The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time tenure or clinical track position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Department of Applied Dental Medicine, Section of Periodontology. Responsibilities include teaching in the pre-doctoral program, as well as independent research and service to the University. Working in collaboration with other faculty, both in research and in teaching, is encouraged.
The SIU School of Dental Medicine is the only dental school in Illinois that is outside the Chicago metropolitan area, and within a 200-mile radius of St. Louis. The convenient location offers a small-town feel with big-city access. The safe, quiet campus environment in Alton is just a short drive to St. Louis, where students can enjoy major sporting events, arts, entertainment, dining and shopping. To learn more, visit us online at: https://www.siue.edu/dental/
Terms of Appointment Full-time, term or continuing beginning May 2021 or later.
Source of Funds State
Salary Academic rank and salary are commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Application Process Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:
Dr. Bruce Rotter, Dean SIU School of Dental Medicine 2800 College Avenue Alton, IL 62002
Application Deadline Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.
SIUE is a state university. Benefits under state-sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F1 or J1 visas. Applicants will be subject to a background check prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce. We will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, national origin, religion, disability, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation or veteran’s status. We encourage applications from women, minorities, protected veterans and people with disabilities.
The SIUE Annual Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://www.siue.edu/securityreport. The report contains campus safety and security information, crime statistics, fire safety policies, and fire statistics for the previous three calendar years. This report is published in compliance with Federal law, titled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act” and the Higher Education Opportunity Act also known as the “Campus Fire Safety Right to Know.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained, with a 24-hour notice, from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, 1-618-650-2536.
The safety of our staff and patients is the number one priority during these uncertain times. The School of Dental Medicine (SDM) has created strict safety protocols for all students, residents, fellows, faculty, staff and patients to help ensure the health and well-being of everyone who enters the clinical environment. SDM administration will provide staff (with) all appropriate PPE’s per CDC and OSHA current guidelines. Faculty, students, residents, and staff are being screened daily to ensure that they have not developed any issues or had any exposures, as will patients entering the clinics for appointments. In regard to cleaning protocols, SDM is using enhanced cleaning methods as recommended by CDC, OSHA and other agencies.
Dual Career Support for New Faculty The Career Development Center has partnered with SIUE's Toward an Inclusive Model of Excellence project to provide a variety of career services and resources to partners of new faculty who have relocated to the Greater St. Louis area. Visit them online at: Dual Career Support
Minimum Qualifications A D.M.D. or D.D.S. degree , specialty training in Periodontics and American Board of Periodontology eligibility or certification are required. Previous teaching experience and/or a record of research accomplishment through publication and external funding are desirable. Candidates holding an M.S. degree are preferred. Applicants must be licensed to practice dentistry in the State of Illinois, or be able to meet the requirements for permanent licensure in Illinois. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications. Intramural faculty practice is available.
Internal Number: FY21-092
About Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is a nationally recognized university that provides students with a high-quality, affordable education that prepares them for successful careers and lives of purpose. Built on the foundation of a broad-based liberal education, and enhanced by hands-on research and real-world experiences, the academic preparation SIUE students receive equips them to thrive in the global marketplace and make our communities better places to live.
Situated on 2,660 acres of beautiful woodland atop the bluffs overlooking the natural beauty of the Mississippi River’s rich bottom land and only 25 minutes from downtown St. Louis, the SIUE campus is home to a diverse student body of more than 13,000 individuals.
SIUE is is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, as well as more than 30 additional accrediting agencies. In January 2019, SIUE was reclassified by The Carnegie Commission on Higher Education to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category.
Fully certified at the Division I level by the NCAA, SIUE is a member of the Ohio Valley Conference and the Mid-American Conference (MAC) (men’s soccer & wrestling).