Dental Hygiene Faculty

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

United States

June 5, 2022


Posting Information

Posting Information

Department ASOD Dental Hygiene - 436550

Posting Open Date 05/05/2022 Application Deadline Open Until Filled Yes Position Type Permanent Faculty Working Title Dental Hygiene Faculty Appointment Type Fixed Term Faculty Vacancy ID FAC0004045 Full-time/Part-time Full-Time Permanent Hours per week 40 FTE 1 Position Location North Carolina, US Hiring Range Dependent on Qualifications Proposed Start Date 07/01/2022

Position Information

Primary Purpose of Organizational Unit

The UNC Adams School of Dentistry Division of Comprehensive Oral Health houses several disciplines including, Periodontology, Dental Hygiene, Comprehensive Dentistry, Operative Dentistry/BioMaterials, Prosthodontics, and Endodontics. The Dental Hygiene discipline focuses on the practice of keeping the mouth, teeth, and gums clean and healthy to prevent disease.

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina Adams School of Dentistry is seeking two full-time, year-round faculty members for the Dental Hygiene Program in the Division of Comprehensive Oral Health. Responsibilities will include didactic, preclinical, and clinical teaching of undergraduate and graduate dental hygiene and dental students; participation in program and institutional activities; community and professional service; mentoring undergraduate and graduate student research projects; faculty mentoring, and participation in substantive and collaborative research with development and publication of scholarly work.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements

Applicants must have graduated from a CODA accredited Dental Hygiene Program. A Master's Degree or higher in relevant field is required. At least two years of full-time academic experience required and at least two years of clinical experience as a registered dental hygienist.

Preferred Qualifications, Competencies, and Experience

Dental Hygiene educational experience, with preference to teaching experiences with undergraduate and/or graduate dental hygiene and predoctoral dental students. Evidence supporting dedication to excellence in teaching, mentoring, patient care, continuing education, community service, leadership, research, and scholarship is expected. The successful candidate should enjoy interacting with students, have excellent interpersonal, problem solving, decision-making, verbal, and written communication skills, and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusivity. Demonstrated evidence of excellence in teaching, patient care, and community service is expected.

Special Physical/Mental Requirements Campus Security Authority Responsibilities

Not Applicable.

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Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Tiffanie White

Department Contact Telephone or Email Academic Personnel Office Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University's Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • List of References
  • Optional Documents

  • Other Document
  • Certification/licenses
  • Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
  • Supplemental Questions

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