Included in the mission of the SoDM is to educate dental care providers including dental students and dental residents. The ECU SoDM curriculum involves a series of integrated foundational biological science courses that present the study of human systems across traditional disciplines; the normal and abnormal functions are studied as part of systems. In order to serve this mission, high caliber instructors across multiple disciplines are required.
The Department of Foundational Sciences is seeking a non-tenure accruing fixed-term faculty at the rank of Teaching Instructor or higher to teach in one or more of the following scientific disciplines: anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, histology, and/or embryology as part of a larger foundational sciences instruction team. The position will report to the Division Director of Basic Sciences and Chair within the Department of Foundational Sciences. In addition, the incumbent will work with faculty in the Brody School of Medicine and College of Arts and Sciences. Specific duties include:
Expertise in anatomy, physiology, patho-physiology, histology, and/or embryology.
Development and delivery of content on anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, histology, and/or embryology taught in the SoDM curriculum.
Active participation in the editing of current content and developing new materials involved in the delivery of instruction (e.g. syllabus, presentation materials, manuals, and references).
Coordination of the course components and competencies related to anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, histology, and/or embryology taught in the SoDM curriculum.
Active participation in the developing and editing of content involved in the evaluation of student outcomes. (e.g. exam questions, case based learning (CBL), oserved structured clinical examinations (OSCE)).
Working closely with the Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics in curriculum development and implementation with respect to the specific topics in basic science as related to health care in general, and dentistry in particular.
Work closely with the Assistant Dean for Dental Education and Informatics and other informatics personnel to optimize the use of technology to support the department's teaching programs.
Preparation of accreditation and other program documentation and reports, as needed.
Performing other duties and assuming additional responsibilities as assigned by the Chair of Foundational Sciences, Division Director of Basic Sciences, or the Dean.
The duties listed are general in nature and are examples of the duties and responsibilities performed, and are not meant to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Superiors may assign other duties at any time.
Special Instructions To Application:
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:
Curriculum Vitae Letter of Interest List of References (including contact information)
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
Must have a master's degree (MS) or a doctoral degree (either or PhD, DDS or DMD, or MD) from an appropriately accredited institution, with training in one or more of the following disciplines: anatomy, physiology, pathophysiology, histology, and/or embryology.
Must have evidence of experience in teaching in higher education.
Full time or Part time: Full Time
Position Location (city): Greenville
Position Number: 001973
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, 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, Assistant Dean for Academic Success and the Executive Director for Business and Financial Affairs. The four academic departments are Surgical Sciences, Pediatric Dentistry and Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, 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. In order to operate these clinics, appropriate dental auxiliaries and clinical staff are needed.
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