Assistant/Associate Professor

Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Boston, Massachusetts
Based on appointment level.
February 13 2019
Basic Science Position
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Faculty Position – Assistant Professor

Harvard School of Dental Medicine

The Office of Research at the Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) invites applications for a full-time faculty member. The successful candidate will develop an independent research program in the broad area of biomedical research; particular areas of interest are genetics and genomics of diseases, immunology and microbiology, and tissue engineering and regeneration. Potential relevance of research topic to oral/craniofacial medicine is preferred. Based on the candidate’s background, an appointment will be in one of the five departments of HSDM, and is anticipated at the rank of assistant or associate professor, commensurate with achievements.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD, DMD, or MD degree from a CODA accredited school, or equivalent. The successful candidate will be expected to initiate and lead an independent, innovative, externally-funded research program of national/international caliber, and teach at the post-graduate level at HSDM. HSDM offers competitive startup, ongoing support and faculty mentoring. Located in the Harvard Longwood Medical Area with access to centralized graduate programs at Harvard Medical School and Harvard University, HSDM provides an exceptionally collaborative culture with abundant opportunities for basic and translational research. 

The Office of Research values diversity among its faculty, is strongly committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Along with your curricula vitae, please include three letters of reference and a statement of your research plans and teaching philosophy.

For questions, please contact: 

Ms. Dawn DeCosta
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue, REB 404
Boston, MA 02115


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.

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