Faculty, Dental Studies | FT

Faculty, Dental Studies | FT 9 views

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level All, Highly Skilled
  • Total Years Experience 3-5
  • Education Masters Degree

Function of Position:

Tenure-track faculty teach classes, develop new educational materials, assist with curriculum review and assessment, perform professional duties and participate in departmental and institutional functions, including department meetings and committee work. Tenure-track faculty report to the chairperson of the Health Professions Department. Academic departments are led by a peer who serves as a department chair for a three-year term. All tenure-track faculty are in the pool from which the chair is appointed. Faculty are responsible for preparing and teaching courses in the department and may be assigned at the Brighton Campus (or other, as appropriate). The successful candidate will bring expertise in Dental Studies to MCC.

Examples of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates and maintains current subject knowledge
  • Teaches courses and evaluates student performance as per guidelines set by the department and Monroe Community College
  • Teaches multiple courses/sections each term
  • Prepares lesson plans and creates instructional materials and activities for student engagement
  • Prepares Course Information Sheet/Syllabus/Outlines in accordance with department and College guidelines
  • Establishes and maintains an engaging and supportive classroom environment
  • Maintains student attendance records, grades, and other records according to department and College guidelines and submits them in a timely manner
  • Maintains office hours according to contractual guidelines in order to support student learning
  • Advises students concerning academic, career, and related issues according to contractual guidelines
  • Assists department with student recruitment, enrollment and placement
  • Assists department with student retention and completion initiatives including early alert
  • Assists with development, review and revision of department curriculum, including assessment of student learning and program review
  • Develops innovative teaching pedagogy to facilitate learning
  • Incorporates high impact teaching practices into course design
  • Attends department meetings as a contributing member
  • Contributes to the College through Division, department and College committees
  • Actively engages in pedagogical and academic discipline professional development
  • Assists department in faculty recruitment and peer evaluation
  • Assists in the development of grant proposals and implementation of grant projects
  • Works independently and in a team setting, demonstrating excellent time management skills to prioritize workflow and multi-task
  • Teach dental studies courses (with an emphasis on, but not limited to, clinical and laboratory courses) and evaluate student performance in the clinic, laboratory, and classroom as per guidelines set by the program, department and Monroe Community College
  • Teaches 18-19 contact hours per semester
  • Adheres to all college and department policies
  • Works effectively with program director and other faculty members
  • Attends program and departmental meetings as a contributing member
  • Actively participates in professional development
  • Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the program director

MCC Expectations:

  • Responsible for adhering to the College Code of Conduct
  • Responsible for contributing to and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative College environment
  • Responsible for maintaining technological competencies utilized by the College
  • Commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Commitment to professional growth

Required Qualifications:

  • Earned master’s degree (or higher), or actively working toward a Master’s degree (or higher) in a Health Related and/or Education field from a regionally accredited higher education institution
  • Five years of current experience working as a Dental Hygienist in a clinical dental hygiene setting and/or a clinical instructional setting
  • An active New York State license in Dental Hygiene
  • Ability to teach courses within the department
  • Commitment to supporting an inclusive environmental on campus
  • Evidence of respect for and understanding or people with diverse backgrounds, abilities, and needs
  • Evidence of commitment to the philosophy of a comprehensive community college
  • Evidence of proficiency with technology
  • Commitment to continued professional growth
  • Evidence of effective communication (interpersonal, speaking, and writing) skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Post-secondary teaching experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current dental-related theory, methodology, and instructional technology
  • Knowledge of, or experience in implementing a variety of teaching strategies
  • Awareness of the potential value of technology as a tool for teaching
  • Experience and/or interest in developing and teaching online courses
  • Experience with computerized patient and student record management
  • Experience as a chairside dental assistant
Company Information
  • Total Jobs 14 Jobs
  • Category Education
  • Location Rochester
  • Full Address 1000 E. Henrietta St, Rochester, NY 14623
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