• Faculty - Dental Hygiene

    Job Locations US-MA-Worcester
    # of Openings
    Faculty 12 Mo
  • Overview

    The Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene invites applications for a faculty position to engage in teaching, scholarship, and service activities.


    • Coordinate teaching in didactic, preclinical and clinical instruction at the undergraduate and graduate level.
    • Incorporate new developments in field into teaching.
    • Develop new learning assessment techniques, courses, programs, and teaching materials.
    • Serve as an ambassador for the Forsyth School of Dental Hygiene through participation in service activities.
    • Serve on University-wide, School of Health Sciences, and School-specific faculty committees.
    • Maintain a program of scholarly productivity appropriate to academic rank.
    • Participate in professional development activities.


    Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.


    Rank is commensurate with education and experience.




    • A master’s degree in Dental Hygiene, Public Health or related field
    • Current MA dental hygiene licensure or eligibility for MA licensure
    • Hold a permit or licensure to administer local anesthesia or be eligible for a local anesthesia permit in MA.
    • A minimum of three years clinical practice experience including non-surgical periodontal therapy
    • A minimum of two years of didactic and clinical teaching experience
    • A background in student-centered educational methodology.
    • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment



    • A doctoral degree
    • Experience developing and teaching traditional undergraduate and online graduate level curricula
    • Experience mentoring graduate students in thesis research


    MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.



    Please attach a cover letter and a curriculum vitae. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University’s diversity are encouraged to apply.



    About Us

    MCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston’s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public.  In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset.


    Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.


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