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Position Description: The University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine invites applications for tenured Professor and Chair of the Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology. Candidates are sought who have a strong record in research and extramural funding, particularly in the areas of cellular and stem cell biology related to tissue development, regeneration and repair. Commitment to teaching and service is an important consideration.
The Department Chair will have the opportunity to build new and existing research areas. The School of Dental Medicine is situated on a walkable campus that includes the Schools of Medicine, Veterinary Medicine, Nursing, Engineering, and the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and has a vibrant and interdisciplinary research program. The School is committed to education of dental health professionals in order to prepare graduates to become leaders in the delivery of dental care and in oral health research. The Department is responsible for teaching physiology, anatomy and histology to 1st year dental students and for the ongoing development of these courses to meet the educational needs of new generations of oral health professionals. Responsibilities of the Chair include: recruitment and retention of faculty, provision of leadership in the areas of faculty research, teaching and service and oversight of departmental activities such as budget development and administration.
Individuals with a PhD or dual degree including DMD/DDS, MD, DVM or equivalent are invited to submit a statement of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae and a vision statement related to Departmental leadership. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
For further information regarding the above position, contact the Chair of the Search Committee:
Robert Ricciardi, PhD.
Professor and Chair
Department of Microbiology
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 S. 40th St, Philadelphia, PA 19104
or reply to ACBchair@dental.upenn.edu.
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