College of Veterinary Medicine at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Employment Opportunities

Professor of Veterinary Dentistry (1300074)

Closing Date:

Full-time, 100% (12 month basis) Clinical-track or Tenure-track Assistant, Associate or Full Professor in Veterinary Dentistry
The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent, and have completed a residency/alternative pathway program in veterinary dentistry by the summer of 2014. Preference will be given to candidates with AVDC certification, advanced degree(s) and/or prior research training.
The successful candidate will be expected to provide clinical service in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery, contribute to the clinical instruction of residents, interns and veterinary students, and communicate with clients and referring veterinarians. Teaching responsibilities will also include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction of veterinary and graduate students, including extensive post-doctoral clinical training and graduate program, and a program of research discovery. The University of Illinois Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital is a full service facility with a newly equipped dental suite, containing three high-speed delivery systems, suction, two indirect digital dental radiographic systems, light-speed endodontic system instrumentation, Synthes titanium mini-plating system, and an extensive supply of hand instrumentation. The dental service has a dedicated $500,000 endowment to help support dental teaching and research. Additional on-site services include computed tomography, MRI, and intraoperative fluoroscopy. A state-of-the-art dental laboratory is available for teaching and research purposes and is equipped with eight high-speed delivery systems, digital dental radiography, an extensive supply of hand instruments, a computer and a large wall mounted screen. This laboratory is also available for small group CE programs. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in clinically relevant or basic science research projects. Candidates interested in collaborative research will find ample opportunities within the University of Illinois. Percent of time dedicated to teaching, scholarly activities, and clinical service will be based on the successful candidates appointment title.

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine features modern research and animal care facilities. In addition, the faculty and staff provide broad public engagement through operation of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital, a regional primary and referral care center for delivery of state-of-the-art veterinary medical services. Through its academic sections, Veterinary Clinical Medicine conducts discovery, instruction and service relevant to companion animals; horses; food and fiber animals; exotic, wildlife and zoological species. We are dedicated not only to animal health and welfare, but to improvement of human and environmental well-being through improved understanding of the human-animal bond, food production systems and ecosystem health.

The University of Illinois is located 120 miles south of Chicago, offers a variety of cultural opportunities that showcase the areas diverse ethnic population, superb public and private schools, quality public transportation, and a rapidly expanding community of high-tech businesses.

Please create your candidate profile through Upload application materials, including your application letter, resume, transcripts, and names and email contact information for three references by January 15, 2014. All requested information must be submitted for your application to be considered. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date. Should a suitable candidate not be identified, applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Additional information about the position may be obtained by
Dr. Julia Whittington, Chair Search Committee
Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine
University of Illinois
1008 West Hazelwood Drive
Urbana, IL 61802-4714

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The administration, faculty and staff embrace diversity and are committed to attracting qualified candidates who also embrace and value diversity and inclusivity.