Vacancy #: 001302
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 700 EPA employees and 1,700 SPA 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.
The Director of the Pediatric Dentistry residency program is responsible for supervising and administrating this specialty program at the East Carolina University, School of Dental Medicine. Pediatric dentistry residents receive their training at the School of Dental Medicine’s Greenville location, in both the dental school and hospital settings. The Director is responsible for the didactic and clinical curriculum of the program and coordinating training in the program. The Director works closely with the Division Director of the of Pediatric Dentistry, the Division Director of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and reports to the Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.
Specific duties include:
- Preparing appropriate Commission on Dental Accreditation reports and documentation, including self-study documents.
- Maintaining admission standards, recruiting and selecting residents.
- Working with and coordinating didactic and clinical activities with other ECU dental and medical residency programs.
- Providing clinical teaching in ambulatory and hospital settings. Preparing performance evaluations for residents and staff, financial reports, accreditation reports, and other reports, as necessary.
- Preparing and submitting grants to secure additional funding for the program.
- Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
- Fixed term or tenure-track position available.
- DDS or DMD (or equivalent) from an appropriately accredited institution. Certificate from a CODA-accredited Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program and Board certification in pediatric dentistry.
- At least 3 years full-time faculty experience.
- Ability to obtain licensure and certification in pediatric moderate sedation in the state of North Carolina
License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation
DDS or DMD
Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
- Commitment to evidence-based teaching and practice.
- Experience in the business aspects of administration of a residency program – grant writing, patient relations, staffing, and financial management.
- Experience with electronic record keeping, digital imaging, and resident evaluation.
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:
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)
Additional Instructions to Applicant
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.
Application Types Accepted
Applications will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU application for vacancy # 001302 to ECU Human Resources at http://jobs.ecu.edu.
East Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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