The Department of Periodontics at the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine invites applications for full-time tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. The Department of Periodontics comprises a strong group of clinicians and researchers who are committed to excellence in education, patient care, research and service. We are seeking candidates with academic accomplishments in both clinical and basic sciences who are able to build and maintain the department's reputation nationally and internationally. The responsibilities of the position include establishment of an independent research program, clinical and didactic teaching, service, and continuing education. Clinical practice within the University is available.
The successful candidate must have a dual degree (DDS/DMD-PhD or DDS/DMD-DScD) or foreign equivalent; completed a CODA-accredited advanced education program in Periodontics; eligibility for certification as a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology; able to obtain a Restricted Faculty License or a Full Dental License from the State of Pennsylvania. Applicants with track- record of publications and current grant funding will be preferred. Applicants are invited to submit a curriculum vitae which includes previous and current research support, statement of research and teaching interests, and names and contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).
Additional information about the position may be obtained from the Chair of the Search Committee:
Esra Sahingur, DDS, MS, PhD
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Student Research
Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics
University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine