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Dental Hygiene Program, Faculty
Virginia Commonwealth University

Date Posted Dec. 10, 2019
Title Dental Hygiene Program, Faculty
University Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, United States
Department School of Dentistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Dental Hygiene

Dental Hygiene Program, Faculty
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry

Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member at the level of assistant or associate professor in the School’s Dental Hygiene Program.

Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching of dental and dental hygiene students and residents, scholarly activity, service, research and possible participation in intramural faculty practice.

Candidates must possess a Master’s degree or higher in dental hygiene education or a related field. They must be a graduate of a program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation; and possess a current license to practice dental hygiene. Candidates must be certified in local anesthesia, nitrous/oxygen sedation and current CPR certification. One-year of minimum clinical experience as a hygienist. Didactic teaching experience is also required. The candidate should also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and demonstrate the potential for leadership.

The preferred candidate should have prior teaching experience.

The candidate must have demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff and student environment, or a commitment to do so as faculty member at VCU.

Application Process:
Candidates must apply to this faculty position through the university’s career website at to be considered for faculty position: F54880.
For further information about this position contact Ms. Tammy Swecker, Search Committee Chair, VCU School of Dentistry at

VCU is an urban, research-intensive institution with a richly diverse university community and commitment to multicultural opportunities.

Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.

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