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Assistant or Associate Professor—Behavioral Sciences

Department of Oral Health Sciences, Temple University, Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking candidates for two full-time tenure-track or tenured faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor rank.   Applicants must have a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, health psychology or behavioral sciences with emphasis on evaluation and outcomes assessment in health settings and public health.  The candidates are expected to develop courses and teach in an integrated clinical comprehensive clinical setting where patients’ dental, medical, physical, and behavioral factors are managed, and coordinate interprofessional education activities.  The candidates 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 candidates are expected to mentor clinical faculty in communication and behavioral management in clinical settings.  Research and teaching are primary foci of this faculty position.   Candidates with research grants are encouraged to apply. Depending on research interests, candidates may collaborate on a NIH study on the management of dental anxiety and its treatment among patients at TUKSoD. The position may also offer the opportunity to provide clinical psychological services at the school or an affiliated medical clinic to PA licensed or license eligible 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 letters of recommendation to Dr. Marisol Tellez Merchan, Chair Search Committee, Department of Oral Health Sciences, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, Marisol@temple.edu.

 

Associate Non-tenured or Tenured Associate Professor

Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, Philadelphia, PA.

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.  This position may be in the tenure or clinical track. Tenured appointments require ability to conduct funded research and a track record of research achievements to ensure that the faculty will succeed in this track.

 

Applicants must have a clinical periodontology certificate from an ADA-CODA accredited specialty program, full dental license, or eligibility for a license, to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and be board certified with the American Board of Periodontology. An extensive teaching record is required. Applicants with experience in accreditation will be preferred.

 

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 post-graduate program 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.