Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Unit Chief
Open Date: 05/21/2018
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: DDS or DMD (or equivalent) from an appropriately accredited institution with expertise in dental education. Completion of a formal training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology from a CODA-accredited institution. American or Canadian Board certification in OMR or eligible for the ABOMR Boards. Eligibility for dental licensure in North Carolina. Experience teaching pre-doctoral dental students in the area of Oral-Maxillofacial Radiology. Commitment to the Mission and Vision of the School of Dental Medicine including both a community-based and generalist model of dental education.
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Job Duties: The Oral-Maxillofacial Radiology (OMR) Unit Chief in the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is responsible for pre-doctoral and post-doctoral teaching in the OMR unit of the dental school. This unit is within the Division of Diagnostic Sciences in the Department of General Dentistry. The OMR unit works in close cooperation with the offices of Clinical Affairs, Extramural Clinical Practices, Business and Financial Affairs, Educational Support and Faculty Development, Dental Education and Informatics, Student Affairs, Research, Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD), General Practice Residency (GPR) and Pediatric Dental Residency and all academic departments to support the School of Dental Medicine's mission, vision, programs and initiatives. In addition, the unit works closely with other Schools and Colleges of East Carolina University and other components of the University of North Carolina, as well as local/regional educational and clinical programs. The Oral-Maxillofacial Radiology Unit Chief will work with the Division Director of Diagnostic Sciences and other faculty and staff in the OMR unit in delivering the didactic and clinical OMR curriculum. Specific duties include the following: Work closely with the Radiology Technologist/Imaging Specialist, OMR faculty, the Division Director of Diagnostic Sciences, and the Chair of General Dentistry in curriculum development and implementation as related to oral-maxillofacial radiology and the use of technology to support the division's teaching program. Coordinate all academic programs as relates to Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology Unit in the school and at the community services learning centers. Conduct basic and/or clinical research, and other scholarly activities to satisfy promotion guidelines. Develop and deliver continuing education programs related to OMR. Participate in an OMR imaging and reading service, including management of RISS (Radiology Information System and Services). Maintain OMR facilities and maintain record keeping that fully comply with state and national standards. Coordinate accreditation and other program documentation as needed. Budget planning for the unit and ensuring that staffing, equipment, and funding are appropriate for the mission requirements as they relate to OMR. Serve on committees and boards for state/federal government agencies, professional societies and within the school. Conduct quality assurance and improvement, and compliance efforts. * Assist the Radiology Technologist/Imaging Specialist and Clinical Informatics Specialists in the development and implementation of radiographic software. Respond to assignments from the Division Director of Diagnostic Sciences, the Chair of General Dentistry, and the Dean of the School of Dentistry essential to unit's and school's operations. Attend meetings and represent the School in internal and external venues as requested by the Division Director of Diagnostic Sciences, Chair of General Dentistry or the Dean. Represent the School to external constituencies as appropriate. Perform other duties and assuming additional responsibilities as assigned by the Division Director of Diagnostic Sciences, the Chair of General Dentistry, or the Dean.