Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine invites applications for a full-time tenure track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Department of Growth, Development and Structure, Section of Pediatric Dentistry. The School of Dental Medicine is centrally located on a beautiful historic campus in Alton, Illinois, 30 minutes from both downtown St. Louis and the main campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Responsibilities include didactic, laboratory and clinical teaching in the predoctoral and advanced programs, independent research and service.
Applicants must have a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree and be eligible for licensure in compliance with the Illinois Dental Practice Act including Illinois Sedation Permit A. Advanced training in pediatric dentistry from an ADA accredited program and Board certification or eligibility is also required. Candidates must be eligible for local hospital credentialing. Prior teaching experience is desirable. Excellence in teaching is integral to the mission of Southern Illinois University and the School of Dental Medicine.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Salary and rank are commensurate with education, training and experience. Opportunity for extramural practice is available.
The School of Dental Medicine students manage approximately 35,000 patient visits each year at its patient clinics in Alton and East St. Louis. In addition, students offer oral health treatment, screenings and education to more than 10,000 people annually through a wide variety of off-campus community outreach events. These opportunities provide students the training they need to graduate and become highly skilled dentists.