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Tenure/Tenure Track Dental Hygiene Faculty
University of Minnesota School of Dentistry

  • Jun. 29, 2017
  • Tenure/Tenure Track Dental Hygiene Faculty
  • Primary Care
  • University of Minnesota School of Dentistry
    Minneapolis, MN
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • January 2018
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Dental Hygiene
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The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is now accepting applications for a full-time, 12-month *tenured or **tenure-track faculty position (at Assistant, Associate or Full Professor rank, commensurate with education and experience) in the Division of Dental Hygiene. The position is in the School of Dentistry which houses both Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene and Master of Science in Dental Hygiene programs, a dual degree in Dental Hygiene and Dental Therapy program, and a Doctor of Dental Surgery program. The University of Minnesota is a major research institution and the state’s land-grant university. It comprises four campuses throughout the state, the Twin Cities being the largest. The Academic Health Center offers an optimal setting for pursuing a career in the field of healthcare. Students who come to the University choose from nationally recognized programs. For more information about the University of Minnesota and the School of Dentistry visit: and

Job Opening Numbers: *318162 (Tenured) **318161 (Tenure Track)

Responsibilities include didactic, laboratory, pre-clinical and clinical instruction to dental, dental hygiene and dental therapy students. The curricula prioritizes a team-based care delivery model and all students participate in multiple community-based clinical practice settings. Additional responsibilities include committee assignments, research and service.

Required Qualifications:
A Master’s degree in Dental Hygiene, Education, or a related field is required. The candidate must be a graduate of an accredited dental hygiene program, be eligible for Minnesota licensure and have clinical practice experience. Candidates must meet the technical standards and essential functions of the position. Academic track and rank will be based on the candidate’s qualifications.

Preferred Qualifications:
Clinical research experience, demonstrated ability to publish in scholarly journals and academic experience in an undergraduate and a graduate dental hygiene program.

Candidates are to submit a letter of interest addressing qualifications and unique strengths he or she could bring to this position and a current curriculum vita. Electronic applications only will be accepted for this position. Applications must be submitted online through the employment site at:, or and click on employment in the upper right, and follow the prompts to locate the job opening you prefer or to apply to both postings (318162 for Tenured, 318161 for Tenure Track). To be considered for this position, please click the Apply button and follow the instructions. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and CV.

Questions may be directed to Ms. Joy Osborn, Associate Professor, or Dr. Priscilla Flynn, Assistant Professor, Co-chairs of the Search Committee, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 9-372 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455; or Review of applications will begin in July 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Preferred start date is January 2, 2018.

  • The University of Minnesota is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, or sexual orientation.

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