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Clinical Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene Division of Periodontics & Allied Dental Programs

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Position Details

Title Clinical Assistant Professor, Dental Hygiene Division of Periodontics & Allied Dental Programs
Appointment Status Non-Tenure Track
Department IUPUI Dentistry-Period/Allied Dent
Position Summary

Indiana University School of Dentistry’s Department of Periodontics & Allied Dental Programs, division of dental hygiene invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track clinical assistant professor teaching position.

IU School of Dentistry’s Bachelor of Science dental hygiene program holds the distinction of being the first dental hygiene program in the state. The first class of dental hygienists graduated in1952. This is an inestimable heritage, one that does not limit our emphasis on excellence nor our drive for meeting the needs of the present and future. Being housed within the School of Dentistry affords our students an extraordinary learning environment in which teaching, research and community service are uniquely combined to prepare tomorrow’s dental hygiene professionals.

The successful candidate will have a passion for teaching, strong leadership and team-building skills, and experience with and enthusiasm for the work of community dentistry. This candidate must have the ability to work independently and take initiative to expand upon our community outreach. This clinical assistant professor position will support the department as it broadens utilization of both humanistic pedagogy and inter-professional education among students across multiple healthcare professions.

Major teaching responsibilities include didactic and clinical responsibilities related to the teaching of community dental hygiene and radiology within the dental hygiene division of the Department of Periodontics and Allied Dental Programs. Additional teaching responsibilities will include introduction to dental hygiene courses as part of IUPUI’s summer bridge and themes learning communities.

Other responsibilities include dental hygiene program presentations throughout the academic year with multiple student groups both on and off campus to promote the dental hygiene program. Scholarly activity is a requirement of the position.

Basic Qualifications

The successful candidate must have graduated from a CODA-accredited dental hygiene program and have an active license in Indiana. A Master’s degree in education or dental hygiene related field is required. Grant writing experience is strongly encouraged.

Department Contact for Questions

Interested candidates should review the application requirements and submit their application at:

Questions regarding the position or application process can be directed to:

Mr. Damon L. Spight
School of Dentistry
Faculty Affairs/Office of the Executive Associate Dean
1121 W. Michigan Street, DS 102
Indianapolis, IN 46202
317-274-3070 (O)

Additional Qualifications

Full consideration will be given to applications received by April 1, 2017. We will continue to consider applications until the position is filled.

Salary and Rank Market competitive and dependent upon experience.
Special Instructions
For Best Consideration Date 04/01/2017
Expected Start Date 07/03/2017

Supplemental Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Letter of Application
  3. List Of References
Optional Documents
  1. Evidence of Teaching Ability
  2. Statement of Research and Teaching