Staff Dentist (Dental Hygiene) (Variable-Time)
School of Allied Health
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

The College of Applied Sciences and Arts (ASA) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is seeking qualified applicants for a variable time staff dentist position in ASA’s School of Allied Health beginning August 16, 2017, or until filled. This is a term, Administrative/Professional position.

Required Qualifications: Must be licensed as a dentist in Illinois and be a graduate of an accredited dental school. Must have experience performing extractions, root canals, simple crowns and simple denture cases. Must be eligible for federal drug license and CPR certificate. A TB test will be required prior to beginning employment.

Preferred Qualifications: Two years of appropriate dental experience. Previous experience in a teaching environment. Knowledge of the tasks associated with dental hygiene program accreditation. Possess IL controlled substance license and CPR certificate.

This is a security sensitive position. Before any offer of employment is made, the University will conduct a pre-employment background investigation which includes a criminal background check.


  1. To provide dental care to patients within the Dental Hygiene Clinic and possibly in the Community Dental Center.
  2. To provide professional oversight for the Dental Hygiene clinic and/or the Community Dental Center.
  3. To function as a clinical dentist capable of bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, standing, as well as driving to distant sites to provide dental services.
  4. To supervise undergraduate dental hygiene students in clinical settings.
  5. Other duties as assigned.

Application Deadline: March 27, 2017, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Send letter of interest; current vitae; and names, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references to:

Dr. Scott Collins, Director
School of Allied Health
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1365 Douglas Drive, Mail Code 6615
Carbondale, IL 62901

Phone: 618-453-7211
Fax: 618-453-7020
Email: kscollin@siu.edu

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of 
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed 
and encouraged and will receive consideration.