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Job Opportunities

General Dentists

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants to practice as a General Dentist in the Faculty Dental Practice.  Applicants must have, or be eligible for, an unrestricted dental license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and experience working in group practices or a university-affiliated dental practice.  Experience working with dental staff including working with expanded function dental assistants is necessary.

A base salary and clinical incentive will be determined based on experience.

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
sean.patton@temple.edu
School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

Assistant or Associate Professors in Comprehensive Clinical Care - International Dentists Program

The Maurice H. Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels with DMD, DDS (or equivalent). Preference will be given to applicants with GPR or AEGD training, or with extensive experience working with international students.  Applicants must have experience in didactic teaching, course directorship, and curriculum development.  This position will require experience in directing a dental program, especially an international DMD program and teaching in preclinical and clinical courses.  Proficiency in all aspects of general dentists are necessary.

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
sean.patton@temple.edu
School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

​Biomaterials Professor

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is searching for faculty at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, tenure or non-tenure, in the field of Dental and Biomaterials for our research programs in Oral Microbome and Bioengineering.

The successful candidate, must have education and experience in conducting peer-reviewed funded research and focus on developing new “smart materials”. The successful applicant will work with other faculty who are from the fields of bioengineering, materials science, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering or related fields with a focus on basic and translational science investigations involving biomaterials. Responsibilities include leading a new biomaterials laboratory focused on dental care.   In addition to research, the successful candidate will engage in teaching dental materials for predoctoral and postdoctoral students.

Candidate must have a PhD in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A dental degree is not required but preference will be to those who are dentists with doctoral level education in the field.

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
sean.patton@temple.edu
School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

Triage Dentist

Temple University, Kornberg School of Dentistry is searching for a Triage Dentist to work in a new triage clinic. The Triage Dentist will be trained to follow the guidelines for assigning patients to clinics and recommending radiographic examinations based on ADA/FDA guidelines, and will provide additional clinical duties as assigned by the Dean or his/her designee. Knowledge of all aspects of general dentistry and disease management and the ability to communicate general treatment options and cost will be required.   Experience in serving patients with high dental and medical needs and social/economic challenge is required.

Candidate must have a DMD or DDS along with (or eligibility for) an unrestricted dental license to practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and must be able to start their schedule at 7AM Monday-Friday.

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
sean.patton@temple.edu
School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

Assistant Dean for Clinical Operations

The Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking an Assistant Dean for Clinical Operations who will be responsible for directing and managing clinical operations within the school in the areas of staff recruitment and training, discipline, inventory, instruments, process of patient care, call center, coordination of business operations, among other duties as assigned by the Dean. Primarily the Assistant Dean will be responsible for operational functions in the school's dental clinics and supervises the instrument management unit.  The candidate must be familiar with applying lean management principles and practices and standards, laws, and regulations as directed by regulatory and accrediting organizations, and state and federal governments. The Assistant Dean is expected to be a hands on manager who not only directs staff, but is highly active in the clinic's daily working with faculty, students and staff on patient care issues as well as teaching, developing, and mentoring both staff and students in clinical management operations. He or she will be responsible for conducting a staff development program, and ensuring that the clinics are providing the highest quality patient care and educational environment while providing professional services that support the mission and vision of the school. In addition, the Assistant Dean be responsible for ensuring that staff have proper access to and are properly trained in all systems including Axium; completing performance development plans for staff as well as working with administration to go through proper disciplinary procedures as needed; and assisting with maintaining supply and equipment inventory, making sure that appropriate materials are ordered, not misused, and are properly maintained. Other responsibilities will be scheduling and directing staff, which will include moving staff between various clinics and adjusting start, end, and break times based upon need due to high patient volume, staff vacation/sick time, or in house meetings/trainings etc.; and assisting administration with creating, reviewing, and updating clinical policies and procedures. Performs other duties as assigned.

Candidate must have either a DDS/DMD, RDH, or dental assisting certification with hands on experience with directly managing and supervising staff within a large dental clinic, and teaching/training students and staff. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Interested applicants should send a cover letter indicating date of availability, curriculum vitae and their references to: Dayna Vasquez, Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry, 3223 N Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19140 or e-mail: Dayna.Lozano@temple.edu

Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply

Assistant or Associate Professors 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:

Cynthia Russell
Assistant Dean for Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
cynthia.russell@temple.edu
Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry
3223 North Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA  19140

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

Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor in Prosthodontics

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 eligibility for an unrestricted license to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicants must also have completed advanced training in a CODA-approved prosthodontics program and be board qualified, or certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics.  Candidates must currently be active clinicians and 3-5 years clinical experience in a prosthodontic practice is desirable.  Applicants with certificates or degrees from a CODA accredited postgraduate programs, but with an international dental degree,  are eligible to apply and may be granted a restricted teaching license.

Successful candidates must be highly competent or proficient in diagnoses, treatment planning, restorative and prosthetic care, and 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 and leadership, professionalism, and ethical practice.

The selected faculty are expected to be:

  • Competent  to lecture in, and possibly direct didactic courses
  • 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.  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.

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, in addition to direct patient care 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
mhossaini@temple.edu
Professor and Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Medicine, Surgery
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.