Assistant Faculty Dentist at Community Service Learning Center (CSLC), Spruce
Pine, NC, School of Dental Medicine, East Carolina University, is a part-time
(.80 FTE) faculty member who will provide leadership and supervision of all
educational and clinical activities in the Community Service Learning Center
(CSLC) while providing a full range of general dentistry services in an
The Assistant Faculty Dentist works in conjunction with the School's Offices of
Extramural Clinical Practices, Clinical Affairs, Academic Affairs, and in
collaboration with the offices of Business and Financial Affairs, Dental
Education and Informatics, and General Dentistry to support all of the School's
programs and initiatives.
The responsibilities include oversight of the clinical operations, both as a
provider and as mentor to dental students and Advanced Education in General
Dentistry (AEGD) residents. The Assistant Faculty Dentist provides primary
dental care to eligible patients, maintains and establishes clinical protocols
consistent with the standard of care, and works with the business manager by
providing leadership in the establishment and direction of a quality assurance
program and adherence to infection control standards in the CSLC. Responsibilities
also include management of all clinically related patient matters and
management of paid and volunteer clinical faculty.
The Assistant Faculty Dentist will be called upon to be "on call"
during absences of the CSLC Faculty Dentist to mentor residents and students
with after hours care for patients of record only. They will also be called
upon to fill in for the CSLC Faculty Dentist during periods of leave and
Specific duties include:
Working with the Assistant Dean of Extramural Clinical Practices and with the
CSLC Faculty Dentist in supervision of the CSLC.
Providing high quality dental care to the patients at the CSLC, directly and
while supervising students and residents.
Working with the Division Chair of General Dentistry and Director of the AEGD
Program to facilitate and ensure consistency in clinical education and
evaluation of fourth year students and AEGD residents assigned to the CSLC.
Mentoring AEGD residents and fourth year dental students and supervising their
clinical education and community service activities.
Ensuring ongoing compliance with all local, state and federal laws,
regulations, and Commission on Dental Accreditation standards.
Participating in faculty meetings and designated dental school activities.
current dental skills and practicing general dentistry.
Identifying solutions to local access to healthcare needs and assisting in
coordination of community/regional outreach and health promotion programs.
Working closely with all School of Dental Medicine faculty.
Acting as an ambassador for the school while actively participating in local
community/regional programs and events.
This position reports directly to the CSLC Faculty Dentist and to the Assistant
Dean of Extramural Clinical Practices.
Fixed term or tenure track position available at the title/rank of Assistant
Professor or higher.
- DDS or DMD degree
eligibility for a North Carolina dental license.
- Knowledge and
experience in the successful operation of a dental practice, preferably in a
- Broad knowledge of
issues in dental education and the importance of ethics in dentistry.
ability to mentor dental students and residents.
- Experience in
successfully working with students is required.
- Demonstrated high
ethical standards, outstanding clinical skills, excellent interpersonal
communication and written skills, and a record of building consensus in an
ability to quickly respond to requests with accuracy, reliability and
proficiency in the practice of all disciplines of general dentistry, including
pediatric dentistry, management and operation of a dental practice is required.
- Advanced education
in dentistry (preferably AEGD, GPR or military comprehensive dentistry
- Five years
experience in the practice of general dentistry and/or a dental educational
ability to work effectively in a dental educational/clinical environment.
ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with
interested organizations, agencies, and individuals.
experience in providing dental treatment for underserved populations.
- Experience with
pre-doctoral and post-doctoral dental education and life in a rural community
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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)
Additional Instructions to
must complete a candidate profile or staff application (see "Application
Types Accepted" below) online via the PeopleAdmin system. In addition,
applicants must submit the documents requested in order to be considered for
Profile (EHRA only)
will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU
application for vacancy # 002129 to ECU Human Resources.
Carolina University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
this job posting online.
Posted on ADEA DentEd Jobs on September 6, 2017.