University of Pennsylvania — Assistant / Associate / Full Professor of Clinical Restorative Dentistry

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Clinical Restorative Dentistry
University of Pennsylvania: School of Dental Medicine:
Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences

Open Date Nov 12, 2019

The Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, Division of Restorative Sciences, at the University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine invites applicants for full-time faculty positions on the Academic Clinician track at the Assistant or Associate or Full Professor level. The faculty will serve in a Clinical and Administrative role as a Primary Care Unit Leader (Group Practice Leader) for the Pre-doctoral Patient Treatment Center in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences.

The role of Primary Care Unit Leader for the Pre-doctoral Patient Treatment Center, in the Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, is complex with broad responsibility for the management of a clinical practice comprised of approximately 29 third-year and 29 fourth-year pre-doctoral students. The Primary Care Unit Leaders (PCU) are tasked with ensuring the clinical education of their students and work in synergy with our mission of patient centered care. To this end they work hand in hand with our coordinators, students, staff, faculty, and patients.  Primary Care Unit Leaders, along with their faculty colleagues are responsible for the daily treatment of their patients and clinical education of their students. PCU Leaders are responsible for the QA, implementation of the School of Dental Medicine’s protocols and processes, monthly meetings with their students to review their educational and treatment related practices, daily management and oversight of the students, faculty, and patients within their practice.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

This full-time position calls for a person who, through excellence in administration, teaching, and clinical practice in restorative dentistry, is able to build and maintain the department’s reputation nationally and internationally through leadership and direction of department activities. Candidates must hold a DMD/DDS degree or equivalent and be eligible to practice dentistry in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. 

Application Instructions
Applications must be submitted through the posting. In addition to applying online, you may submit curriculum vitae and statement of teaching interests along with names and contact information for three references to:

Dr. David Hershkowitz
Division Chief, Division of Restorative Dentistry
Associate Professor of Clinical Restorative Dentistry
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Email: (CC:

Application Process
This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street,  Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).