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 Angeles’ largest private employer.
Responsibilities include directing the clinical and didactic training for 20 pediatric dentistry residents located at the School and partner clinical sites including multiple renown children’s 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.
Applicants must have a DDS or DMDdegree, 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.