Instructor and/or Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Instructor and/or Assistant Professor
Department Name 31217-Dent Med-Dental Hygiene
Position Number 0001319
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 two fullĀ­ time (12-month) non-tenure-track faculty positions at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor, available immediately. 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 directors of the Local Anesthesia for Dental Hygienist, Research Analysis, Dental Public Health and Dental Health Education courses, clinical, laboratory, and other didactic instruction for dent al hygiene associate of science degree and
baccalaureate degree-completion students. Addit ional responsibilities include committee assignments, student mentoring, scholarly activities and resear ch, participation in professional association activities , community and university service, participation in the faculty practice, and designated faculty assignments as identified by the program direct or. The successful candidate must possess or be eligible for Pennsylvania dental hygiene licensure and dent al 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 Dent al 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 to: Angelina E. Riccelli, Associate Professor and Program Director, Dental Hygiene Program,B82 Salk Hall, School of Dental Medicine, 3501 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 152 61. 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 02/23/2018
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 03/23/2018
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