Lecturer - Dental Hygiene

Spokane, Spokane County
Mar 19, 2014

The College of Science, Health & Engineering at Eastern Washington University invites applications for a Lecturer position in the Department of Dental Hygiene to begin September 2014.

The candidate selected for this position will be expected to offer interest and/or experience in online learning.

The Department of Dental Hygiene is housed in a state-of-the-art facility located at Eastern's Riverpoint Campus in Spokane, WA. The department offers the only BS in Dental Hygiene in the state of Washington, an entirely web-based MS in dental hygiene, and has three-degree completion programs around the state.

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 will 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, Riverpoint in Spokane (home for our health sciences programs and our 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.

Opportunity for extramural private practice is available. Position is open for application until further notice; screening will begin in early April 2014. To be assured full consideration, your application must be submitted by 4/15/2014. Submit your application materials through our online faculty application portal located here: https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu.

Submittals must include a letter of application which addresses each of the key responsibilities and qualifications of the position; curriculum vitae including a list of three references with addresses, email, and phone numbers. You will also be asked to complete a short candidate profile form as part of the online process. Applications will not be accepted via email, regular mail, or any other mode of transmission.

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: A copy of the Essential Functions Analysis which describes conditions of employment, such as physical demands, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Human Resources at 509-359-2381.

Successful candidate will be required to complete the Hepatitis B shot series starting within 1 month of hire, or provide documentation of prior immunization, or complete a waiver of inoculation.

Successful candidate must pass a criminal background check for continued employment.

Minimum Qualifications:

Obtainment of a MS in Dental Hygiene or be currently enrolled in an MS in dental hygiene, or closely related discipline.

Washington State Dental Hygiene licensure or ability to obtain licensure by date of appointment (9/15/2014);

Demonstrated potential for excellence in teaching;

Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency and/or diversity.

Preferred Qualifications:

Earned doctorate; and/or

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)