POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

EXTENDED DEADLINE
Clinical Associate Professor (25%) (Dental Hygiene Program)
School of Allied Health
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Southern Illinois University Carbondale, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, School of Allied Health is seeking qualified applicants for a quarter-time Clinical Associate Professor (Dentist) position for the baccalaureate degree program in Dental Hygiene beginning August 16, 2013, or until acceptable applicant is found. This position is a non-tenure track position.

Required Qualifications: Clinical Associate Professors MUST be licensed or eligible for license as a dentist in the state of Illinois and must have or be willing to obtain an Illinois Medicaid provider number.  A minimum of two years' experience working as a clinical dentist in a public health setting is required as well as familiarization with the operation of mobile dental units. A valid driving license is required. A Doctor of Dental Medicine Degree is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience working with a diverse population on a university campus.  Preference will be given to candidates who are willing to work exclusively with children and individuals with special care needs.

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.

Responsibilities: To provide dental examinations, diagnoses, and treatment plans for underserved children served in the Dental Sealant Grant Program. The position may require driving to distant locations in southern Illinois to provide these services using portable dental equipment. Additionally, responsibilities may require general supervision of the dental hygiene faculty and students, and the provision of restorative care in the campus clinical setting.

Application Deadline: July 22, 2013, or until acceptable applicant is found.

Application Procedure:  To apply send letter of interest; current vitae; and names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to:

Dr. Thomas Shaw, Acting Director
School of Allied Health
Mail Code 6615
College of Applied Sciences and Arts
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
1365 Douglas Drive
Carbondale, IL 62901

Phone: 618-453-7211 Fax: 618-453-7020
E-mail: saja@siu.edu
 

SIU Carbondale is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer 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.