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Job ID: 144664

Clinical Assistant Professor
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

Date Posted Jul. 17, 2020
Title Clinical Assistant Professor
University University of Minnesota, Twin Cities More About This Institution...
Minneapolis, MN, United States
Department Division of Dental Hygiene
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Fall Semester 2020
  • Prof of Practice/Clinical Prof
  • Dental Hygiene
The University of Minnesota School of Dentistry is now accepting applications for a full-time, 12-month clinical track faculty position in the Division of Dental Hygiene. The School of Dentistry houses a Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene program and a Master of Science in Dental Hygiene program, as well as a Master of Dental Therapy 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.


Responsibilities include didactic, laboratory, pre-clinical and clinical instruction to dental, dental therapy and dental hygiene students. The dental, dental hygiene and dental therapy integrated curricula focus on a team-based delivery model that emphasizes community service and clinical enrichment in public health settings. Additional responsibilities include committee assignments, research and service.

Required Qualifications:

A minimum of a Masters degree in Dental Hygiene is required. The candidate must be a graduate of an accredited dental hygiene program, be eligible for Minnesota licensure, and have clinical dental hygiene practice experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred qualifications include restorative functions certificate, demonstrated leadership skills, didactic teaching experience, demonstrated scholarship, and clinical experience teaching dental hygiene and dental students; minimum of three to five years clinical dental hygiene practice.

Application Instructions:

Applications must be submitted online. Candidates must submit a current curriculum vita and a letter of interest that addresses qualifications and unique strengths he or she could bring to this position.

To view the job posting and apply for this position, please go to where you will find a link to “External Applicants.” Please click “External Applicants,” then search for job number 336684.

Questions may be directed to Ms. Hiwet Ephrem, Clinical Associate Professor, Chair of Search Committee, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, 9-372 Moos Tower, 515 Delaware St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455;

  • The University of Minnesota is an equal opportunity educator and employer.

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Contact Information

  • Ms. Hiwet Ephrem
    Division of Dental Hygiene
    University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
    Minneapolis, MN


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