The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine invites applicants for a full-time faculty position in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. The faculty position is in the non-tenured stream, and the faculty member’s rank may be assistant professor, associate professor, or professor, depending on experience and qualifications. The primary responsibilities include a wide range of pre-doctoral and post-doctoral education and patient care; didactic, pre-clinical and clinical teaching activities; and clinical supervision of Pediatric Dentistry residents as well as pre-doctoral students. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with qualifications and experience. We are seeking an outstanding individual with excellent leadership skills to contribute to all aspects of our clinical practice, our educational programs, and the research impact of our institution.
Candidates must have a DDS or DMD degree and an advanced training certificate from a CODA-accredited Advanced Education Program in Pediatric Dentistry as well as board certification by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. The applicant must have a current license or eligibility for licensure within the state of Pennsylvania. Preferred qualifications include a Master’s degree and previous teaching/leadership experience in Pediatric Dentistry.
The Department seeks candidates whose experience, teaching, research, and service have prepared them to contribute to its commitment of providing excellent education to our students and residents and highest quality of service to our patients. The ideal candidate will have experience working and interacting with students, residents, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds and have a commitment to inclusion and equity.
The University of Pittsburgh is a top ranked public research institution and is currently ranked 6th among U.S. universities in NIH funding. The UPSDM is ranked 5th in NIDCR funding among U.S. dental schools. The UPSDM is located on the University’s main campus in Pittsburgh, contiguous with the other five health science schools. UPMC is an internationally renowned academic medical center and health care enterprise with a robust infrastructure to support clinicians with innovative clinical programs, biomedical and health sciences research-making discoveries that save lives and change the landscape of patient care. As part of the clinical practice and faculty of the University of Pittsburgh, the practitioner will have the opportunity to collaborate with clinicians, innovators, and investigators from around the world and become part of a vibrant community of health care providers dedicated to making a difference in their chosen field – and in the lives of others.
To apply, send a curriculum vitae, a statement of current and future research directions, and the names of six referees by mail or email to:
Dr. Adriana Modesto Vieira
Chair, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
366 Salk Hall Pittsburgh, PA 15261