SC Works Jobs

Job Information

Medical University of South Carolina Univ -Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program Director - Department of Pediatric Dentistry in Charleston, South Carolina

Pediatric Dentistry Residency Program Director – The Medical University of South Carolina, James B. Edwards College of Dental Medicine, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position as the Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Program Director. Located in the historic peninsula of Charleston, SC, the Medical University of South Carolina is the State's only comprehensive academic health science center. MUSC also recently inaugurated the Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital, a free-standing, state-of-the-art facility with over 27 pediatric specialties.

The Program Directors' primary area of responsibility is to lead the Pediatric Dentistry Graduate Program, including active participation in all the aspects of the program's teaching and patient care components. Other expectations include teaching pediatric dentistry in the DMD program and scholarly activities in pediatric dentistry. The ideal candidate must have excellent teaching, leadership, mentorship, administrative, and organizational skills. Additional qualifications include the capacity to motivate staff/residents, provide a positive working and learning environment, and work effectively in a team setting.

Candidates must have recent experience in a pediatric residency program (minimum of three years, but five years is favored). Candidates with hospital-based residency program experience, extensive operating room and sedation experience, and experience managing medically complex patients are also preferred. Additionally, the Committee will also favor previous experience as a Program Director, dual specialty training, or additional academic degrees.

Candidates must possess a DDS or DMD degree or equivalent and a certificate or master's degree from a CODA-accredited graduate pediatric dentistry program. Candidates must be eligible for licensure in South Carolina and must possess Board Certification in Pediatric dentistry.

The academic rank and salary will be based on the candidate's qualifications and commensurate with experience level. Review of candidates will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until February 26, 2021. A start day on or before June 1 is preferred.

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Please submit a letter of interest, including a statement of career goals and curriculum vitae online through human resources -