A pediatric dentist is a faculty
member who serves in and supports the Division of Pediatric Dentistry in the
Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics.
The pediatric dentist reports to the Division Chief.
This Division of Pediatric Dentistry is responsible for the education of dental
students in the area of pediatric dentistry and for the training of the
residents in the Pediatric Dentistry and other residency programs.
Specific duties include:
Supporting the didactic and clinical activities within the Division of
Conducting scholarly activities to support promotion and the granting of
Working with Division faculty and others to develop and deliver
state-of-the-art continuing education programs in the area of pediatric
dentistry on a regional, statewide and, if possible, national-wide basis.
Actively participating in the school's faculty practice plan.
Assisting in school and pediatric program accreditation activities.
Assisting in Division quality assurance and improvement and compliance efforts.
Seeking to serve on committees and boards for state/federal government
agencies, professional societies and within the school.
Responding to assignments from Chair of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry
and Orthodontics and the Division Chief essential to the department, division
and school operations.
Performing other duties and assuming additional responsibilities as assigned by
the Department Chair and the Dean.
Fixed term or tenure track position at the title/rank of Assistant Professor or
Qualifications: Required Qualifications
DDS or DMD (or equivalent) from an appropriately accredited institution with
expertise in dental education.
Certification of completion of an ADA Commission on Dental Accreditation
accredited Pediatric Dentistry residency or equivalent training in a Canadian
Possession of, or eligibility for, a teaching or regular dental licensure in
North Carolina (a North Carolina dental license must be secured by the time of
Broad knowledge of issues in dental education.
- Commitment to evidence-based teaching and practice.
Clinical experience in dental education at the institutional level, working in
development, implementation, evaluation and monitoring of departmental programs
leading to the dental degree.
Experience with pediatric dental resident education.
Experience with advanced forms of pediatric sedation.
Willingness to apply academic experiences of contemporary dental education and
traditional educational values to the Community Services Learning Center model.
Experience with digital record keeping, imaging, and/or grading.
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:
Letter of Interest
List of Three References (noting contact information)
East Carolina University is an Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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Position Number: 001352