| Seeking a proven senior scientific leader to serve as Director, Division of Oral Health. |
The Director has a broad operating authority and is responsible for overall planning, direction and management of the Division. This individual directs the development of appropriate goals and objectives; identifies and prioritizes the Division’s research and program activities to reduce preventable oral health diseases; oversees surveillance efforts, often in collaboration with other divisions covering chronic disease problems associated with oral health; and provides leadership in the integration of oral health with health systems. The Director will also develop and maintain relationships among a variety of local, state, territorial, and other government agencies, academic institutions, and nongovernmental voluntary and professional organizations. These activities are supported by an annual budget of approximately $18 million.
The Division works to improve the oral health of the nation and reduce inequalities in oral health by—
Helping states improve their oral health programs. Extending the use of proven strategies to prevent oral disease by—
o Promoting community water fluoridation. o Promoting greater use of school-based and –linked dental sealant programs.
Enhancing efforts to monitor oral diseases, such as dental caries and periodontal infections. Contributing to the scientific knowledge-base regarding oral health and disease. Guiding infection control in dentistry.
Interested parties should apply for this position through USAJOBS (www.usajobs.gov): Dental Officer, GS 680-15. Closing date March 31, 2017.
Note: Applicants must be currently licensed to practice dentistry in a State, the District of Columbia, or Puerto Rico
Current and former Federal employees (Dental Officer; https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/462474300)
General Public (Dental Officer; https://www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/462474400/)
For information regarding the position, interested applicants may contact the Search Committee Chair:
Ileana Arias, PhD Director, Division of Community Health Investigations National Center for Environmental Health/Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry Centers for Disease Control and Prevention firstname.lastname@example.org
For information regarding the application process, please direct questions to our Human Resources office at (770) 488-1725 or email HRO at email@example.com
Learn more about the Division of Oral Health at http://www.cdc.gov/oralhealth