The Clinical Assistant Professor in the department of Dental Education is a full-time (10-month), non-tenure track position. The appointee will be responsible for didactic, laboratory, and clinical instruction for baccalaureate dental hygiene and certificate dental assisting students. Additional responsibilities include coordinating and conducting quality assurance reviews in the treatment of patient care, participation in student mentoring, university, division and department committees, community-engaged service and other faculty assignments within the department as determined by the director.
This position requires excellent communication skills and a desire to create an environment that promotes collegiality and collaboration among members of various educational disciplines. This person must demonstrate a record of effective teaching at the undergraduate level, including the ability to teach and communicate with a diverse student population.
The Clinical Assistant Professor must have graduated from a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation; possess a certificate in dental assisting (CDA); pursuing or hold a graduate degree in dental education or related field; and have a minimum of five years of clinical practice experience in dental hygiene, as well as teaching experience in dental hygiene and dental assisting. Applicants must be licensed or eligible for dental hygiene licensure in the state of Indiana.
· LDH/RDH license in Indiana with local anesthesia permit
· Certified Dental Assistant (CDA)
· Minimum 5 years of private practice experience in dental hygiene
· Pursuing/Earned master’s degree in dental education or related field
· Experience in teaching dental hygiene and dental assisting
· Active membership in ADEA, ADHA, and ADAA
To apply, please submit the following documents online through our application system (no other documents will be included in the screening process):
- A cover letter detailing interest in the position
· Curriculum vitae
· A two-page integrated teaching and service statement
· Three professional references
Screening of applications will begin on approximately March 21, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. Further information about the School and its programs is available on our website www.iun.edu/dental .
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