Fones School of Dental Hygiene - Full-time Faculty

Full Time Clinical Faculty Position

Fones School of Dental Hygiene


The Fones School of Dental Hygiene is looking for an exceptional individual, committed to dental hygiene education, to join our teaching staff in the Associate and Bachelor Degree Dental Hygiene program.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

•     Implement University and Fones School of Dental Hygiene policies and procedures

•     Plan, instruct, and assess students in public health outreach and clinical instruction at the 

Associate and Bachelor Degree level

•     Integrate computing, academic technologies, and the university learning management system

into courses

•     Provide daily and ongoing oversight of assigned facilities and equipment

•     Submit appropriate and timely student progress reports for academic advising

•     Participate collaboratively in department and university committees

•     Utilize assessment data to improve performance in position and of students

•     Demonstrate professional knowledge, attitudes, skills, and standards of conduct

•     Remain current in teaching methodologies, dental technology, research, and grant writing

•     Participate in continual professional growth and development especially in teaching discipline

•     Assist in planning and implementing curriculum revisions as needed

•     Engage in collaborate relationship to promote positive community relationships on

behalf of the University and the Dental Hygiene Program

•     Participate in department, university, and job specific requirements and trainings

•     Perform other duties as assigned

•     Adhere to University of Bridgeport and Fones School of Dental Hygiene Mission and Purpose


•     Masters of Science Degree in Dental Hygiene or relevant discipline

•     Current Connecticut dental hygiene license or eligibility for Connecticut licensure

•     Local anesthesia certificate for Connecticut practice or agreement to complete next available course

•     Current CPR

•     Minimum three years of teaching experience and five years clinical dental hygiene experience

•     Experience teaching online courses desirable

•     Current membership in the American Dental Hygienists’ Association preferred

The full time faculty position at the Fones School of Dental Hygiene shall commence in August 2014.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Please send letter of application and resume to:

Department of Human Resources

Fones School of Dental Hygiene - Full-time Faculty

University of Bridgeport
Wahlstrom Library, 7th Floor
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
Fax: (203) 576-4601

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