Position Summary: The School of Health Sciences in the College of Health and Human Sciences (CHHS) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIU Carbondale) is seeking applications for a Staff Dentist position, beginning as soon as possible. This is a full-time, on-campus, term, Administrativerofessional position. SIU Carbondale is a strong, diverse, student-centered, research-intensive, and comprehensive university that recently earned the prestigious 2015 community engagement classification from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. That designation reflects our longstanding commitment to service and outreach. In 2013 alone, 237,000 residents of central and southern Illinois benefited from 578 initiatives with more than 3,000 community partners.
Duties and Responsibilities: To provide dental care to patients within the Dental Hygiene Clinic as well as the Community Dental Center. To provide professional oversight for the Dental Hygiene Clinic and/or the Community Dental Center. To function as a clinical dentist capable of bending, lifting, pushing, pulling, standing, as well as driving to distant sites to provide dental services. To supervise undergraduate dental hygiene students in clinical settings. Other duties as assigned.
Minimum 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, & denture cases. Must possess an Illinois controlled substance license, Illinois dental 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.
SIU Carbondale, member of the SIU System, is an anti-racist community that opposes racism, discrimination, and inequity in any form, and embraces diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice for all people.
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.