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Assistant Professor (Dental Hygiene)

Southern Illinois University

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 9/30/2018
  • Job Type: FULL TIME


Assistant Professor (Dental Hygiene)
School of Allied Health
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts (ASA) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for an Assistant Professor position within ASA's School of Allied Health's Dental Hygiene program beginning January 1, 2019. This is a continuing, nine-month, tenure track position.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree required at time of application. Registered Dental Hygienist licensed in Illinois. Must have a minimum of 1.5 years work experience as a dental hygienist and certification in local anesthesia.

Preferred qualifications: Doctoral degree in a health or education related discipline and supervisory and/or teaching experience with Dental Hygiene students. Dentrix experience is also preferred.


  • To provide direct classroom/laboratory/clinical instruction and office hours as assigned.
  • To teach various didactic courses as well as provide clinical and laboratory instruction and evaluation in the dental hygiene program.
  • This individual will also participate in other program responsibilities associated with accreditation standards such as course and program development, evaluation, assessment and quality assurance.
  • This person will participate in activities at the program and school levels.
  • To participate in professional practice, seminars, or workshops necessary to maintain up-to-date skills in Dental Hygiene.
  • Assist with student recruitment and retention activities and perform service duties as assigned.
  • Conduct scholarly research and produce creative activities consistent with School of Allied Health expectations.
  • Some travel may be expected based on workload assignment.
  • Engage in other duties as determined by the Director of the School of Allied Health.

Effective Date of Employment: January 1, 2019.

Application Deadline: October 26, 2018 or until filled.

Application Procedure: To apply send letter of interest; current vitae; and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:

Dr. Scott Collins, Director
School of Allied Health 
College of Applied Sciences and Arts 
1365 Douglas Drive - Mail Code 6615 
Southern Illinois University Carbondale 
Carbondale, IL 62901 

Phone: 618-453-7211 
Fax: 618-453-7020 
E-mail: kscollin@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Southern Illinois University