The University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine, Department of Periodontics and Preventive Dentistry, announces the immediate availability of a full-time (12-month) non-tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Instructor or Assistant Professor. Academic rank and salary are commensurate with education, teaching, and professional experience. A master's degree in dental hygiene or a related discipline and a minimum of two years of successful teaching experience in didactic, clinical, and laboratory courses is preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include clinical, laboratory, and didactic instruction for dental and hygiene students. Additional responsibilities include committee assignments, assisting with preparation for the Commission on Dental Accreditation site visit, student advising, scholarly activities and research, participation in professional organizations, community service, participation in the faculty practice, and designated faculty assignments as identified by the program director. The successful candidate must possess or be eligible for Pennsylvania dental hygiene licensure and dental hygiene local anesthesia permit. The School of Dental Medicine does require a successful background check for the selected candidate prior to the official offer of the position.
The University of Pittsburgh was founded in 1787 and is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. The School of Dental Medicine has 320 first professional students, 40 residents and 70 dental hygiene students.
To apply please go to join.pitt.edu , select Faculty Positions and search 20000303 .
The search committee will begin reviewing applications upon receipt. Only applicants who appear best qualified will be invited for a personal interview. The position will remain open until filled.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Letters of Recommendation
Internal Number: 20000303
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.