Uiterste sollicitatie datum 18/08/2019

Lecturer (practical training in) dental hygiene and oral health

  • Docent (onderwijs, onderzoek, dienstverlening)
  • Opleidingsniveau: Master
  • Minimale ervaring: 1-3 jaar ervaring
  • Opdrachtgrootte: 300%, to be split in part assignments
  • Aanstellingsperiode: 1/9/2019-31/08/2020
  • Statuut & salaris: statutory/contractual appointment. Salary scale 316 (bachelor) or 502 (master)
  • MOZ/2019/06/02

Lecturer (practical training in) dental hygiene and oral health

for organising education in the broad field of dental hygiene and oral health

Job Description

  • You are part of the team of the study programme Bachelor of Dental Hygiene which will be offered at Artevelde University College Ghent
  • You will guide students to acquire competences in the different course units of the broad field of dental hygiene and oral health.
  •  You will organise practical training, internship and education projects in a qualitative, result-oriented and student-centred manner. 
  •  You apply the related blended learning methodology and participate in a connected educational innovation track.
  •  You will cooperate with colleagues in a team.  Guidance and coaching are provided. For the theoretical and practical training you will closely cooperate with a dentist and professors of the Ghent University Dentistry Department. Each partner starts from his/her own autonomy and from equality, with as a target to train competent Bachelors in Oral Hygiene.  
  •  You are willing to participate in practice-oriented research in the domain of dental hygiene and oral health. 
  •  You report to the Bachelor Programme Coordinator and Dean. 


  • You have a bachelor’s or master’s degree, with expertise in dental hygiene and oral health. A diploma of Bachelor in Dental Hygiene is recommended. You are familiar with international evolutions for the bachelor of dental hygiene programme.
  • You have a future-oriented vision on dental hygiene and oral health and you can transfer your vision to others. 
  • You have experience in searching for scientific research results and can apply this experience to the bachelor of dental hygiene profile. 
  • The ideal candidate  has an up-to-date understanding of the broad domain of dental hygiene and oral health,  has the ambition to actively contribute to developments in study programme and professional field,  consciously chooses for higher education and possesses the didactic competences specific to this kind of education (or is prepared to acquire them),  is a team player, dynamic, innovative and creative,  is communicative, proficient in Dutch and at least one other language,  possesses ICT skills,  is loyal and reliable and deals with colleagues and students in a respectful manner,  can handle stress and has strong timemanagement skills.
  •  You are versatile.
  •  You own a driving licence B and a car.


  • 300%, to be split in full-time or part-time assignments
  • The assignment starts with a temporary contract ending on 31/08/2020, renewed after a positive evaluation. From the third year you will receive an indefinite contract. Later in your career you can apply for a permanent position.
  • Your remuneration will be determined according to salary scale 316 (bachelor) or 502 (master).  
  • You will contribute to our ambitious project.
  • You will work in a dynamic and people-oriented organisation with room for initiative and professional development. Artevelde University College offers opportunities to talent. 
  •  You work in Ghent.

More information

  •  We invite you to describe your talents and motivation during the interview. We also challenge you to illustrate how the job profile suits you. This will be the basis of our first selection. Selected candidates will receive an invitation for a first interview. All candidates will receive a message when the first selection is finished. 
  • If you have any questions concerning the job description you can contact Patricia Claessens, Dean Bachelor of Dental Hygiene, Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Midwifery, 09 234 70 54, or come to our job night. For any other questions concerning this vacancy or selection procedure please contact Bram van Baarle, Head Office of Human Resources and Professional Development, 09 234 91 38.
  •  Artevelde University College engages in diversity. 
  •  All our vacancies can be split up in partial functions or can be combined with other vacancies. 
  • Condition of statutory appointment: In the case of foreign diplomas which are not recognised as equivalent by law or other regulations, a NARIC statement of comparability must be presented at the time of commencement of employment. If this condition is not met, the appointment will instead be contractual, for the full year.
  • More information on working at a university college (information in Dutch)
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Visit our job event on June 20, 2019 

Referentie: MOZ/2019/06/02

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