The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC seeks applicants for a full-time Pediatric Dentistry Program Director for a clinical track position at the open rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Clinical Dentistry in the Division of Dental Public Health and Pediatric Dentistry. The right candidate will join a school known for its legendary legacy of excellence for over 120 years, an embracing community, an innovative and upbeat approach to dental education, and a multitude of opportunities for professional and personal growth. Located in the heart of one of the most vibrant metropolitan areas, USC is Los Angelesâ largest private employer.Â
Responsibilities include directing the clinical and didactic training for 20 pediatric dentistry residents located at the School and partner clinical sites including multiple renown childrenâs hospitals, uniquely designed Herman Ostrow owned mobile clinics and Herman Ostrow affiliated dental and medical clinics where collaborations with pediatric medical residents caring for high risk infants, children, adolescents, and pregnant moms is routine. Taking advantage of all the collaborative opportunities that Herman Ostrow offers to reach diverse patient populations is an opportunity of a lifetime for an individual who has a passion for making a positive impact on the oral health of underserved children in the community. We strongly encourage a person with this desire to apply. Also, we invite candidates excited to embrace educational modalities of the 21st century including online and web based didactics and clinical tele-dentistry models. A potential opportunity for developing an integrated Pediatric Dentistry Section that creates a strong program of interactivity between the advance program residents and the pre-doctoral students in collaborative interactions is available for the right candidate.Â
Applicants must have a DDS or DMD degree, a California dental license, a certificate of specialization in pediatric training and be AAPD Board Certified. PALS certification is also needed. There is an opportunity for Faculty Practice.
During the application process, interested applicants should submit a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and arrange to have at least three letters of reference sent to: Dr. Roseann Mulligan, Division Chair, Division of Dental Public Health & Pediatric Dentistry, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC c/o Destini Felix.
Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
USC values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment. Women and men, and members of all racial and ethnic groups, are encouraged to apply.
Internal Number: REQ20072879
USC is the leading private research university in Los Angeles—a global center for arts, technology and international business. With more than 47,500 students, we are located primarily in Los Angeles but also in various US and global satellite locations. As the largest private employer in Los Angeles, responsible for $8 billion annually in economic activity in the region, we offer the opportunity to work in a dynamic and diverse environment, in careers that span a broad spectrum of talents and skills across a variety of academic and professional schools and administrative units. As a USC employee and member of the Trojan Family—the faculty, staff, students, and alumni who make USC a great place to work—you will enjoy excellent benefits, including a variety of well-being programs designed to help individuals achieve work-life balance.