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Non-Classified Opening

Assistant/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene (3641)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: February 22, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Announcement # NONCLS002257
Salary Range: DOE -Plus Competitive Benefits!

Location(s): Pocatello

SPECIAL NOTIFICATION:  This position is exempt from classified state service and the rules of the Division of Human Resources and the Idaho Personnel Commission.

Posting Number: req459
9 Month Full-Time
Division of Health Sciences
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 14, 2017. This position offers opportunity as part of an expanding department that houses a BS in dental hygiene degree program and MS degree program 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
Education Required: 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.

Experience Required: Experience in research, publication, and a minimum of two years academic teaching experience in a higher educational institution.

Preferred Qualifications
Education Preferred: Doctoral degree or progress towards completion of a doctorate degree (all but dissertation).

Experience Preferred: A minimum of two peer-reviewed publications, one of which must be original research, grant writing experience, clinical and interprofessional education, and or alternative practice setting experience.

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=459

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Curriculum Vita; Cover Letter addressing education and experience related to the required and preferred qualifications including professional goals; Unofficial college transcripts (official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate); and a list of four (4) references with contact information: two (2) academic and two (2) professional sources.

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by March 31, 2017. 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's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website:
ISU Clery Report

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