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Job Opportunities

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
Director of Faculty Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
cynthya.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.


Director of Operative Dentistry

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant/Associate Professor position to serve as the Director of Operative Dentistry, Department of Restorative Dentistry.  The candidate must have or is eligible for an unrestricted PA license or a teaching license. The candidate mist have experience and demonstrated leadership skills in teaching and providing patient care using current evidence-based methods in caries management.  The responsibilities for this position will include designing and implementing a curriculum in cariology and restorative dentistry, teaching, development of contemporary didactic curriculum materials, lecturing, preclinical instruction, and research in the field of cariology.  Applicants should be familiar with current pedagogical teaching methods including evidence-based oral health care.  Qualified candidates must have a DDS, DMD or equivalent and must have an MSc or PhD degree (preferable) and funded research track records. Eligibility for a teaching license in Pennsylvania required successful completion of a CODA accredited specialty or AEGD/GPR program.

Send email CV to Ms. Jo Ann Nyquist, Search Committee Chair, jo.ann.nyquist@temple.edu. Temple University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, female and minority applicants are encouraged to apply.

Interested Applicants should send a cover letter including date of availability, a current curriculum vitae and three references.