Faculty and Chair, Department of Specialty Dentistry

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Faculty and Chair, Department of Specialty Dentistry

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Position Information
Position Title Faculty and Chair, Department of Specialty Dentistry
Position Type Faculty
Department Dean's Office - Dentistry
Full or Part Time Full Time
Pay Grade 5
Position Summary Information
This is a full-time tenured or tenure-track appointment at either the associate professor or professor rank, responsible for continued implementation and integration of the predoctoral curriculum, departmental administration, strategic planning, resource management, and fostering development of faculty. The incumbent is expected to provide strong leadership and direct involvement in the department’s didactic and clinical education, research, and service missions and will work collaboratively with the Associated Dean of Education & Academic Affairs and with the Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs to ensure that all department/clinical activities are in compliance with the Commission of Dental Accreditation (CODA) standards.
Principal Functional Responsibilities
Teaching: Provide leadership in the development, assessment and rollout of the new predoctoral (DDS) dental curriculum. This will include working with faculty and staff on course and syllabus development for classroom, preclinical simulation, and clinical learning, content delivery, and continuous quality improvement, The Chair will have extensive and direct teaching responsibilities.
Administrative: Responsible for the daily operations and long-term vision of the department to include hiring/annual reviews of faculty, budget preparation and management, allocation of faculty effort to meet teaching, service and research needs, oversight of quality of faculty teaching, faculty mentorship, plan and foster a growing research program. Will ensure that all activities are compliant with CODA standards.

Research: Provide guidance on the development, planning, and growth of a research program for the department. Enhance the resources of the department through grant writing and fund-raising initiatives.

Service: Active participation on college and university committees will be required and assigned. In addition, membership and participation in state and national professional dental organizations is strongly encouraged.
Other Duties: Perform other duties as assigned.
  • DDS/DMD or equivalent.
  • Completion of a CODA-approved oral and maxillofacial radiology or periodontics residency program. Board certification is preferred.
  • Qualified to be appointed as an associate or full professor.
  • Must be eligible for licensure in the state of Ohio for a Dentist License or a Limited Dental Teaching License.
  • Must have prior academic administrative experience.
  • Prior faculty appointment/teaching experience in oral and maxillofacial radiology or periodontics.
  • Must have teaching experience in a dental school at the predoctoral level.
Preferred Qualifications
Teaching Experience and Expertise: Experienced dental educator with experience in curriculum and course development and implementation. Able to direct the teaching mission of the department across multiple dental specialty areas. Interested in educational innovation and up to date on contemporary educational approaches. Openness to new educational approaches.

Accreditation Knowledge and Experience: Knowledge of, and experience with, accreditation of predoctoral dental education programs by the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA). Able to collaborate with college administration to ensure ongoing compliance with CODA standards.

Contemporary Digital Technologies: Knowledge/experience in digital dentistry. Ability to ensure implementation of digital dentistry, imaging and storage requirements.

Research and Scholarship: Track record of research/scholarship. Able to direct the research/scholarship mission of the department and mentor faculty.

Collaborative: Can work collaboratively with administrators, faculty, staff, and students at the college and the university.

Humanistic Environment: Committed to building a humanistic culture/climate within the college and to fostering student success.
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and other office equipment.

Department Specific Information
Salary Range: Commensurate with experience and faculty rank
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED Campus Safety Guidelines
To continue our efforts to keep the campus community as healthy and safe as possible, NEOMED requires COVID-19 and influenza vaccinations as a condition of attendance and employment. This policy will allow for exemption of the vaccination requirement for those individuals with valid medical reasons, sincerely held religious beliefs and matters of conscience.
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  1. Curriculum Vitae
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