Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
LSUHSC is in search of an experienced Dental Hygienist to teach and supervise a dental hygiene site for the LSUHSC dental hygiene program in Alexandria Louisiana. This program will consist of 6 students in each of the two clinical dental hygiene years. The site supervisor would be responsible for all aspects of the program at that location. They will be calibrated with faculty at the main campus in New Orleans and will both teach and run the 5-unit clinic. Other duties will include ensuring maintenance of all CODA standards and the delivery of didactic, pre-clinical, lab and clinical aspects of the program. Site supervisor will schedule and organize part-time faculty, supervising dentist, student patient care schedules and enrichment sites. They will stay in communication with main campus faculty to oversee student outcomes and exams. They will oversee and report on all location dental hygiene faculty and staff and will manage the need for repairs, equipment and supplies. Pre-clinical, clinical, radiology lab, dental materials labs, courses and local anesthesia lab must all be taught at that location and this faculty member will be part of the teaching team in place to provide this chairside teaching. Some travel is involved both locally to dental offices and clinics to establish sites for enrichment and to New Orleans for graduation and other type events. Must have a Master’s degree and at least 28 hrs a week for 5 years in clinical practice or in Dental Hygiene education. Will substitute a DDS/DMD with 10 years of dental experience and minimum of 2 years of dental or dental hygiene education. Possession of or eligibility for a dental hygiene license in Louisiana; Possession of or eligibility for local anesthesia and nitrous oxide certification in Louisiana; Possession of a valid driver’s license, Must be CPR certified.
LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.