The Department of Oral Biology at the College of Dentistry, University of Illinois Chicago is seeking to fill a full-time position at the Assistant Professor level. This faculty member will be expected participate in research, teaching, service, and scholarly activities in the College of Dentistry. This person may be required to direct a graduate course in the College's graduate curriculum.
The successful candidate is expected to develop and implement a research program and secure external funds in the area of regenerative medicine/dentistry and other applicable research areas within the College’s research themes. The candidate is expected to support the research enterprise of the College of Dentistry by developing expertise and managing high-end equipment such as the micro-tomography and to develop and teach graduate level courses in Oral Biology for MS, PhD programs as well as residents.
Eligible candidates are required to possess a Ph.D. degree or equivalent, have had postdoctoral training and an excellent record of research publications. They should have experience in conducting research in the areas of regenerative medicine/dentistry, having history of academic accomplishments, including history of grant funding. Eligible candidates are expected to have a strong willingness to collaborate with faculty of other academic departments and have good academic/scientific experience in research mentoring.
Preference will be given to candidates who currently hold a NIH grant with ability to mentor students and postdoctoral fellows, strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated experience in fostering collaborative research between dental school and outside entities.
For fullest consideration, submit a letter of intent, current CV, and names of 3 references by October 30, 2023, to https://jobs.uic.edu/
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.