Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery

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Vacancy TypeNon-Tenure-Track FacultyIs Internal Transfer OnlyNoWorking TitleClinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Dentistry and Oral SurgerySalary RangeAnticipated Hiring RangeCommensurate with experience and credentials.Position Number00063102Work ScheduleMonday - Friday, 8am - 5pm with flexibility to meet unit needsFull Time Equivalent (FTE)1.00Department195001 - Dept of Clinical SciencesDepartmentDept of Clinical SciencesJob City & StateRaleigh, NCPrimary Function of Organizational Unit

The Department of Clinical Sciences is dedicated to excellence in educating and training veterinarians and comparative biomedical scientists, furthering health care and wellness through discovery and clinical research, providing outstanding and compassionate medical care to a diverse range of animal patients, effectively engaging animal-owning public, government and industry partners, and providing leadership in integrating biomedical sciences to advance One Health.

The department provides learning opportunities within the four-year veterinary curriculum and through continuing education for practitioners. Within the Veterinary Hospital, faculty and staff provide care for patients, teach veterinary students, and provide advanced training for interns and residents.

Faculty are very active in research programs to improve the health and welfare of animals and people. The Comparative Biomedical Sciences graduate program allows graduate students to focus their research in the areas of cell biology, infectious diseases, pharmacology, pathology, and population medicine. Other graduate programs with which departmental faculty are affiliated include programs in immunology, physiology, toxicology and functional genomics.

The successful candidate will work alongside a specialty boarded veterinary dental technician in this two dentist service. Interact with other services in the veterinary hospital including anesthesia, exotics, soft tissue and orthopedic surgery and cardiology. There is a dedicated two table dental suite with mounted radiography. A Cone beam CT is located in the dental suite and there is access to 64 slice CT and MRI on premises. In addition, there is access to a dedicated 4 table teaching laboratory, complete with nitrogen powered machines and radiography. Interaction is constant between the primary care service and teaching laboratories. This is an established dentistry service seeing approximately 12 cases per week.

Essential Job Duties

The Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery will provide clinical dental/oral surgery services and related teaching in the Health and Wellness Center, as well as providing didactic teaching and laboratory instruction in veterinary dentistry. This position will also maintain a robust clinic service within the Veterinary Hospital.

The Clinical Assistant Professor of Veterinary Dentistry and Oral Surgery will join a supportive, highly collaborative research group. Clinical research and scholarly activities (i.e., small animal/exotic dentistry) are expected. The chosen candidate will participate in continuing education, public relations, and College of Veterinary Medicine committees as time permits.

Other Work/ResponsibilitiesMinimum Education/Experience

DVM (or equivalent degree) and completion of an AVDC or EVDC residency.

Departmental Required Skills

Must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a demonstrated ability to work with others in a collegial team atmosphere.

Aptitude for, or experience in teaching and mentoring veterinary students and residents.

Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds with or without reason accommodations.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Diplomate status in the American Veterinary Dental College or European Veterinary Dental College.

Required License or Certification

Eligibility for veterinary licensure (or faculty certification) in North Carolina.

Special Instructions

Applications should include a letter of intent outlining goals candidate has as a faculty member, a current curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Job Open Date08/07/2019Anticipated Closing Date08/21/2019Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies?NoProposed Hire DateAA/EOE

NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree equivalency verified at or equivalent service. Degree(s) must be obtained prior to start date in order to meet qualifications and receive credit.

NC State University participates in E-Verify. Federal law requires all employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States.

Supplemental Question

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn of this opportunity?
    • NCSU Website
    • NCSU Executive Search Services
    • Other Online Job Board
    • Carolina Job Finder / Employment Guide
    • Job / Career Fair
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Journal
    • Print Advertisement (Newspaper / Periodical)
    • Professional Organization
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • Direct Contact from NCSU HR Representative / Recruiter
    • NCSU Employee Referral
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Other)
    • Other
  2. If you learned about this vacancy from "other source" or "other website", please provide the source.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * This job requires a DVM or equivalent degree and the completion of an American Veterinary Dental College or European Veterinary Dental College approved residency prior to starting. Do you meet these requirements?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Are you able to lift up to 60 pounds with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials RequiredRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Contact Information for References
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    Posted: 8/16/2019
    Application Due: 2/13/2020
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