Assistant Professor (RT) Research Tenure Track-Oral Biology

Chicago, Illinois
upto $125000 + benefits
July 09 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

Assistant Professor Research Tenure Track (RT)

Department of Oral Biology

College of Dentistry

University of Illinois

The Department of Oral Biology at the College of Dentistry, University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking to fill a full time tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level.  The department is looking to leverage the College’s existing strengths in wound healing and tissue regeneration. 

The successful candidate is expected to establish collaborations with both clinical and research faculty at the college as well as with faculty across the engineering and medical campuses at UIC.  With respect to teaching, the candidate is expected to develop and teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in wound healing and tissue regeneration for MS, PhD as well as residents.  The candidate is expected to have a history of mentorship of graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and dental residents.

Candidates are required to possess a PhD, DDS/PhD, MD or foreign equivalent in a related discipline and research focus in the fields of wound healing, tissue repair, and tissue regeneration strategies.  The candidate is expected to possess good postdoctoral training with an outstanding publication record. The candidate is expected to demonstrate a high likelihood for extramural funding. Preference will be given to candidates with a proven record of accomplishment of funding or with existing extramural support for research. 

All full time benefits eligible positions include a comprehensive benefits package which include; Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability & AD&D insurance, a defined benefit pension plan as well as paid leave which includes; Vacation, Holiday and Sick.  In addition, we offer tuition waivers for employees and dependents. Click for a complete list of benefits at

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references by August 8, 2021 at  Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments that may be required for the position being offered. Additional information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.

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:

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