Adjunct Instructor, Consulting Dentist

Adjunct Instructor, Consulting Dentist


Wake Technical Community College
9101 Fayetteville Road
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-866-5000

Job Location

Perry Health Science Campus, Raleigh NC


Depends on Qualifications



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Monday, July 10, 2017
Closes: Friday, September 1, 2017

Target Start Date

Thursday, August 10, 2017

Expected Work Hours

Varies semester to semester as determined by department head

Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

Part-Time Temporary, Adjunct Faculty

Minimum Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Knowledge of American Dental Association accreditation process

Knowledge of the current blood borne pathogen standard requirements regarding infection control and HazCom standards

Current CPR Certification

Able to use a wide variety of teaching methods to promote learning

Be innovative, creative, motivated

Ability to exhibit good interpersonal skills and work well with others

Able to maintain records accurately and be able to meet deadlines consistently

Good organizational skills

Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

Demonstrates resourcefulness, initiative, enthusiasm, and a sincere interest in helping students reach their maximum potential


Doctoral Degree in Dentistry

Unofficial transcripts must be attached with your online application prior to submission or submitted to Human Resources immediately upon completing the application. If your transcripts are not submitted, your application may not receive full consideration.

Graduate of an American Dental Association (ADA) accredited Dental Program

Currently licensed in the State of NC or be license eligible and have the ability to write prescriptions

Two years private practice experience

A background in educational methodology

Current CPR certification

Preferred Qualifications

Periodontics background

Two years teaching experience

Position Description

This position is responsible for providing effective instruction including clinical and/or didactic education for dental hygiene students.


 Responsibilities and Duties (*Essential Functions):
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the essential job functions satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the primary job functions herein described.

*Provides clinical and didactic instruction

*Provides input for program assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation related to the clinical environment

Supports ADA CODA standards in operating the program as well as the objectives and mission of the institution

Evaluates patient's medical history if a medical consultation is required, and assists the student with the required signatures

*Provides evaluation of pathological findings by the student, and if necessary arranges for referral for evaluation of the lesion by the appropriate discipline

*Examines all dental hygiene patients for the completion of the patient assessment; further dental recommendations are then made to the patient and treatment planning discussed with the student

*Provides prescription for radiographs, and diagnostic evaluation of the completed radiographs

*Provides local anesthesia to patients who require or request such medication

*Provides referrals to other offices or clinics for patients who are in pain and require care

*Provides prescription and evaluation of sealants placed by the students

Evaluates patient's need for anti-bacterial rinse, and facilitates the prescription to obtain these chemicals

*Manages medical emergencies that may occur in clinic and write prescriptions for the emergency crash cart

Job Post Contact

Human Resources