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Non-Classified Opening

Assistant/Associate Professor, Dental Hygiene (3641)

Non-Classified Classification

Idaho State University

Open for Recruitment: March 9, 2018 - April 2, 2018
Announcement # NONCLS015599
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: req615
9 Month Full-Time

Faculty Tenure Track
Dental Hygiene 
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 13, 2018. This position offers opportunity as part of an expanding department that houses a BS in dental hygiene degree program and MS degree programs 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

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.

Background in research, publication, and a minimum of two years academic teaching experience. 

Preferred Qualifications

Doctoral degree or progress towards completion of a doctorate degree (all but dissertation).

Clinical and interprofessional education and research experience and/or experience with alternative practice settings and grant writing.

Apply online at https://isu.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=615

Please submit the following documents with your application:
Cover letter addressing education and experience related to the required and preferred qualifications including professional goals, curriculum vita, a list of three (3) professional references with contact information from academic and professional sources and unofficial college transcripts (Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate).

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by April 2, 2018. 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.


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ISU Clery Report

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