College of Veterinary Medicine: Instructor, Lecturer, Clinical Assistant Professor of Dentistry...

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Instructor, Lecturer, Clinical-track Assistant Professor in Veterinary Dentistry

Full-time, 100% (12-month basis)

The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status. For more information, visit

The successful candidate must have a DVM degree or equivalent. Preference will be given to candidates with AVDC certification, advanced degree(s), and/or prior research training. Alternatively, candidates with an interest in pursuing an alternative pathway program in veterinary dentistry are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to provide clinical service in veterinary dentistry and oral surgery, contribute to the clinical instruction of interns and veterinary students, and communicate with clients and referring veterinarians. Teaching responsibilities will include didactic, small group and laboratory instruction of veterinary and graduate students. The University of Illinois Veterinary Teaching Hospital is a full service facility with a newly equipped dental suite, complete with four high-speed dental delivery systems, suction, two indirect digital dental radiographic systems, light-speed endodontic system, 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, computers 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 candidate’s appointment title.

The Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine in the College of Veterinary Medicine features modern research and animal care facilities. The successful applicant will be responsible for instruction of students throughout the professional veterinary curriculum. As the program progresses that expectation is that residents and graduate students training will be expected in addition to a program of research discovery. 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, faculty members in the Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine conduct 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 area’s diverse ethnic population, superb public and private schools, quality public transportation, and a rapidly expanding community of high-tech businesses.

Salary: Commensurate with applicant’s experience and qualifications.

Starting date: June 1, 2021

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 April 15, 2021. 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. Gene Pavlovsky, Chair Search Committee

Department of Veterinary Clinical Medicine

University of Illinois

1008 West Hazelwood Drive

Urbana, IL 61802-4714

[email protected]

The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment. As a qualifying federal contractor, the University of Illinois System uses E-Verify to verify employment eligibility.

College Name or Administrative Unit:College of Veterinary Medicine Category:1-Faculty Title:College of Veterinary Medicine: Instructor, Lecturer, Clinical Assistant Professor of Dentistry - Veterinary Clinical Medicine (143464) Open Date:03/15/2021 Organization Name:Vet Clinical Medicine




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Posted: 3/16/2021
Application Due: 5/15/2021
Work Type: Full Time