Instructor-Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Instructor-Assistant Professor
Department Name 31217-Dent Med-Dental Hygiene
Position Number 0114875
Position Details

The University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, with its Program in Dental Hygiene in the Department of Periodontics and Preventive Dentistry, announces the immediate availability of one fullĀ­ time (12 -month) non -tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, available September 1, 2017. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with education, teaching, and professional experience. A master’s degree in dental hygiene or a related discipline and a minimum of two years of successful teaching experience in didactic, clinical, and laboratory dental hygiene courses is expected. Teaching responsibilities will include serving as course director of the Research Analysis course, Dental Anesthesia for the Dental Hygienist course, clinical, laboratory, and other didactic instruction for dental hygiene associate of science degree and baccalaureate degree-completion students. Additional responsibilities include committee assignments, student mentoring, scholarly activities and research, participation in professional association activities, community and university service, participation in the faculty practice, and designated faculty assignments as identified by the program director. The successful candidate must possess or be eligible for Pennsylvania dental hygiene licensure and dental hygiene local anesthesia permit. The School of Dental Medicine does require a successful background check for the selected candidate prior to the official offer of the position. The University of Pittsburgh was founded in 1787 and is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States The School of Dental Medicine has approximately 320 first professional students, 40 residents and 60 dental hygiene students.

Application Process

Please send curriculum vitae, a statement describing interest in the position, qualifications and experience, and the names and addresses of at least three references t o: Angelina E. Riccelli, Associate Professor and Program Director, Dental Hygiene Program, B82 Salk Hall, School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 15261. The search committee will begin reviewing applications upon receipt. Only applicants who appear best qualified will be invited for a personal interview. The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. Men and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. The position will remain open until filled.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 10/02/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 12/02/2017
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