The East Carolina University School
of Dental Medicine is composed of nine 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,
Innovation and Discovery, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Assistant Dean
for Extramural Clinical Practices, Assistant Dean for Dental Education and
Informatics, Assistant Dean for Educational Support and Faculty Development and
the Executive Director for Business and Financial Affairs. The four academic
departments are Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics,
General Dentistry and Foundational Sciences and Research.
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
underserved 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.
The Biomedical Materials Sciences
Faculty (BMSF) in the School of Dental Medicine is responsible for teaching
Biomedical Materials Sciences to the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral students at
the SoDM as well as conducting appropriate research in the field of dental
materials. This position is in the Division of Prosthodontics within the
Department of General Dentistry. The BMSF reports to the Division Director of
Prosthodontics. The BMSF works in close cooperation with the Offices of
Clinical Affairs and the office of 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, particularly ECU’s College of Engineering.
The Biomedical Materials Sciences
Faculty supports the development and implementation of the Dental Materials
aspects of the preclinical and clinical curriculum taught to the dental
students and in the School’s residency programs.
Working closely with the Division
Director of Prosthodontics and the Assistant Dean for Dental Education and
Informatics in curriculum development and implementation related to the
Biomedical Materials Sciences related to general and pediatric dentistry.
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.
Coordination of Biomedical Materials
Sciences didactic and clinical activities with Division Director of
Prosthodontics, the Chair of General Dentistry, the Assistant Dean for Dental
Education and Informatics, and the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs.
Conduct basic and/or clinical
research, and other scholarly activities that will help qualify for appropriate
promotion, including obtaining extramural funding.
Develop programs to involve basic
science and clinical faculty, residents and dental students in research.
Develop and deliver state-of-the-art
continuing education programs related to Biomedical Materials Sciences.
Coordination of accreditation, and
other program, documentation as needed.
Responding to local and national
requests for information and documentation related to the section’s didactic
and clinical programs.
Participating in budget planning for
the division and ensuring that staffing, equipment, and funding are appropriate
for the mission requirements as they relate to Biomedical Materials Sciences.
Assisting the Chair of General
Dentistry and the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in quality assurance and
improvement, and compliance efforts.
Seeking to serve on committees and
boards for state/federal government agencies, professional societies and within
Responding to assignments from the
Division Director of Prosthodontics, the Chair of General Dentistry, and the
Dean of the School of Dentistry essential to unit’s and school’s operations.
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.
Fixed-term or tenure-track position
- MS and/or a PhD in Materials Science and
Engineering (or equivalent) from an appropriately accredited institution.
- DDS or DMD from
a Dental School accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA) or from an equivalent Dental School with a 2-year
Advanced Dental Training program from a Dental School accredited by CODA.
- Eligibility for dental licensure in
North Carolina (A NC dental license must be secured within the first two months
- Commitment to and evidence of building
teams in planning and to identify and resolve problems.
- Commitment to conducting basic and
clinical research, and other scholarly activities that will help qualify for
License or Certification Required by
Statute or Regulation
have or be able to obtain NC license.
Experience, Skills, Training/Education
or Master’s in Prosthodontics, Fellowship or Masters in Operative,
Comprehensive Dentistry Residency Certificate (2yrs), Advanced Education in
General Dentistry Certificate or General Practice Residency Certificate.
to evidence-based teaching and practice.
knowledge of issues related to material used in dentistry.
in preparing and teaching preclinical and clinical aspects of Biomedical
Materials Sciences and restorative dentistry.
Instructions to Applicant
- Please ensure your full range of knowledge, skills,
abilities, experience and education are listed on your application. Do not write ‘see resume’ on your application when
completing the job duties section.
- If you answer the questions at the end of the application,
please ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills, abilities and
experiences to support your answers (see job duties section of previous
- Failure to answer the questions at the end of the application
will not preclude your application from being considered but may result in your
application not receiving full consideration of your knowledge, skills, and
- All applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. (EST) on the
closing date indicated.
Additional Instructions to Applicants
will be considered until position is filled. Please submit an online ECU
application for vacancy #000928 to ECU Human
East Carolina University
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
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Posted on ADEA
DentEd Jobs on January 18, 2018.