Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry (Open Rank) – (Los Angeles, California, United States)

The Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC seeks applicants for a full-time, clinical-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor of Clinical Dentistry (Open Rank) in the Department of Endodontics and Periodontics.

The ideal candidates will have a DDS or DMD degree or equivalent, a valid California license or eligibility for California licensure, a certificate of completion from an ADA accredited program in Periodontics, be board-eligible or board-certified by the American Board of Periodontology. We are also interested in candidates with additional qualifications such as teaching experience in an academic setting, demonstrated accomplishments in research, and education in M.S. or Ph.D. in biology, microbiology, or relevant fields.

The responsibilities will vary based on the selected candidate’s profile and primarily focus on clinical and didactic teaching in the pre-doctoral dental program. Suitable candidates will have an opportunity to conduct research in microbial and viral pathogenesis. Our team of multidisciplinary scientists in infectious diseases will provide mentorship for qualified candidates to develop a competitive research program as an independent investigator.

Interested applicants must submit a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and arrange to have at least three letters of reference uploaded during application process.

Casey Chen, Ph.D.
Professor and Co-Chair
Department of Endodontics and Periodontics
Associate Dean of Applied Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry
University of Southern California
925 West 34th Street
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0064
c/o: Denise Cortez

Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

The annual base salary range for this position is $120,000-$125,000. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state, and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy.

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