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Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene (3631)
Idaho State University

  • Feb. 28, 2017
  • Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene (3631)
  • Department of Dental Hygiene
  • Idaho State University
    Pocatello, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
  • Dental Hygiene
    Dentistry - General
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Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene (3631)

Posting Number: req458
9 Month, Full-Time 

Division of Health Sciences 

Pocatello – Main

Primary Purpose
Idaho State University, Department of Dental Hygiene invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track, nine-month faculty position beginning August 14, 2017. This position offers opportunity as part of an expanding department that houses a BS in dental hygiene degree program and MS degree program and a developing Idaho Oral Health Institute.  Academic rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Idaho State University is a Carnegie-classified doctoral research institution and is the state’s lead institution for education in health professions and related sciences.

Key Responsibilities
Specific responsibilities for this position include teaching, research/creative scholarship and dissemination, grant writing, professional/community service, thesis supervision, and academic advising. The selected candidate will establish and maintain a vigorous research publication program and participate fully in the life of the program, the school and the University. Potential exists for future advancement in the department, clinical coordination, and future administration.

Minimum Qualifications
Education Required: Master’s degree in dental hygiene or relevant field. Candidates must be registered dental hygienists who have graduated from an ADA accredited dental hygiene program and eligible for Idaho licensure.
Experience Required: Experience in research and dissemination. Experience with clinical administration, and a minimum of two years academic teaching experience in a higher educational institution. 

Preferred Qualifications
Education Preferred: Doctoral degree or significant progress towards completion of a doctorate degree (all but dissertation).
Experience Preferred: Experience with interprofessional activities, minimum of two peer-reviewed publications, and scholarship.

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Please submit the following documents with your application:
Curriculum Vita; Cover Letter addressing education and experience related to the required and preferred qualifications including professional goals; Unofficial college transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate); and a list of four (4) references with contact information: two (2) academic and two (2) professional sources.
Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 31, 2017. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

  • Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans’ preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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