Chair of the Department of Periodontology

Chapel Hill, NC
Aug 20, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Dentistry
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Position Type: Permanent Faculty

Department: Periodontology - 435500

Appointment Type: Admin Appointment with Faculty Rank

Vacancy ID: FAC0002094

Position Summary: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Dentistry invites applications for Chair, Department of Periodontology. This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding leader to guide an internationally recognized department that includes strong dental and advanced dental education programs, community service, faculty practice and research components. The three-year accredited advanced education periodontology master's degree program has its home in the department. This is a full-time clinical or tenure/tenure track position at the associate or full professor level. The Department Chair reports to the Dean. The position is an "at will" administrative assignment in addition to a primary faculty appointment. The Department Chair is responsible for leading a team to provide excellence in our school's education, patient care, community service and research missions. The successful candidate will be eligible to participate in the intramural periodontology Dental Faculty Practice.

Application Deadline:

Education Requirements: Qualifications for this position include having a Doctor of Dental Surgery (DDS), Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), or equivalent dental degree, and Board certification or equivalent in periodontology is preferred. In addition, the candidate is expected to have teaching and mentoring experience, at least 5 years of academic experience or equivalent, eligibility for dental licensure in NC or a NC Instructor's License, and evidence of scholarship to qualify for an appointment at the associate or full professor level.

Qualification and Experience: The successful candidate should have excellent verbal and written communication skills; strong interpersonal, organizational and problem-solving skills; possess skills in teaching and mentoring students and faculty; a strong history of clinical excellence; a strong history and continued interest in research and productive scholarship; and demonstrate commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Leadership, and/or administrative and supervisory experience, and experience with CODA accreditation are preferred. Rank and salary will be commensurate with training, experience and academic accomplishments.

Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Department Contact Name and Title: Ceib Phillips, Associate Dean and Professor

Department Contact Telephone Number or Email:

Special Instructions for Applicants: Please provide a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, statement of research interest, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

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