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Assistant/Associate Professor / Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor
Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine

Date Posted Jan. 31, 2023
Title Assistant/Associate Professor / Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor
University Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
Alton, IL, United States
Department Applied Dental Medicine
Application Deadline until filled
Position Start Date available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Oral Radiology
    Oral Medicine/Pathology/Oncology

The Department of Applied Dental Medicine invites application for a full-time tenure track position in the Section of Diagnostic Sciences at the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM).

The Assistant/Associate Professor of Oral Medicine’s responsibilities include didactic and clinical teaching primarily at the pre-doctoral level, teaching and mentoring residents in graduate programs, independent research, and service to the university.  Collaboration with other faculty, both in research and teaching, is strongly encouraged. Opportunity for intramural or extramural practice is available.

The SIU-SDM provides exceptional value in dental education. Students benefit from:

-The latest technology in today's oral health care field.

-A state-of-the-art clinic.

-The lowest dental school tuition in Illinois.

The small student body and intimate environment promote excellent student-to-faculty interaction. Graduates are prepared to be among the best general practitioners of dentistry in the country. 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 the St. Louis area. For more information on the School of Dental Medicine, visit us online at

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville nurtures an open, respectful, and welcoming climate that facilitates learning and work. SIUE is committed to education that explores the historic significance of diversity in order to understand the present and to better enable our community to engage in the future. Integral to this commitment, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville strives for a student body and a workforce that is both diverse and inclusive. We strongly encourage candidates from historically underrepresented groups, including women, members of racially minoritized groups, and individuals with disabilities, to apply. For more on our State of Diversity, visit SIUE Mission, Goals and Plans.

TERM OF CONTRACT:  Full-time, continuing, tenure-track position beginning as soon as possible.

SALARY RANGE:  Salary and rank commensurate with education, training, and experience.


  1. A D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree from a US or Canadian dental school, or foreign equivalent.
  2. A teaching or permanent license to practice dentistry in the state of Illinois, or the qualifications to obtain one.
  3. Candidates must be graduates of an advanced education program in Oral Medicine; American Board of Oral Medicine eligibility or certification is preferred. Experience in teaching and research is desirable.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS:  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. 

  • SIU-SDM is an EEO/AA employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. SIUE is a state university - benefits under state sponsored plans may not be available to holders of F-1 or J-1 visas.

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Contact Information

  • Sonny Drukteinis
    Dean's Office
    Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine
    2800 College Avenue, Building 273
    Alton, IL 62002
  • 618-474-7120
  • 618-474-7249


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