The SIU School of Dental Medicine has an opening for a full-time (12 month) tenure track position 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.

Minimum Qualifications

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.  Advanced training in pediatric dentistry from an ADA accredited program and Board certification is also required.  Candidates must be eligible for local hospital credentialing.  Demonstrate an interest in teaching Pediatric Dentistry, both at the predoctoral and postdoctoral levels.  Prior teaching experience is desirable.  Excellence in teaching is integral to the mission of Southern Illinois University and the School of Dental Medicine. Opportunity for extramural practice is available.

Terms of Appointment

Full-time, continuing, tenure-track position beginning December 1, 2019.

Source of Funds


Salary Range

Salary and rank commensurate with education, training and experience.

Application Process

Please submit a letter of intent, curriculum vitae, and three letters of reference to:

Dr. Bruce E. Rotter, Dean

SIU School of Dental Medicine

2800 College Avenue

Alton, IL 62002

Application package may also be emailed to: brotter@siue.edu

Application Deadline

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue 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 School of Dental Medicine 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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