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Dental Hygiene Instructor, Oral Tissues II

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Category:: Faculty Positions
Department:: Dental Hygiene, Health Sciences
Locations:: West Barnstable, MA
Posted:: Dec 31, 2018
Closes:: Open Until Filled
Type:: Part-time

About Cape Cod Community College:

Cape Cod Community College is a place of personal discovery, enrichment, and professional development for those just beginning the quest and for those at many points along the path of higher education throughout life. It is a caring, comprehensive institution that belongs to the people it serves and responds to their individual and community needs. Students attending Cape Cod Community College are striving for personal excellence, and are finding it, day after day. Graduates of the College can be found in all levels of private business, the professions, and public service, and they excel at what they do.

For students seeking to lay a foundation for further study, there is no better place to begin than at Cape Cod Community College. In today's highly competitive market place, the well prepared transfer student is the most aggressively recruited person in higher education. For many Cape Cod Community College graduates, that Associate Degree opens the door to institutions that were just not an option after high school. And, when you consider the savings in the overall cost of a four-year degree at either a public or a private university, starting at Cape Cod Community College becomes an incredible bargain that blends quality with unmatched value.

The students' education is the first priority at Cape Cod Community College. As a learning-centered community, we value the contributions of a diverse population, welcome open inquiry, and promote mutual respect. The College offers a strong educational foundation of critical and creative thinking, communication competency, and a global, multicultural perspective that prepares students for life and work in the 21st century. Our liberal arts, sciences, and career programs provide educational pathways that serve the varied social, economic, and demographic characteristics of our community with a distinctive focus on sustainability. We honor our past, celebrate our present and imagine our future.

Job Description:


Provide instruction to first year dental hygiene students in Oral Tissues II (DEN102) during the Spring 2019 semester (January 22 - May 14) on Tuesdays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. This 2-credit course includes information on the basic histology of the teeth and supporting structures of the oral cavity. The second part of the course covers the anatomy of the head and neck with emphasis on the bones of the skull, muscles, nerves and blood supply to the oral structures.


  1. Provide instruction in both traditional and non-traditional learning modes.
  2. Select and develop appropriate materials and technology for class use.
  3. Assess student progress related to defined student outcomes.
  4. Maintain appropriate attendance and learner records.



  1. Master's degree in Dental Hygiene or related field.
  2. Massachusetts Dental / Dental Hygiene License.
  3. Teaching experience in a college setting or equivalent.
  4. Excellent organizational and presentation skills.
  5. Ability to create a classroom environment that supports learning and student success.


  1. Previous experience teaching Oral Tissues / head and neck anatomy in a community college setting.
  2. Evidence of current teaching methodologies, including experiences with media, innovative use of evolving instructional technologies in the classroom, and the use of learning management systems such as Moodle.
  3. Skill in implementing active and collaborative learning strategies.

Additional Information:

COMPENSATION: Anticipated starting salary - Step I DCE Pay Scale; Non-benefited, MCCC Unit Position.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Immediate need; applications reviewed upon receipt.

Please visit our website at www.capecod.edu for information on Cape Cod Community College.

This appointment is subject to the FY2019 budget appropriations.

Appointment subject to SORI (Sex Offender Registry Information), publicly-accessible Massachusetts CORI (Criminal Offender Record Information) and national background checks.

Cape Cod Community College is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, religion, age, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity or sexual orientation in its programs and activities as required by Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and other applicable statues and College policies. The College prohibits sexual harassment, including sexual violence. Inquiries or complaints concerning discrimination, harassment, retaliation or sexual violence shall be referred to the College's Affirmative Action/Title IX Coordinator, the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination, the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission or the United States Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights.

Application Instructions:


Begin the online application process by going to the APPLY NOW link. During the process you will be given the opportunity to submit a cover letter, which should specifically address the minimum and preferred qualifications, and a resume. Failure to submit requested documents may result in disqualification. Please note that candidates invited to interview for the position will be asked to provide three current professional letters of reference and transcripts.

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Posted: 1/2/2019
Application Due: 1/22/2019
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