Dental Hygiene Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty

Employer
Georgia State University
Location
Georgia, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Oct 30, 2023

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Position Information

Posting Number
F00110P

GSU Log Number

Classification Title
To Be Determined

Position Title
Dental Hygiene Open Rank Tenure Track Faculty

GSU Information

Georgia State University is a national model for innovation and opening opportunities for all, ranked 2nd most innovative by U.S. News & World Report, ranked 1st among public universities in undergraduate teaching, the number 1 nonprofit university to award bachelor’s degrees to African American students, 6th in the country for its first-year student experience, and highly ranked for enabling the social and economic mobility of its students. Among the most diverse universities in the nation, Georgia State opens global perspectives as the number 1 U.S. public university sending African American students to study abroad.
A regional gateway to higher education, the five suburban Perimeter College campuses provide more than 30 associate degree pathways. The downtown Atlanta campus offers more than 250 degree programs in 100 fields of study at the undergraduate, graduate and first-professional degree levels.
With five university-wide research centers and numerous centers and institutes at the college and school levels, Georgia State’s interdisciplinary, dynamic and productive research enterprises address major health and societal challenges.
Georgia State is vital to the regional economy, with a more than $2.9 billion economic impact, and is also a vital part of Atlanta’s vibrant arts and entertainment community, with highly regarded programs in music, art, creative writing and film, the Rialto Center for the Arts, and the Creative Media Industries Institute that contributes to innovation and the workforce for interactive media and media entrepreneurship.

Department
Dental Hygiene

Campus
College-wide

Position Type
Full Time Faculty

Posting Type
Internal/External

About the Department

Georgia State University holds the unique position as the only institution that is both an R1 with an access mission and a PBI . Perimeter College at the University encompasses an array of academic pathways, such as various healthcare areas within the Department of Health Professions. Students seeking career opportunities may pursue intensive, specialized training in the clinical service-focused field of dental hygiene. Four full-time and eighteen part-time faculty with three support staff in the dental hygiene program enrich student learning. The program maintains a highly successful record in educating and preparing students to become entry-level dental hygienists. In April 2023, the program completed a successful accreditation site visit with zero recommendations by the Commission on Dental Accreditation ( CODA ). In addition, the dental hygiene program will welcome, in Spring 2024, a new 20-unit dental hygiene clinic incorporating modern technologies enhancing patient care in the community.

Position Description

The primary responsibilities of this position involve didactic, laboratory, and clinical teaching responsibilities in the dental hygiene program. Faculty plan and deliver student instruction following approved syllabi, curriculum guidelines, and required program standards. Faculty provide student support as well as work effectively with colleagues.
Other responsibilities include service to the department, college, and university.
Perimeter College requires and supports innovation and professional growth, expecting the successful candidate to engage in professional development activities that demonstrate career goals that are consistent with the college’s mission.

Required Experience

A minimum of two years of full-time clinical dental hygiene experience or equivalence.

Required Education

Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation
AND
A minimum of a Master’s degree required in the teaching discipline or a closely related field, completed by the appointment date is required.






Preferred Qualifications/Experience

The desired candidate will have:
  • Prior teaching experience, preferably at the collegiate level.
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in dental hygiene from a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Ability to teach Dental Hygiene courses at the collegiate level.
  • Ability to teach effectively using a variety of methods, relate to students and facilitate student learning.
  • Effective communication skills needed.
  • Excellent organizational and teaching skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of instructional technology is required
Licenses, Certifications, or Registrations, etc

Georgia Dental Hygiene State License or Georgia Dental Hygiene Teaching License and/or ability and qualifications to obtain within 4 months of hiring date.

CPR for Health Professionals certification is required.

Pre-Employment Requirements

A Criminal Background Check is required.

Work Hours

Positions may require non-standard hours (including day, evening, online, hybrid, weekend and/or other campus locations).

Salary
$53,350.00-$69,453.00

Job Duties

Description of Job Duty

Tenure-track positions are academic year (August-May) appointments.
The selected candidate will be responsible for:
• Providing 27-32 semester hours of instruction per academic year
• Providing student support and advising
• Maintaining office hours weekly
• Working effectively and professionally with colleagues
• Clinical, laboratory, and didactic teaching
• Attending faculty meetings as scheduled
• Participating in faculty calibration exercises
• Maintain current knowledge in the discipline and in assigned course topics
• Complete required bloodborne pathogens, medical emergency, teaching methodology, and DEIB trainings as requested annually
Expectations also include service to the department, college, and university. Perimeter College requires and supports innovation and professional growth, expecting the successful candidate to engage in professional development activities which demonstrate career goals that are consistent with the college’s mission.

Percentage Of Time
80% teaching, 10% service, 10% Scholarly Activity

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies
2

Desired Start Date
01/01/2024

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date
10/30/2023

Review of Applications Begins
10/30/2023

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Special Instructions Summary


Qualified applicants must provide the following application materials to be considered:
  • Letter of intent/cover letter Curriculum vitae/résumé.
  • Unofficial transcripts of all graduate-level degrees completed. Official transcripts must be provided if an offer is accepted.
  • Unofficial transcripts from Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Dental Hygiene.
  • Candidates with foreign degrees must provide a foreign degree transcript evaluation as verification of educational equivalency.
  • Three (3) professional letters of reference. ( Final Candidate Only ).
Apply at:
https://facultycareers.gsu.edu/postings/4283

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * An Associate's or Bachelor's degree required in Dental Hygiene from a dental hygiene program accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation is required. Do you meet this requirement?
    • No
    • Yes
  2. * A minimum of a Master's degree required in the teaching discipline or closely related field (completed by the anticipated date of appointment) is required. Do/Will you meet one of this requirement?
    • No
    • Yes
  3. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Chronicle of Higher Education/Vitae
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Computing Research Association
    • CommunityCollegeJobs.com
    • Diverse Jobs
    • AcademicJobsOnline.org
    • Other
    • DiversityinAcademia.net
    • Indeed
    • Circa Works
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Letter of Intent/Cover Letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Unofficial Undergraduate Transcript(s)
  4. Unofficial Transcripts of All Graduate-Level Degrees Completed or In Progress
Optional Documents
  1. Foreign Degree Transcript Evaluation


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