The Division of Periodontology in the Department of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine invites applications for a full-time faculty member, with a strong emphasis on clinical education and innovation. Appointment is expected to be at the instructor or assistant professor level, depending upon the qualifications of the successful applicant.
Responsibilities will include clinical and didactic teaching in both predoctoral and advanced graduate education programs; participation in ongoing national and international continuing education programs; scholarly activities; and service to the university and community. Patient care opportunities will be provided. Applicants will also be considered for assuming responsibility for the position of director of predoctoral periodontology.
The successful candidate must hold a dental degree (DMD or DDS) and be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Periodontology by the American Academy of Periodontology. Experience with and in-depth knowledge of IV sedation and digital dentistry, as well as familiarity with the conduct of clinical research are preferred. The Department values diversity among its faculty, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
Applicants should have a strong record and future promise in teaching and scholarship in Periodontics and be able to join a vibrant program, recognized nationally and internationally for educating leaders in patient care, research and service.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
About Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) ranks as one of the preeminent schools of dental medicine in the country. HSDM educates clinicians, educators, researchers, and leaders in the profession; boasts core strength in musculoskeletal-disease research; and, offers students public health opportunities in local communities and across the globe.
In a unique educational model that believes that oral health and primary care are interchangeable, HSDM pre-doctoral students (DMD) study clinical medicine with Harvard medical students and then pursue additional years of intensive, interdisciplinary clinical science education at HSDM and affiliated sites. Advanced graduate students, who work toward a doctor of medical sciences (DMSc) or master of medical sciences (MMSc) degree and/or a specialty certificate, also draw upon the richness of the educational facilities and research institutes of the broader Harvard community and Greater Boston area. HSDM graduates make their mark in prevention, discovery, and practice as they work to improve the health and well-being of local and global populations.