The University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine (UPSDM) is accepting applications for a full-time faculty member in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS). 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 will include didactic and clinical instruction of students and residents, scholarly activities, and service. 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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. The candidate must possess or be able to obtain an appropriate license for clinical practice in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, have a developed or have a developing area of clinical excellence, and have mentoring experience. Favorable consideration will be given to those with additional training credentials such as an MD, 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 in the research environment, unique clinical talents, and strong mentoring 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 5th among United States universities in NIH funding. The UPSDM is also ranked 6th 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 Department of OMS works as a key partner within the School of Dental Medicine and 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 faculty of the University of Pittsburgh, and as an attending at UPMC, the surgeon will have the opportunity to collaborate with clinicians, innovators, and investigators from around the world, becoming part of a vibrant community of health care providers dedicated to making a difference in their chosen field-and in the lives of others.
The Department of OMS is fortunate to be situated in this dynamic and innovative environment, where researchers and providers collaborate with the desire to affect the development of transformative scientific discovery, leading to significant clinical improvements for our patients. We invite all interested candidates to send their curriculum vitae and letter of interest to:
Dr. Larry L. Cunningham, Jr.
Professor and Chair, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
3501 Terrace Street, Room 427 Salk Hall, Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Tel: (412)648-6201 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.