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Assistant or Associate Tenure or Tenure-track

Microbiome and Bioinformatics

Kornberg School of Dentistry, Temple University

Temple University’s Kornberg School of Dentistry in Philadelphia is seeking a highly qualified researcher for a tenure-track position in bioinformatics with a particular focus in the field of the oral microbiome.

Applicants must have PhD-level training in the life sciences, public health, or computer science with strong familiarity of bioinformatics, computational biology, genomic analysis and general life sciences.  Familiarity with medical and dental research and an established research portfolio, including NIH extramural funding and a strong publishing record would be helpful.  Must demonstrate a potential for conducting pioneering work and developing research programs. The candidate must have a strong working knowledge of bioinformatics related to genomics, transcriptomics, and/or proteomics data, and of public database resources and expertise with:

- Microbiome sequencing data analysis and visualization tools including but not limited to mothur, QIIME, HUMAnN2, Megan, Microbiome R package, and Phyloseq.

- Microbiome dynamics modeling and simulation tools such as MDSINE, Web-gLV, TIME, LIMITS.

- Programming with C++ and Python are a plus


Preference will be given to applicants who are in collaborations with other researchers in the US 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 package 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


Marisol Tellez BDS, MPH, PhD

Chair, Department of Oral Health Sciences

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry

3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140


Full-time Faculty Prosthodontists

The Kornberg School of Dentistry, an innovative school with modern facilities, including a new digital lab, and a large population of patients, is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position as a clinical-track Prosthodontist in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. Major responsibilities include clinical and didactic teaching, and provision of care and supervision of cases with advanced prosthodontic treatment. Applicants who are eligible for teaching licenses in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania after graduating from a CODA-accredited postgraduate program in prosthodontics are eligible to apply. Applicants who graduated from a CODA-accredited postgraduate program in prosthodontics and hold a DDS/DMD from a CODA-accredited dental school will have preference.  Candidates with academic and practice experience in the US or Canada will be preferred.  Salary is competitive with dental academic pay rates with an additional income that can be generated from one day a week of intramural or extramural practice. 

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, CV, and three references to: Ms. JoAnn Nyquist, 3223 North Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19140, or Temple is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.