Faculty Professor Assistant/Associate/Professor/ Dental- Full-Time
Dent Med-Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20001739)
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 6th among United States universities in NIH funding. The UPSDM is also 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. 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. To apply please go to join.pitt.edu , select Faculty Positions and search 20001739.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Letters of Recommendation
Internal Number: 20001739
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.