Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (depending on qualifications) of Prosthodontics (FY21-096)

  • Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
  • Alton, IL
  • Jun 01, 2021
Full time Medicine & Dentistry

Job Description


Faculty Position FY21-096
May 19, 2021

Position Title
Assistant/Associate Professor or Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor (depending on qualifications) of Prosthodontics

Hiring Unit
School of Dental Medicine, Department of Restorative Dentistry, Section of Prosthodontics

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 Department of Restorative Dentistry, Section of Prosthodontics. Responsibilities include didactic and clinical teaching in the pre-doctoral program and service to the University. For tenure track appointments, independent research and scholarly activity is also expected. Working in collaboration with other faculty, both in teaching and research, is strongly encouraged. Extramural faculty practice is available.

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: 

Minimum Qualifications
A D.M.D. or D.D.S. degree from a CODA accredited dental school.  Advances education in Prosthodontics, board eligibility or certification, and demonstrated interest and/or experience in teaching and research are desired. 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. General dentists with demonstrated experience in Prosthodontics will also be considered. 

Terms of Appointment
Full-time, term or continuing beginning January 1, 2022.

Source of Funds

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 package may also be emailed to:  

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  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

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