Lecturer - Dental Hygiene

Location
Spokane, WA
Posted
May 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Health Science and Public Health at Eastern Washington University invite applications for a Lecturer position in the Department of Dental Hygiene to begin August 2017.

The Department of Dental Hygiene is housed in a state-of-the-art facility located at Eastern's Spokane Campus in Spokane, WA. The department offers the only Bachelor of Science in Dental Hygiene in the state of Washington, an entirely web-based Master of Science in Dental Hygiene, and has a fully online BSDH degree-degree completion program. Opportunity for extramural private practice is available. Position is open until further notice; screening will begin May 15, 2017.

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university that expects all faculty to demonstrate teaching excellence, professional growth, and service to the university, profession, and the community. Responsibilities include teaching and curriculum development at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and active participation in scholarly and service activities.

Eastern is co-located on two campuses, Spokane (home of our College of Health Science and Public Health and College of Business & Public Administration) in addition to our main campus in Cheney (20 minutes from Riverpoint), as well as additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing. Enrollment has reached over 11,000 students.

Screening of application materials will begin May 12th; applications will be accepted at least through May 22, 2017. All materials will be held in confidence, and references will not be contacted prior to candidate notification.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

Please Note: The required start date for this position will be 8/21/2017. To be considered eligible for appointment into the position, applicants must be available and able to start in the position no later than 8/21/2017.

Required Qualifications:
  • Completed Master of Science in Dental Hygiene or closely related discipline;
  • Washington State Dental Hygiene licensure or ability to obtain licensure by date of appointment (8/21/2017);
  • Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching;
  • Demonstrated high degree of interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Earned doctorate;
  • Minimum of two years of full-time clinical experience within the past five years (part time experience will qualify, but will be pro-rated to its full time equivalency);
  • Experience in program administration.




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