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Assistant Lecturer-Assistant Instructor

Southern Illinois University

  • Location: Carbondale, IL
  • Post Date: 4/21/2019
  • Job Type: FULL TIME


Assistant Instructor/ Assistant Lecturer (Dental Hygiene)
School of Allied Health
Southern Illinois University Carbondale


Position: The College of Applied Sciences and Arts (ASA) at SIU-Carbondale is seeking a qualified applicant for an Assistant Instructor/Assistant Lecturer position in ASA's School of Allied Health Dental Hygiene Program beginning August 16, 2019, or until filled. This is a non-tenure-track, variable time, term position with the possibility of renewal contingent on satisfactory performance, curricular needs, and available funding.

Organizational Relationships: This position reports directly to the Director of the School of Allied Health via the Dental Hygiene Program Director.

Qualifications: Applicants must hold, at minimum, a Bachelor's degree and be registered as a Dental Hygienist licensed in Illinois or eligible for licensure by August 16, 2019. Must have a minimum of one and a half years work experience as a dental hygienist with certification in local anesthesia. The individual in the position must have excellent oral and written communication skills.

This is a security-sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation, which includes a criminal background check.

Preferred Qualifications: Master's degree and Dentrix experience 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 the Dental Hygiene.
  • Assist with student recruitment and retention activities and perform service duties as assigned.
  • 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 Start Date: August 16, 2019

Application Deadline: May 3, 2019, or until filled.

Application Procedure: 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
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1365 Douglas Drive, Mail Code 6615 
Carbondale, IL 62901.

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 Univesity