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Assistant Professor

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Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Posting Details

Position Information

Job Title Assistant Professor
Position Number 002229
Vacancy Open to All Candidates
Department HSH SODM GDD Management
Department Homepage
Advertising Department DENTAL MEDICINE, SCHOOL OF
Division Health Sciences
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Working Title Division Director of Predoctoral Clinical Education
Number of Vacancies 1
Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 1.0
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Recruitment Range Commensurate with Qualifications
Position Location (City) Greenville
Position Type Faculty (Teaching)
Job Category Faculty (Dentist)
Organizational Unit Overview

The Division Director of Predoctoral Clinical Education is responsible for the administration and coordination of the predoctoral clinical education within the School of Dental Medicine. The Division Director will bring together the clinical educational experiences in innovative ways to enhance and optimize clinical education and patient care in all predoctoral clinical environments. The Division Director reports to the Chair of the Department of General Dentistry and works closely with the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, the Assistant Dean for Community Dental Practices, and other administrators.

Job Duties

Specific duties include:

Coordinating, overseeing and enhancing the clinical education of predoctoral dental students

Supervising the Group Practice Leaders and working collaboratively with the Community Service Learning Center (CSLC) faculty dentists to optimize predoctoral clinical educational and patient care

Coordinating the activities of the Patient Care Coordinators (PCCs) in Ross Hall (working with the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs) and the CSLCs (working with the Assistant Dean for Community Dental Practices) to enhance patient care and student educational outcomes

Ensuring that the predoctoral clinical experiences optimally prepare predoctoral students to fulfill the mission of the school upon graduation

Developing a clinical educational environment that embraces patient-centered, comprehensive, quality care

Ensuring that the predoctoral clinical education and delivery of patient care function at a high level of efficiency and quality

Providing assistance and input to the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Director of Clinics and Assistant Dean for Community Dental Practices for enforcement of clinical policies and procedures

Monitoring the predoctoral student clinical education to ensure compliance with accreditation requirements and implementing clinical educational improvement

Teaching in the predoctoral clinic

Participating in the Faculty Practice

Performing other duties and assigned by the Chair of General Dentistry or the Dean.

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

Minimum Education/Experience

DDS or DMD from a Dental School accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

Five years of full-time clinical experience teaching in a Dental School accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA)

Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others

Ability to be licensed in the State of North Carolina

Experience teaching as a pre-doctoral group practice leader or team leader

License or Certification Required by Statute or Regulation

Commitment to evidence-based teaching and practice

Clinic administrative experience in a CODA accredited dental school

Fellowship or Masters in Prosthodontics, Fellowship or Masters in Operative, Comprehensive Dentistry Residency Certificate (2yrs), Advanced Education in General Dentistry Certificate or General Practice Residency Certificate.

Experience in community outreach activities.

Predoctoral teaching experience in a comprehensive care setting

Demonstrated record of increasing leadership responsibilities

Experience with axium, digital imaging, and student evaluation

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education
Special Instructions to Applicant

Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online.

Additional Instructions to Applicant
Job Open Date 10/06/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
Job 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 11/06/2017
Rank Level Professor, Associate Professor, Assistant Professor
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Documents Needed To Apply

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents