Job Description

Open Rank of Dental Medicine Division of Dental Hygiene

Posting Numberreq9454
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeTenure/Tenure-Track
Hiring DepartmentDepartment of Dental Medicine (525A)
Academic LocationSchool of Medicine
Benefits EligibleThe University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

The University of New Mexico is seeking faculty at an openrank level in the tenure-track (clinical scholar, teaching, research) to jointhe Department of Dental Medicine, Division of Dental Hygiene. The Division ofDental Hygiene has an entry-level Bachelor’s Program, a Bachelor’s DegreeCompletion Program, a Master of Science Program and a continuing dentaleducation program. Additional programsare in development as well. Additionally,the Division faculty participate in clinical activities in a variety ofsettings and research studies.

The successful candidate will be expected to assist with thedevelopment of the clinical, education and research aspects of the program.Effort and focus devoted to clinical and academics and will be adjusted to meetthe needs of the division. The Division faculty have a strong communitypresence and commitment to the University.


Minimum Qualifications:

    • Graduation from a CODA and regionally accredited dentalhygiene program.
    • Master's Degree in Dental Hygiene
    • Current Dental Hygiene License in New Mexico or License by hire date
    • Current Local Anesthesia License or certification within one year of hire

Preferred Qualifications:

    • PhD in related field.
    • Experience conducting research and publishing
    • Two to three years experience in teaching
Application InstructionsCover letter and CV
For Best ConsiderationFor best consideration, please apply by 7/5/2019. This position will remain open until filled.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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