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Faculty - Dental Hygiene - 14HS-DH01

Position Deleted on 6/04/2015. This position is no longer an active posting on HigherEdJobs.
Denton, TX
Faculty - Medicine - Dentistry
Full Time

Texas Woman's University - Denton Campus

Department: Dental Hygiene

Title: Dental Hygiene Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor

Job Code: 14HS-DH01

Date Closed: Review of applications will begin 01/2015, and will continue until the position is filled.

Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copy of graduate transcripts, and names with email address and phone numbers of three references via email to (e-mail Header or Subject line must include job title and job code number - 14HS-DH01.


Full-time nine-month clinical track position in the Dental Hygiene Program at the Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor rank. General responsibilities include didactic, pre-clinical and/or clinical teaching of undergraduate students, course development and evaluation, scholarly activity and departmental and university service. The applicant must be a dental hygienist with a master's degree in dental hygiene or a related field, be a graduate of a CODA accredited dental hygiene program, and be eligible for Texas dental hygiene licensure. The candidate should show a strong potential for leadership and collaboration including serving as a community liaison for oral health care advocacy. The candidate must have clinical experience, have potential for excellence in teaching, course development and evaluation for both face-to-face and online instruction. Teaching experience in a dental hygiene program is preferred. Screening of applicants begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
The TWU Dental Hygiene Program is located within the College of Health Sciences and offers a Bachelor of Science degree in dental hygiene by professional entry, dual enrollment, and degree completion. In addition, a Master of Science degree is offered in the TWU Health Studies department with a focus in dental hygiene.

Texas Woman's University occupies a notable position in higher education as the nation's largest university primarily for women. Established in 1901, TWU is a doctoral/research-intensive public university which emphasizes the liberal arts and sciences as well as specialized and professional studies in business, nursing, health sciences, and education. TWU operates three campuses: Houston, Dallas, and the main campus in Denton (population 115,000), located 40 miles north of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. This metroplex, the nation's fourth largest urban center, has world-class museums, orchestras, opera, ballet, theatre companies, as well as an array of professional and collegiate sports venues. Additional information about the University is available at

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