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Instructor, Dental Hygiene (3154)
Idaho State University

Date Posted Oct. 9, 2020
Title Instructor, Dental Hygiene (3154)
University Idaho State University
Pocatello, ID, United States
Department Division of Health Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Dental Hygiene
Instructor, Dental Hygiene (3154)

Posting Number: req1095
Working 9 months per year
Faculty Tenure Track
Division of Health Sciences
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

Teaching in the undergraduate program; research, scholarship and dissemination; grant writing; university, professional, community service; and academic advising.

Key Responsibilities
• Teaching in academic didactic, clinical and laboratory settings (preventive and restorative) including possible online instruction (60%). 
• Active engagement in research, scholarship, and dissemination (25%). 
• University, professional and community service (10%). 
• Academic advising (5%).

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from an ADA Commission accredited program.
• Eligible for Idaho dental hygiene licensure.
• Experience with didactic or clinical teaching in an academic setting.
• Two (2) years of recent clinical experience with nonsurgical periodontal therapy.
• Education and experience in administration of local anesthesia.
Preferred Qualifications
• Master’s degree or significant progress in earning degree (must be conferred by December 2021) in dental hygiene or related field. 
• Five (5) years academic teaching experience.
• Experience with clinical restorative procedures.
• Experience with alternative practice settings (i.e. patient care, research, corporate, community)
• Original research with dissemination in a scholarly journal
• Experience with grant writing
• American Dental Hygienists’ Association membership

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Please submit the following documents with your application:
CV/Resume, Cover Letter addressing minimum and preferred qualifications, and a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

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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