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Assistant/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene (3641)
Idaho State University

Date Posted Mar. 14, 2018
Title Assistant/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene (3641)
University Idaho State University
Department Dental Hygiene 
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately

  • Mar. 14, 2018
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene (3641)
  • Dental Hygiene 
  • Idaho State University
    Pocatello, ID
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Dental Hygiene
    Dentistry - General
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Assistant/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene (3641)

Posting Number: req615
9 Month, Full-Time
Faculty Tenure Track
Dental Hygiene 
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 13, 2018. This position offers opportunity as part of an expanding department that houses a BS in dental hygiene degree and MS degree programs 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 through administration, and/or research coordinator to develop the Idaho Oral Health Institute.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 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.

  • Background in research, publication, and a minimum of two years academic teaching experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral degree or progress towards completion of a doctorate degree (all but dissertation).

  • Clinical and interprofessional education and research experience and/or experience with alternative practice settings and grant writing.

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Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover letter addressing education and experience related to the required and preferred qualifications including professional goals, curriculum vita, a list of three (3) professional references with contact information from academic and professional sources and unofficial college transcripts (Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate).

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 23, 2018. 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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