Dental Hygienist Faculty

first_imgType of SearchNational Position NumberF54880 The purpose of this position is to provide didactic, clinical orlaboratory teaching to assist dental hygiene students in developingthe knowledge and skills to provide oral health care to a diversepatient population. Faculty instructors are responsible fordeveloping teaching materials, providing instruction, engagingstudents and evaluating student learning outcomes. Clinical facultyinstructors are responsible for providing hands-on instruction andsupport in clinic and pre-clinic courses. School/UnitSchool of Dentistry Tenure StatusNon-Tenure Eligible Chief purpose of this position in support of above mission orgoal Quick Link The primary responsibility of this role is teaching and clinicalinstruction to prepare baccalaureate dental hygiene students;assist the dental program and provide didactic and clinicalinstruction to professional dental and dental hygiene students;direct projects, and participate in the development and revision ofcurricula, and mentor students. Additional responsibilitiesinclude, but are not limited to: Mission or Goal of Unit DepartmentGeneral Practice Posted SalaryCommensurate Proposed Hire Date02/10/2020 Position TypeTeaching and Research Faculty Date Posted11/25/2019 Is this employee on a H1B Visa? Diversity Statement Information Grant funded position?No Working TitleDental Hygienist Faculty Required Qualifications – Masters degree or higher in dental hygiene education or a relatedfield.- Graduate of a program accredited by the Commission on DentalAccreditation.- Current license to practice dental hygiene.- One year minimum of clinical experience as a hygienist.- Didactic teaching experience required.- Certification in local anesthesia and nitrous oxide/oxygensedation.- Current CPR certification.- Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills.- A demonstrated potential for leadership.- Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diversefaculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as afaculty member at VCU . Application Deadline Date Posting DetailsEmployees hired into Administrative and Professional positionsposted on or after July 1, 2017, will be governed by and, ifemployed on July 1, 2018 will move into the new University HumanResources System. For additional information, go to Position Responsibilities Application Process/Additional Information Supplemental QuestionsRequired fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).Applicant DocumentsRequired DocumentsCurriculum Vitae (CV)Optional DocumentsCover Letter/Letter of ApplicationReference Letter – 1Reference Letter – 2Reference Letter – 3Other Document Engage in ongoing professional development to maintain a broadknowledge of evidence-based research in teaching.Serve as a member of the Dental Hygiene Admissions Committee,provide CPR training for students and faculty of the School ofDentistry as well as providing continuing education for healthcareprofessionals.Comply with university policies; provide service to thecommunity and the profession, and support the programs mission andgoals.Attend meetings and assisting the program director, departmentchair or Dean in any university related requested projects. Prior teaching experience. Open Until FilledYes Candidates must apply to through the university’s career website at to be considered for this position. Submitcover letter, CV and two references; include names, email addressesand phone numbers for the references. The primary mission of the School of Dentistry is to educatepractitioners of Dentistry capable of meeting the general oralhealth needs of the communities they serve. Integral parts of themission are research and other scholarly activity, patient care,and leadership in dental education and organized dentistry, andcollaboration and participation with other units with VCU and VCUHealth Systems. Number of Months12 Preferred Qualifications RankOpenlast_img

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