Assistant Professor - Dental Hygiene

Job description

Working Title:

Assistant Professor - Dental Hygiene

Posting Number:

2021006FP

Classification Title:

Assistant Professor

Classification Code:

8003

RCW Exemption Criteria:

10 - Academic Personnel

EWU Position Number:

F99305

CUPA Code:

51.06 - Dental Support Services & Allied Professions

FLSA:

Exempt - Teaching

Bargaining Unit :

UFE

% Full Time:

100

Salary / Wage Range:

CUPA

Salary Information:

Minimum salary is $61,967; hiring salary will be dependent on experience and qualifications.

Anticipated Start Date:

08/16/2021

Term of Appointment:

9 months, mid-August through mid-May

Location:

Spokane

County:

Washington

Background Check:

Yes - Both

Level 1 User with Access:

Cynthia Chadwick

Responsible HR User:

Saundra Godin

Responsible HR User Email address:

[email protected]

Job Summary:

Eastern Washington University and the College of Health Science and Public Health at Eastern Washington University invite applications for a Tenure Track position in the Department of Dental Hygiene to begin August 2021. This position will include didactic, online and clinical teaching.

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 completion program.

  • This is an open recruitment; three days’ notice will be provided prior to closure of recruitment.

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 in this position include teaching and mentoring of clinical faculty.

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 12,000 students.

  • NOTE: Post-COVID-19 pandemic or when restrictions permit, the work location for this position will be on the Spokane campus.

Review of applications will start March 22, 2021. Position will remain open until filled. Preferred start date is August 16, 2021. Please go to: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu to apply to this position. EWU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action educator and employer and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

About Eastern Washington University:

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to our primary campus in Cheney, we also offer programs in Spokane’s innovative University-District, 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.

Diversity Statement:

EWU does not discriminate in its programs and activities on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship or immigration status, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, genetic information, age, marital status, families with children, protected veteran or military status, HIV or hepatitis C, status as a mother breastfeeding her child, or the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability or the use of a trained guide dog or service animal by a person with a disability, as provided for and to the extent required by state and federal laws.

Conditions of Employment:

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. The offer of employment is contingent upon successful completion and passing of a background check prior to beginning employment and showing proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws.

  • NOTE: Post-COVID-19 pandemic or when restrictions permit, the work location for this position will be on the Spokane campus.

Physical Demands :

Optional: Contact Saundra Godin in Human Resource Services at [email protected] to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which will describe conditions of employment, such as physical and mental demands.

None anticipated.

Pre-Placement Physical :

Yes

Hearing Test :

No

Medical Monitoring Post Hire :

No

Protective Equipment :

University, local, regional and state mandates for public and personal protection should be followed as needed; to included respiratory protections, eye and glove protections for clinic assignments

Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s of Science in Dental Hygiene or related field.
  • Washington State Dental Hygiene or Dental (dentist) licensure or ability to obtain licensure by date of appointment (8/16/2021).
  • Minimum of two years clinical experience within the past five years (clinical practice or clinical faculty).
  • Experience in online teaching.
  • Experience with technology and learning management systems (LMS).
  • Demonstrate potential for scholarship as required for tenure-track.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite (Outlook Word, PowerPoint, Excel).
  • Experience in course design and curriculum development.
  • Demonstrated high degree of interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility, and/or diversity.
  • Excellent communication and networking skills.
  • Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility, and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference may be given to candidates who offer one or more of the following:

  • Earned Doctorate.
  • Knowledge of Canvas LMS, eportfolio software, and electronic health records (EHR).
  • Knowledge of the accreditation process.
  • Experience in restorative dentistry.

Work Schedule Type:

Alternate

Work Schedule:

Schedule will vary from semester to semester to fulfill position’s responsibilities.

Posting Date:

02/10/2021

Open Until Further Notice:

Yes

Screening to Begin:

3/22/2021

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Position is open until further notice; screening will begin March 22, 2021. Submit your application materials through our online faculty application portal located here: https://inside.ewu.edu/hr/apply-for-jobs. Submittals must include a letter of application addressing each of the key responsibilities and qualifications of the position; curriculum vitae including a list of three references with addresses, email, and phone numbers. Candidates are asked to complete a short candidate profile form as part of the online process.

Submittals must include:

  • A letter of application addressing each of the key responsibilities and qualifications of the position;
  • Curriculum vitae including a list of three references with addresses, email, and phone numbers.
  • Applicant Certification – please download the Certification form (link is provided in the next field); then complete and sign the form, and upload it to this link.
  • Diversity Response – As an equal opportunity employer with a multicultural staff and student population, we are interested in how your qualifications prepare you to work with diverse faculty, staff, and student populations representing various cultures and backgrounds that may be different from your own. You will be asked to attach a diversity response as part of the online application process: Please describe how you will apply an approach that is supportive to the diverse needs, including universal access, of our students, faculty, staff, and the public.

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

Successful candidate(s) are required to pass a background check and show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. pursuant to U.S. immigration laws.

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: Eastern strives to satisfy all requests for special access needs for persons with disabilities. Requests for such accommodations are welcome and may be made by calling Human Resources at: (509) 359-2381.

Required Applicant Certification:

Pursuant to RCW 28B.112.080, applicants for employment at any Washington State institution of higher education, are required to provide a signed statement verifying information about their history of prior sexual misconduct and providing authorization for current and previous employers to disclose relevant records to Eastern Washington University.

All applicants are required to download the statement linked below, complete and sign it, and then attach the signed statement as part of their job application: Required Applicant Certification .

Attach the completed and signed certification to the document link called Applicant Certification.

% of Time:

100

Responsibility / Duty:

A Faculty Activity Plan will be developed by the end of the first quarter of the selected candidate’s appointment, and will consist of a combination of teaching, research, service and/or release time to perform administrative duties, as negotiated and as needed to meet the business needs of the department.

All faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and in assessment of student learning outcomes.

Faculty are expected to engage in effective teaching and assessment of student learning. Additionally, the candidate selected for this position may be expected to teach face-to-face classes, hybrid or blended classes and/or online classes according to the needs of the department.

Essential Function Indicator:

Yes

 

 

 

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Posted: 2/18/2021
Application Due: 5/19/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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