The UNC Adams School of Dentistry (UNCSOD) is located at the flagship campus of UNC in Chapel Hill, NC situated at the center of the health sciences campus. The UNCSOD is attached to the nationally acclaimed UNC School of Medicine and within steps of the #1 ranked Gillings School of Public Health, the #1 ranked Eshelman School of Pharmacy, as well as the School of Nursing, Health Sciences Library, School of Social Work, the Lineberger Cancer Center, and the two nationally ranked hospitals, UNC Children’s Hospital and the UNC Hospital.
UNC is recognized as a leader in interprofessional education, research, and clinical care programs. The UNC School of Dentistry is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment where all individuals can excel and achieve their goals irrespective of race, national origin, age, genetic or family medical history, gender, faith, gender identity, and expression as well as sexual orientation. Successful candidates will have experience and demonstrate sensitivity while working in a diverse academic, research and clinical community.
The UNC Adams School of Dentistry is currently seeking applicants for a full-time Clinical Assistant Professor of Oral Medicine. Responsibilities and opportunities include directing courses that integrate medicine and dentistry in the current curriculum with plans to incorporate this in the school’s new curriculum model in Foundations of Practice. In addition, scholarly activities, service, participation in the School’s Dental Faculty Practice, teaching in an integrated curriculum system that includes baccalaureate (dental hygiene), pre-doctoral and post-doctoral education and across traditional departmental lines and in multidisciplinary teams is required. Transformational learning should be fostered and informed by interdisciplinary and translational research, teaching, scholarship, and creative expression.
Candidates must possess a DDS/DMD from a CODA accredited U.S. dental school or foreign equivalent; completion of a CODA accredited Oral Medicine program and be eligible for Board Certification in Oral Medicine and for a North Carolina dental license or Academic licensure.
Candidates must demonstrate the ability to teach Oral Medicine both didactically and clinically, in a manner that incorporates adult learning theory, evidence-based oral health care, innovation in student learning, and critical thinking. The preferred candidate will have experience in interprofessional curricular elements and the integration of basic science concepts with clinical dentistry; a demonstrated commitment to working in a collaborative and multi-cultural environment; and must be committed to the highest standards of ethical and professional conduct.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and welcomes all to apply regardless of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We also encourage protected veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply.
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Katharine Ciarrocca, DMD Department of Dental Ecology University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill Department of Dental Ecology Campus Box 7450