Assistant Professor of Dental Hygiene

  • Clayton State University
  • Morrow, GA
  • Apr 22, 2021
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description

 Job ID: 226219

Job Summary

The position is an academic year, non-tenure track appointment at Clayton State University (CSU). The position is a part of a progressive faculty team who will provide mentoring, excellent support, and technology training. This 10-month term faculty position serves as faculty for the dental hygiene program and incorporates traditional faculty teaching roles consistent with a faculty appointment. Specifically, this position includes involvement in curriculum development, implementation, and evaluation; didactic instruction, coordination of multiple clinical sections and clinical education sites. Faculty members are engaged and active participants of school governance activities; implements and attains annual achievements consistent with rank as well as those that would lead to promotion to a higher rank. Appointment to academic rank and salary are dependent on demonstrated and teaching experience.

Responsibilities
  • Demonstrates commitment to contributing to CSU Department of Dental Hygiene Mission and vision
  • Contributes to development, implementation, and evaluation of the dental hygiene curriculum
  • Demonstrates an integrated academic life, contributing to the teaching, and service missions
  • Participates in all aspects of teaching in classroom and clinical settings
  • Serve on departmental, school, and university committees as necessary, as well as participate in professional activities.
  • Maintains a commitment to serving the school of department of dental hygiene, university, profession and community
  • Engages faculty, students, and staff to foster a diverse community at CSU.
Required Qualifications
  • Master's in Dental Hygiene or other Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in dental hygiene related areas.
  • Teaching experience in a dental hygiene program strongly preferred
  • Currently licensed as a dental hygienist or dentist.
  • Experience in a practice role
Preferred Qualifications
  • Doctoral degree (Ed.D, P.H.D., DDS, DMD)
  • Master's in Dental Hygiene or other Master's degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in dental hygiene related areas.
  • Preferred - Prior experience teaching dental hygiene students
  • Eligibility for or current Georgia license
  • Final candidates must undergo a Criminal Background Check
  • Experience in a dental hygiene practice.
  • Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at CSU.
Required Documents to Attach

Qualified applicants should submit cover letter, cv/resume, proof of licensure, and unofficial transcripts (official requried upon hire).

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Recourses at (678) 466-4230, or by email at HumanResources@clayton.edu.

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or oneusgsupport@usg.edu.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Clayton State University, as determined by Clayton State University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Clayton State University is an equal employment, equal access, and equal educational opportunity and affirmative action institution. It is the policy of the University to recruit, hire, train, promote and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, Sections 503, and 504, AREA, ADA, E.O. 11246, and Rev. Proc. 75-50). Clayton State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution. For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy please contact the Clayton State University Office of Human Resources at (678) 466-4230. Individuals requiring disability related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact the Disability Resource Center at: (678) 466-5445.

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