The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine (UPSDM) is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member in the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics. The faculty position is in the appointment stream (non-tenure), and the faculty member’s rank may be assistant professor, associate professor, or professor, depending on experience and qualifications. The primary responsibilities will include didactic and clinical instruction of students and residents, scholarly activities, interdisciplinary care, and participation in the delivery of cutting edge orthodontic care in clinical enterprise of the department of orthodontics. Participation in the faculty practice is also expected. 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.
The candidate must have a DDS or DMD degree and be eligible for board certification, or be board certified, by the American Board of Orthodontics. The candidate must possess or be able to obtain an appropriate license for clinical practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, have an area of clinical excellence, and an interest in mentoring. Favorable consideration will be given to those with additional expertise, training credentials such as a dual specialty certification, PhD, fellowship qualification, or other advanced degrees. Salary will be commensurate with the candidate’s qualifications, experience, and credentials. Desirable candidates will have substantial experience as a scholar, unique clinical talents, and proven leadership skills. Application reviews will continue until the position is filled.
The University of Pittsburgh is a top tier public research institution and is currently ranked 9th among United States universities in NIH funding. The UPSDM is also ranked 10th 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. The School of Dental Medicine works as a key collaborative partner with the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). UPMC is an internationally renowned academic medical center and health care enterprise. The robust infrastructure supports clinicians and educators with innovative clinical programs, biomedical research, and health sciences research, enabling 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 please go to join.pitt.edu, select Faculty Positions and enter 20005407 in the Keyword search. Please upload a curriculum vitae, and a statement describing interest in the position, qualifications and experience. The search committee will begin reviewing applications upon receipt. Please send all inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org.