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Job Opportunities - Faculty

Faculty Position — Chair and Associate Professor/Professor, Periodontology and Oral Implantology

The Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants with DMD, DDS, or equivalent for a full-time appointment as tenured or tenure-track associate professor or professor and chair of the Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology.  The dental school is known for its excellence in clinical education and patient care and is highly innovative.

Candidates must have or be eligible for either full licensure to practice dentistry or a teaching license in Pennsylvania along with documented excellence in didactic and clinical teaching and funded research. In addition, candidates must demonstrate a record of leadership, administrative, and organizational skills with the ability to manage complex curricular and clinical issues to lead the department in an active phase of growth and change. Candidates must also have experience in new pedagogical methods including patient-centered and evidence-based oral health care.  Candidate with research funding or on track for funding will be preferred provided thy meet the other qualifications.

Salary and academic 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:  Sean Patton, Assistant Director, Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140.  Email: sean.patton@temple.edu

 

Faculty Position — Chair and Associate Professor/Professor, Restorative Dentistry

The Temple University Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants with DMD, DDS, or equivalent for a full-time appointment as tenured or tenure-track or non-tenure track at the rank of associate professor or professor.  The candidate will assume the position of chair of the Department of Restorative Dentistry.  The dental school is known for its excellence in clinical education and patient care and is highly innovative.

Candidates must have or be eligible for full licensure to practice dentistry in Pennsylvania along with documented excellence in didactic and clinical teaching.  Candidate can be tenured on hire or be placed on the tenure track provide that they meet Temple University criteria that define outstanding teaching and research.  In addition, candidates must demonstrate a record of leadership, administrative, and organizational skills with the ability to manage complex curricular and clinical issues to lead the department in an active phase of growth and change. Candidates must also have experience in new pedagogical methods including patient-centered and evidence-based oral health care.  Tenured or tenured-track faculty with research funding or on track for funding will be preferred provided thy meet the other qualifications.

Salary and academic 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:  Sean Patton, Assistant Director, Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140.  Email: sean.patton@temple.edu

 

Faculty Position — Clinical Instructor/Coordinator: Dental Hygienist

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for full-time, non-tenure track faculty positions at the Clinical Instructor level. Applicants must be a certified Dental Hygienist with related experience in teaching students within a clinical setting, and must have, or be eligible for, full licensure as a Dental Hygienist in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Primarily the Clinical Instructor, working under the supervision of Sr. Faculty, will conduct one-to-one teaching with junior and/or senior students on the instruments used to scale teeth, including giving chairside demonstrations; provide prophylaxis care; supervise scaling of the patients seen by students and evaluation of their technique; teach students how to communicate effectively with patients using patient-centered communication methods; and provide educational assessments.  Additionally, the Clinical Instructor will assist with managing the flow of patients being admitted to clinic, tracking student attendance and generating reports for clinical administration, and managing patient recalls, including generating reports, assisting in scheduling patients and coordinating follow-up visits for comprehensive/specialty care. The Clinical Instructor must ensure compliance with all infection control practices as well as with all privacy and confidentiality regulations.  The Clinical Instructor will be responsible for supervising clinical dental assistants assigned to their clinic.

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:  Sean Patton, Assistant Director, Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 N. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA, 19140.  Email: sean.patton@temple.edu

 

Faculty Position —Assistant or Associate Professor in 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). Applicants with high didactic teaching experience and course directorship will be preferred.

Responsibilities will be to teach dentistry didactically and clinically in pre-doctoral and graduate clinics, and provide direct comprehensive patient care at the predoctoral clinics.   

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: Sean Patton, Assistant Director, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, sean.patton@temple.edu

 

Faculty Position — 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 positions at a rank to be determined based on qualifications and experience.   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.

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

 

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, Department of Restorative Dentistry.