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry and its affiliated sites.

The applicants must have a DDS/DMD from a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)of the American Dental Association and must have successfully completed advanced training in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at a CODA accredited institution. Applicants must be eligible for full licensure in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery or be a candidate for board certification. Expertise in pre-doctoral education and full-scope of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery with emphasis on office anesthesia, Sleep Apnea and Orthognathic Surgery are highly desirable. Pursuit of scholarly activities is strongly encouraged. 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:
Mehran Hossaini, DMD;