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Faculty Position FY18-037
September 27, 2017

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Professor, Periodontics

Hiring Unit
School of Dental Medicine, Section of Periodontics

Job Description/Responsibilities
The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine is seeking applications for a full-time tenure or clinical track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in the Department of Applied Dental Medicine, Section of Periodontics. Primary responsibilities include didactic and clinical teaching in the pre-doctoral program and service to the University. For tenure track appointments, independent research and scholarly activities are also expected. Supplemental responsibilities include teaching in the graduate periodontal and implant fellowship programs. Working in collaboration with other faculty, both in research and in teaching, is encouraged. The graduate program in Periodontics is affiliated with Saint Louis University.

Minimum Qualifications
A D.M.D. or D.D.S. degree and specialty training in Periodontics are required. Board eligibility or certification, advanced surgical knowledge and clinical skills in implantology, interest and/or experience in clinical research, previous teaching experience and/or a record of research accomplishment through publication are desired.

Candidates holding an M.S. degree are preferred. Applicants must be able to meet the requirements for licensure in Illinois.
Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Terms of Appointment
Full time (12 month), tenure/clinical track beginning July 1, 2018.

Source of Funds

Commensurate with credentials, qualifications, and experience

Application Process
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, which includes statements of teaching experience and research experience. In addition to the letter of interest, a curriculum vitae and three letters of reference should be forwarded to:
Dr. Bruce Rotter, Dean, School of Dental Medicine
Southern Illinois University
2800 College Ave.
Alton, Illinois 62002-4900

Application packages may also be e-mailed to: 

Application Deadline
For optimal consideration in a first pool of applicants, all application materials must be received by December 15, 2017. A second pool of applicants may be reviewed after this date if the position is not filled from the first pool of applicants. The position will remain open until the 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.

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