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Assistant/Associate Professor - Prosthodontics Faculty

East Carolina University

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Job Title:

Assistant/Associate Professor - Prosthodontics Faculty

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Vacancy Open to :

All Candidates

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HSH SODM GDD Management

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Division :

Health Sciences

Working Title :

Assistant/Associate Professor - Prosthodontics Faculty

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Full Time Equivalent (FTE) :


Full Time or Part Time :

Full Time

Recruitment Range:

Commensurate with Qualifications

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Position Type:

Faculty (Teaching)

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, 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 Assistant Dean for Business Operations and Financial Affairs. The four academic departments are Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, General Dentistry and Foundational Sciences.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 under served 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 :

The Prosthodontics Faculty in the School of Dental Medicine is responsible for teaching Prosthodontics to pre-doctoral students in the Division of Prosthodontics of the dental school. This unit is within the Department of General Dentistry. The Prosthodontics Faculty reports directly to the Division Director of Prosthodontics. The Prosthodontics division works in close cooperation with the Offices of Clinical Affairs and Dental Education and Informatics to support the School’s programs and initiatives. In addition, the section 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 Prosthodontics Faculty supports the development and implementation of the Prosthodontic aspects of the preclinical and clinical curriculum taught to the dental students. Specific duties include: Helping insure that the dental students are competent in the management of patients requiring prosthodontic care.Coordinating and helping deliver curricular content related to prosthodontics in the simulation lab and didactic settings for the pre-doctoral students.Working with the post-graduate AEGD and GPR programs to deliver curricular content and clinical coverage.Working closely with the Division Director of Prosthodontics and the Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics in curriculum development and implementation related to Prosthodontics for the general dentist.Working closely with the Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics and other informatics personnel to optimize the use of technology to support the section’s teaching programs.Willingness and ability to cover pre-doctoral students in the clinical setting in procedures outside of the field of Prosthodontics as pertaining to the General Dentistry Model of the School of Dental Medicine. Actively participating in the school’s faculty practice.Participating in emergency callPreparing accreditation and other program documentation as needed.Seeking to serve on committees and boards for state/federal government agencies, professional societies, and within the school.Commitment to building teams in planning and to identify and resolve problems.Commitment to conducting basic and/or clinical research, and other scholarly activities that will help qualify for appropriate promotion.
Commitment to the Mission and Vision of the School of Dental Medicine, including both a community-based and a generalist model of dental education.Assisting the Chair of General Dentistry and the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in quality assurance and improvement, and compliance efforts.Attending meetings and representing the School in internal and external venues as requested by the Chair of General Dentistry or the Dean.Representing the School to external constituencies as appropriate.Performing other duties and assuming additional responsibilities as assigned by the Division Director of Prosthodontics, the Chair of General Dentistry or the Dean of the School of Dental Medicine.
Commitment to the implementation of a Digital Dentistry CurriculumCommitment to evidence-based teaching and practice.Willingness to collaborate within a general practice model of clinical education.

Minimum Education/Experience :

Required Qualifications DDS or DMD (or equivalent)Eligibility for Certification by the American Board of Prosthodontics (or Board Certification)Eligibility for dental licensure in North Carolina

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation :

NC Dental License

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education :

Preferred Qualifications Substantial clinical experience with all aspects of prosthodonticsPre-Clinical and Clinical teaching experience in all aspects of Prosthodontics including course development and/or directorship.

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 applicants 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.

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Rank Level:

Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor

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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 of Human Resources at (252) 737-1018 (Voice/TTY) or [email protected].

Eligibility for Employment :

Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. ECU 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.

Office of Human Resources Contact Information :

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (252) 328-9847 or toll free at 1-866-489-1740 or send an email to [email protected] Our office is available to provide assistance Monday-Friday from 8:00-5:00 EST.


ECU offers a challenging academic environment and an energetic campus life. We are committed to excellence through a talented and diverse faculty and staff. One of the perks of working at ECU is that you can take up to 9 credit hours of classes per year at no cost to you. There is also a textbook loan program in place available to permanent ECU staff and faculty, or their eligible dependent children or spouse. ECU also offers excellent benefits, including health care and retirement plans, and generous leave time.

Scholarship. Discovery. Service. Leadership.

Here, those values are more than just buzzwords. They indicate the wealth of opportunity that ECU students experience while engaging in the rigorous pursuit of knowledge. They define the many ways in which students innovate and forge new paths. They encompass the life lessons our students learn while serving others and improving communities. They emphasize the encouragement our students receive to stand up and lead the way into a brighter tomorrow.

To be a national model for student success, public service and regional transformation, East Carolina University:

  • Uses innovative learning strategies and delivery methods to maximize access;
  • Prepares students with the knowledge, skills and values to succeed in a global, multicultural society;
  • Develops tomorrow's leaders to serve and inspire positive change;
  • Discovers new knowledge and innovations to support a thriving future for eastern North Carolina and beyond;
  • Transforms health care, promotes wellness, and reduces health disparities; and
  • Improves quality of life through cultural enrichment, academics, the arts, and athletics.

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