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.
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 DMD degree, a California dental license, a certificate of specialization in pediatric training and a Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. PALS certification is also needed. There is an opportunity for Faculty Practice.
Consideration of applicants will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Since 1897, the Ostrow School of Dentistry has shaped talented students into outstanding dentists and dental hygienists. Our challenging clinical education and our expert faculty members provide future oral health professionals with the skills they need in order to become the best. Dentists and dental hygienists are consistently viewed as some of the most trusted and respected professionals that serve the public, and our graduates are part of the reason. The Ostrow School of Dentistry not only educates excellent clinicians but also produces professionals who earn their patients’ trust with unyielding commitment to exemplary ethical standards. Our graduates also earn the respect of their colleagues, taking active leadership roles in the organized dentistry community from local to international levels.
In addition, our diverse research activities present students with a multitude of opportunities to maximize the depth and breadth of their educational experiences. The Ostrow School of Dentistry is home to some of the brightest names in oral and craniofacial biology, stem cell science, biofilm research, clinical investigation and more. Many of our students take advantage of this rich ...scientific environment, taking their dental education to the laboratory and emerging with a deep appreciation of the science behind the latest advances in dental treatments.
The Ostrow School of Dentistry is also renowned for our community outreach efforts. Our students, faculty, staff and alumni provide oral health services and education to thousands of people in need, whether across international borders or right here in Los Angeles. Caring for the less fortunate not only gives assistance to vulnerable populations but also provides our students with valuable clinical experiences and inspires a lasting dedication to service.
We at the Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC are all committed to maintaining an environment of excellence and eminence, and this commitment shines through in all that we do.