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Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Dental Hygiene

Employer
University of New England
Location
Portland, Maine, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
May 17, 2024

Job Details

Position Details

Position Information

Position Type
Faculty

Faculty Track
Clinical

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Dental Hygiene

Employment Status
Full Time

Months
9

Campus
Portland, ME

Description

The University of New England – Dental Hygiene Program invites applications for a full-time clinical appointment at the rank of Assistant/Associate Professor. We seek an experienced and dynamic individual with demonstrated excellence in teaching and clinical practice. The successful candidate will engage in teaching and service. The Dental Hygiene Program is located on two campuses in Portland and Biddeford, Maine.

About the University of New England
UNE is Maine’s largest private university, with two beautiful coastal campuses in Maine, a one-of-a-kind study-abroad campus in Tangier, Morocco, and an array of flexible online offerings. In an uncommonly welcoming and supportive community, we offer hands-on learning, empowering students to positively impact a world full of challenges. We are the state’s top provider of health professionals and home to Maine’s only medical and dental colleges, a variety of other interprofessionally aligned health care programs, and nationally recognized programs in the marine sciences, the natural and social sciences, business, the humanities, and the arts.

UNE offers a generous comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees. The package includes varied health and dental plans; a retirement plan that includes up to an eight percent match; extensive paid leave including holidays, vacation, sick, and personal time; and educational benefits. Please visit the Human Resources Benefits site for additional information regarding UNE’s benefits package.

Responsibilities
  • Planning, developing, teaching across the undergraduate curriculum
  • Development and implementation of learning assessments
  • Participate in service activities
Qualifications
  • Master’s degree or above in dental hygiene/dentistry or related field
  • Eligible for dental hygiene or dental licensure in State of Maine
  • Holds a permit or license to administer local anesthesia in Maine or be eligible for a local anesthesia permit
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Minimum of three years clinical practice experience.
EEO Statement Summary

Consistent with federal and state law and University policy, the University of New England is committed to the fundamental concept of equal opportunity for all of the members of the University community. The University prohibits, and will not tolerate, discrimination in employment, the provision of academic services or in any other area of University life based on race, color, sex, physical or mental disability, religion, age, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, ethnicity, genetic information, HIV status, or status as a veteran. Prohibited bias factors should not motivate decisions regarding students, employees, applicants for admission, applicants for employment, contractors, volunteers or participants in and/or users of institutional programs, services, and activities.

COVID Vaccination Statement (PLEASE NOTE)

Employees in clinical settings must meet the State of Maine’s immunization requirements for clinical activity.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number
2022F0129P

Open Date
05/17/2024

Close Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
Optional Documents

Company

 UNE is a private, non-profit, comprehensive R2 university, with campuses in Portland and Biddeford, Maine and Tangier, Morocco. The College of Arts and Sciences is located on UNE’s waterfront Biddeford campus, with nearby city-based amenities in Portland (a 30-minute drive) and Boston (a 2-hour drive). UNE’s location in southern Maine also affords easy access to forests, mountains, freshwater lakes, rocky coastlines, and sandy beaches. CAS, one of UNE’s six colleges, has a primary focus on undergraduate education.

UNE offers students a highly integrated learning experience that promotes excellence through interdisciplinary collaboration and innovation in education, research, and service. UNE’s excellence could not happen without a dedicated and talented faculty and professional staff. Our core values include but are not limited to Student Centeredness; Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion; and Relentless Inquiry. Visit https://www.une.edu/about/mission-vision-and-values to learn about our mission, vision, and core values.

UNE is a great place to work. We boast both a tight-knit community and access to a wide array of degree programs, research opportunities and cultural events. We have three distinct campuses that combine to offer students a range of learning experiences. Our two Maine campuses house our nationally recognized undergraduate, graduate, and professional programs, while our campus in Tangier, Morocco is home to an innovative semester abroad program. UNE is perennially included on “best colleges lists” by U.S. News & World ReportThe Princeton ReviewForbes, and others. Portland is one of the nation’s most livable small cities with an incredible natural environment, friendly people, a wealth of arts and cultural institutions, and major medical facilities. Outside magazine named it as one of the “Greatest Places to Live in America”, and Bon Appetit selected Portland as the 2018 “Restaurant City of the Year”.

UNE also offers a generous comprehensive benefits package to eligible employees and their dependents. The package includes health and dental plans; a retirement plan that includes up to an 8% match; extensive paid leave including holidays, vacation, sick and personal time; and educational benefits for both employees and dependent children. Please visit the Human Resources Benefits site – https://www.une.edu/hr/benefits – for additional information regarding UNE’s fantastic benefits package.

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