Endodontics Faculty - Clinical Assistant Professor

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Endodontics Faculty - Clinical Assistant Professor Please see Special Instructions for more details. 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) Posting Details

Position Information

Job TitleEndodontics Faculty - Clinical Assistant ProfessorPosition Number 001628Vacancy Open to All Candidates Department HSH SODM SURG Sci ManagementDepartment Homepage www.ecu.edu/sodmAdvertising Department DENTAL MEDICINE, SCHOOL OF Division Health SciencesClassification Title Clinical Asst ProfessorWorking Title Endodontics Faculty - Clinical Assistant ProfessorNumber of Vacancies 1Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0Full Time or Part Time Full TimeRecruitment RangeCommensurate with QualificationsPosition Location (City) GreenvillePosition TypeFaculty (Dentist)Job Category Faculty (Dentist)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, Associate 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

East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine is a recognized national leader for innovation in community-based dental education.

The Endodontics Faculty is responsible for educating predoctoral dental students and advanced education residents (AEGD, GPR and Pediatric Dentistry programs) at the School of Dental Medicine in the discipline of Endodontics.

The Endodontics Faculty is appointed in the Division of Endodontics within the Department of Surgical Sciences. The Department of Surgical Sciences also includes the specialties of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontology, along with Emergency Dentistry.

The Endodontics Faculty reports directly to the Division Director of Endodontics. The Division and Department work in close collaboration with the other Departments (Foundational Sciences, General Dentistry, and Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics) and with the Offices of Academic Success, Clinical Affairs, Dental Education and Informatics, Educational Support and Faculty Development, Extramural Clinical Practices, Research and Student Affairs to support the School’s educational programs, initiatives and mission.

In addition, the Endodontics Division 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 Endodontics Faculty supports the development, implementation and delivery of innovative curricula and instruction to dental students and residents at the School of Dental Medicine.

The Endodontics Faculty actively participates in the delivery of patient care and the generation of new knowledge via research and scholarly activities.

The Endodontics Faculty is committed to service and engagement at the local, State and/or national level.

Specific duties include:

Provision of instruction in Endodontics to predoctoral dental students in the didactic, preclinical and clinical settings within a General Dentistry teaching model.

Assessment of student achievement of competencies (knowledge, values and skills) expected of the independent general dentist (graduate), including the diagnosis and management of endodontic and peri-radicular diseases.

Working closely with the Division Director, Department Chair, Course Directors, Curriculum Committee and the Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics to develop, implement and deliver novel curricula to include active learning strategies and information technologies.

Provision of instruction in Endodontics to advanced education residents in interdisciplinary, didactic seminars and in the clinic.

Assisting the Division Director, Department Chair and Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in continuous quality improvement and compliance efforts.

Conducting basic and/or clinical research, and other scholarly activities that will help qualify the candidate for appropriate promotion.

Active participation in the school’s faculty practice plan.

Service on committees and boards for state/federal government agencies, professional societies, and within the School and University.

Preparation of accreditation and other program documentation as needed.

Attending meetings and representing the School in internal and external venues as requested by the Division Director, Department Chair or the Dean.

Performing other duties and assuming additional responsibilities as assigned by the Division Director, Department Chair or the Dean.

Fixed term or tenure track position is available at the title/rank of Assistant Professor or higher.

Minimum Education/Experience

DDS, DMD, or equivalent dental degree.

Completion of an advanced specialty education program in Endodontics accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). Current residents in Endodontics programs accredited by CODA are eligible for consideration if they will complete their program by the intended start of employment.

Eligibility for dental licensure in North Carolina.

Broad knowledge of dental education.

Commitment to evidence-based teaching and practice.

Commitment to the vision of the School of Dental Medicine to “improve the health and quality of life of all North Carolinians by creating leaders with a passion to care for the underserved and by leading the nation in community-based, service learning oral health education.”

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

Must posses or be able to obtain a North Carolina license

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

DDS or DMD degree from a U.S. dental school accredited by CODA.

Diplomate status (board certification) with the American Board of Endodontics.

Experience in teaching using a variety of educational techniques and instructional technologies.

Experience in research or scholarly activities.

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 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.

Job Open Date 05/23/2019Open Until FilledYesJob Close Date - Positions will be posted until 11:59 p.m. EST on this date. If no closing date is indicated, the position may close at any time after the initial screening date.Initial Screening Begins 06/23/2019Rank LevelProfessor, Associate Professor, Assistant ProfessorQuick Link for Direct Access to Posting http://ecu.peopleadmin.com/postings/27972AA/EOE

East Carolina University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and seeks to create an environment that fosters the recruitment and retention of a more diverse student body, faculty, staff and administration. 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.

Individuals requesting accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA) should contact the Department for Disability Support Services at (252) 737-1016 (Voice/TTY).

Eligibility for Employment

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    Posted: 5/24/2019
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