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Associate/Full Professor, Dental Hygiene (1080)
Posting Number: req1284
Working 11 months per year

Faculty Tenure Track
Division of Health Sciences
Pocatello - Main

Primary Purpose

Teaching in the undergraduate and graduate program; research, scholarship and dissemination; grant writing; and university, professional, community service.

Key Responsibilities

  • Teaching in academic didactic, clinical and laboratory settings including possible online instruction (50%).
  • Active engagement in research, scholarship, and dissemination; and grant writing (40%).
  • University, professional and community service (10%).
  • Potential exists for future administration of a dental therapy program, PhD program, and the Idaho Oral Health institute.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in a related field
  • Graduated from an ADA CODA entry-level dental hygiene program.
  • Eligible for Idaho dental hygiene licensure.
  • Three (3) years academic teaching experience.
  • Previous experience with scholarship, research, and publication.
  • Previous experience developing grant applications and managing grant funding.

 Preferred Qualifications

  • Doctoral Degree or significant progress towards completion of a doctorate degree (must be conferred by December 2022) in a related field.
  • Five (5) years academic teaching experience.
  • Experience with clinical or program administration.
  • Experience with alternative practice settings (i.e. patient care, research, corporate, community).
  • Original research with dissemination in a scholarly journal.
  • American Dental Hygienists’ Association membership.

Please submit the following documents with your application:
CV, cover letter addressing minimum and preferred qualifications, as well as a list of three (3) professional references with contact information.

Position will remain open until filled, however, priority consideration will be given to applications received by August 29, 2021. 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.

About Idaho State University

Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education.

Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home
Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference.
Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

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