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Assistant/Associate Professor
Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Date Posted 03/31/2022
Faculty-Engineering-Other Engineering
Employment Type
Application Deadline Open until filled


Title Assistant/Associate Professor
School Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Department/Area To be determined based on the candidate’s expertise
Position Description
The Harvard School of Dental Medicine (HSDM) Office of Research is seeking applicants for one or more junior faculty positions at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor.  Academic rank and salary will commensurate with education, experience, and qualifications.  
The successful candidates will develop an independent and independently funded research program. Areas of research interest can fall within a broad range of topics in biomedical and health science, including, but not limited to: microbiology, cell biology, immunology, stem cell biology, neurobiology, pharmacology, physiology, biomaterials and tissue engineering, biomedical imaging, bioinformatics, and epidemiology and public health. While prior work in oral or craniofacial biology and medicine is not essential, the successful candidates will be expected to outline a planned research program with clear relevance to these areas.  As a requirement for academic appointment, it is expected this role will assume a teaching and/or mentoring component within the School. 
Located in the heart of Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, the Harvard School of Dental Medicine ranks as one of the preeminent dental schools in the country. Established in 1867, HSDM was the first dental school in the United States to be connected with a university and coordinated with its medical school.  
HSDM’s vision is to transform access to healthcare and advance science to find cures for oral diseases and conditions.  By leveraging its current scientific strengths in areas of skeletal biology and the pathology of bones, joints, vascular and connective tissues, HSDM has established a strategic direction to expand its basic, translational and clinical research programs. The School’s long-term goal is to be at the forefront of research into the cause and cure for oral diseases and conditions. Such research enables dental medicine to impact new avenues of research by taking dentistry beyond the traditional mechanical techniques, and repositioning the discipline firmly in the realm of biology.   
With this vision as our guide, the School is dedicated to developing and fostering a community of global leaders advancing oral and systemic health. For more information about the Harvard School of Dental Medicine, please visit: http://hsdm.harvard.edu/ .
Basic Qualifications
Qualified candidates will hold a PhD, DMD or equivalent, or MD, and will have completed postdoctoral training.  Strong productivity reflected in an excellent publication record will be required. Candidates at the assistant professor level should have evidence of prior success in obtaining extramural grant or fellowship support; candidates at the associate professor level should have evidence of current or pending R01 (or equivalent) funding. Successful candidates will receive a competitive start-up package and salary commensurate with experience.
Additional Qualifications
Special Instructions
Review of applications will begin on March 15, 2022 and continue through May 1, 2022 or until positions are filled. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests (3 pages or less) and letters of reference from three individuals. Candidates may fill out the References section of the application to send an email prompt to recommenders, or they may optionally upload letters of reference under Other Documents.
Contact Information
Dr. Malcolm Whitman
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
188 Longwood Avenue
Boston, MA 02115
Contact Email malcolm_whitman@hms.harvard.edu
Equal Opportunity Employer
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.
Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 3

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