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Job ID: 163984

Pediatric Dentistry Faculty
East Carolina University


Date Posted Jul. 26, 2021
Title Pediatric Dentistry Faculty
University East Carolina University
Greenville, NC, United States
Department School of Dental Medicine
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
 
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Dentistry - General
 
 

East Carolina University

Pediatric Dentistry Faculty
Vacancy #:001352
Recruitment Range: Commensurate with qualifications
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Organizational Unit Overview
The Division of Health Sciences is the largest and most complex division within the University, employing more than 900 EHRA employees and 1,700 SHRA employees. The Division is composed of numerous Centers, Institutes, and agencies such as East Carolina Heart Institute and Eastern Area Health Education Center, the Colleges of Allied Health Sciences, Nursing, the Brody School of Medicine, the School of Dental Medicine, and the Laupus Health Science Library. In addition to the Academic and Administrative responsibilities of the division, the four professional schools provide clinical services throughout eastern North Carolina in a variety of settings and venues.

The School of Dental Medicine is composed of ten administrative offices and four academic departments. The Administrative units include the Offices of the Dean, Vice Dean, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, Associate Dean for Research, Innovation and Discovery, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Assistant Dean for Extramural Clinical Practices, Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics, Assistant Dean for Educational Support and Faculty Development, Assistant Dean for Academic Success and the Executive Director for Business and Financial Affairs. The four academic departments are Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, General Dentistry and Foundational Sciences and Research.

Included in the mission of the School of Dental Medicine is to educate dental care providers (both dental students and dental residents) and to address the oral health care needs of the underserved population of North Carolina. The School of Dental Medicine meets these missions by operating dental clinics that provide both educational experiences for the dental students and residents and provides dental care to the residents of North Carolina. These clinics occur in both Ross Hall in Greenville, North Carolina, as well as Community Service Learning Centers located throughout North Carolina. In order to operate these clinics, appropriate dental auxiliaries and clinical staff are needed.

Job Duties
A pediatric dentist is a faculty member who serves in and supports the Division of Pediatric Dentistry in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics. The pediatric dentist reports to the Division Chief. The Division of Pediatric Dentistry is responsible for the education of dental students in the area of pediatric dentistry and for the training of the residents in the Pediatric Dentistry and other residency programs.

Specific duties include:

  • Supporting the didactic and clinical activities within the Division of Pediatric Dentistry.
  • Conducting scholarly activities to support promotion and the granting of tenure.
  • Working with Division faculty and others to develop and deliver state-of-the-art continuing education programs in the area of pediatric dentistry on a regional, statewide and, if possible, national-wide basis.
  • Actively participating in the school’s faculty practice plan.
  • Assisting in school and pediatric program accreditation activities.
  • Assisting in Division quality assurance and improvement and compliance efforts.
  • Seeking to serve on committees and boards for state/federal government agencies, professional societies and within the school.
  • Responding to assignments from Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics and the Division Chief essential to the department, division and school operations.
  • Performing other duties and assuming additional responsibilities as assigned by the Department Chair and the Dean.
  • Fixed-term or tenure-track position at the title/rank of Assistant Professor or higher available.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • DDS or DMD (or equivalent) from an appropriately accredited institution with expertise in dental education.
  • Certification of completion of an ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation accredited Pediatric Dentistry residency or equivalent training in a Canadian program.
  • Possession of, or eligibility for, a teaching or regular dental licensure in North Carolina (a North Carolina dental license must be secured by the time of employment).
  • Broad knowledge of issues in dental education.

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

  • DDS or DMD (or equivalent) from an appropriately accredited institution with expertise in dental education.
  • Certification of completion of an ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation accredited Pediatric Dentistry residency or equivalent training in a Canadian program.
  • Possession of, or eligibility for, a teaching or regular dental licensure in North Carolina (a North Carolina dental license must be secured by the time of employment).

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

  • Commitment to evidence-based teaching and practice.
  • Clinical experience in dental education at the institutional level, working in development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of departmental programs leading to the dental degree.
  • Experience with pediatric dental resident education.
  • Experience with advanced forms of pediatric sedation.
  • Willingness to apply academic experiences of contemporary dental education and traditional educational values to the Community Services Learning Center model.
  • PALS certification.
  • Experience with digital record keeping, imaging, and/or grading.

Special Instructions to Applicant
East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. In addition to submitting a candidate profile online, please submit online the required applicant documents:

  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of Interest
  • List of Three References (noting contact information)

Additional Instructions to Applicants
In order to be considered for this position, applicants must complete a candidate profile online via the PeopleAdmin system and submit any requested documents. Additionally, applicants that possess the preferred education and experience must also possess the minimum education/experience, if applicable

Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 001352 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.

Visit this job posting at https://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/39325

ECU is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and family-friendly environment in which all faculty and staff can excel and achieve work/life balance.  We encourage qualified applicants from women, minorities, veterans, individuals with a disability, and historically underrepresented groups. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race/ethnicity, color, genetic information, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, political affiliation, or veteran status.


 
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