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Careers in Dentistry University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry

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Civil Service Positions

Dental Clinic Clerk - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 87323 Close Date: October 1, 2019

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking several full-time, liable, enthusiastic, self-starting Dental Clinic Clerk I who enjoys working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  Dental Clinic Clerks perform a variety of patient-related dental support functions such as a high volume of telephone communications, patient check-in, establishing and maintaining dental charts, completing treatment related forms, and collecting/posting all forms of patient payments. The Dental Clinic Clerk I serves as an essential link between the dental care unit and various services and staff. This position is patient centered for service and is the primary point of contact with Spanish speaking patients for service and satisfaction as well as financial responsibility. The ideal candidates will be bilingual in Spanish and English, have experience working in a dental health organization, the ability to work with a variety of partners, enjoy working in a diverse teaching environment, and a deep commitment to excellence. 

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Dental Assistant I - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 108879 Close Date: March 6, 2020

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking reliable, enthusiastic, self starting Dental Assistants I who enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment. The Dental Assistant will assist dental students or instructors/ faculty/ residents in rendering services in the various Departments/clinics:  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, Endodontics and Restorative Dentistry. Preferred qualifications included the ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) in both English and Spanish. 

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Dental Assistant II - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 86372 Close Date: September 27, 2019

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking reliable, enthusiastic, self starting Dental Assistants II who enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment. The Dental Assistant will provide advanced assistance to faculty, residents, and dental students in rendering services in the various Departments/clinics:  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, and Restorative Dentistry. Preferred qualifications included the ability to effectively communicate (oral and written) in both English and Spanish. 

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Central Sterile Supply Technician (Dental Sterilization Technician) - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 87324 Close Date: October 12, 2019

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking several full -time; reliable, detailed oriented and customer service oriented Central Sterile Supply Technicians (Dental Sterile Techs) who enjoy standing on their feet all day, working in a fast-paced environment, and thrive in a diverse, clinical/ teaching environment. Dental Sterilization Technicians perform all duties associated with the sterilization process and dispensing of dental instruments, supplies, and equipment used by the dental students and staff at the College of Dentistry. Rate of pay is $15.67/hour; certified sterile technicians rate is $16.15/hour.

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Health Care Administrator I - Office of Financial Affairs
Job ID: 107587 Close Date: March 13, 2019

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a full -time and reliable Health Care Administrator I. Under the supervision of the Director of Financial Affairs, the Health Care Administrator I will be responsible for the billing functions at the College of Dentistry. This position will monitor insurance claim processing, allocations, collections and denial work. This position will lead communication with Medicaid administrators, assist wit coordination of third party insurance providers, and build reports to track outcomes and their respective efficiencies.

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Faculty Positions

Faculty Open Rank (Tenure/Non-Tenure Track) - SEARCH EXTENDED
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Job ID: 94789

The Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking qualified candidates for full time open rank faculty positions in either the tenure or non-tenure clinical track for the Advanced Prosthodontic Sciences program. This is a special opportunity to join a well-established and recognized team of individuals and program. The Department seeks individuals with a strong commitment to interdisciplinary care and willingness to engage with all departments in the College. Responsibilities are focused on the Advanced Prosthodontics Educational Program including all aspects of preclinical, didactic, clinical, implant and digital prosthodontics.  Predoctoral teaching related to Prosthodontics may also be part of the responsibilities. 

Qualifications include a DDS/DMD degree, successful completion of a CODA accredited advanced education program in Prosthodontics, American Board of Prosthodontics Specialty Eligibility or Certification, and prior teaching experience. Candidates with training and/or documented experience in research will be preferred.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Illinois.  For the tenure position additional qualifications are documented publication record, Board certified or board eligible (if board –eligible, the candidate will be expected to complete the certification process within three years of the date of hire), previous university-level teaching experience, strong commitment to research, successful record of obtaining external grant funding, leadership experience in an academic environment.  Salary, academic rank and tenure/non-tenured track will be commensurate with experience and qualifications within the norms and criteria for faculty appointments in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. 

For fullest consideration applicants should include a cover letter, C.V. and names of three references by March 20, 2019.

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Faculty Open Rank (Tenure/Non-Tenure Track)- SEARCH EXTENDED
Department of Restorative Dentistry
Job ID: 94790 

The Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking qualified candidates for full time open rank faculty positions in either the tenure or non-tenure clinical track for the Pre-Doctoral education program. This is a special opportunity to join a well-established and recognized team. The Department seeks individuals with a strong commitment to interdisciplinary care and willingness to engage with all departments in the College.  Responsibilities will include preclinical and clinical instruction in all aspects of general dentistry. 

Qualifications include a DDS/DMD degree and prior teaching experience.  Candidates must be eligible for licensure in Illinois. Candidates with training and/or documented experience in research will be preferred.  For the tenure position, additional qualifications include a Master of Science Graduate Degree or PhD, postdoctoral training in a clinical science (e.g. Operative Dentistry, Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry), experience in clinical teaching and mentoring, strong commitment to research and documented research experience, successful record of obtaining external grant funding, documented history of publication.  Salary, academic rank and tenure/non-tenured track will be commensurate with experience and qualifications within the norms and criteria for faculty appointments in the Department of Restorative Dentistry.

For fullest consideration applicants should include a cover letter, C.V. and names of three references by March 20, 2019.

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Associate Dean for Prevention and Public Health (Tenure/Non-Tenure Track)
College of Dentistry
Job ID: 111206 & 111208

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry invites applications full-time faculty position on the tenure/tenure-track to serve as Associate Dean for Prevention & Dental Public Health Sciences.

The purpose of the Division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences in the College is to raise the students’ knowledge and sensitivity to the oral health needs of the underserved in the state of Illinois and elsewhere and to acquaint students with the social, cultural, community, economic, health service system and political issues involved in meeting those needs. 

The Associate Dean for Prevention & Dental Public Health will lead the College’s initiatives that address community and regional oral health care needs and lead the administration of the predoctoral community-based service-learning curriculum.  The Associate Dean will serve as an advocate for public health, strengthen research, build inter/intra-professional collaborations, and nurture partnerships with key stakeholders across the State of Illinois with the aim of reducing oral health disparities and improving access to oral care. 

The UIC College of Dentistry is a worldwide leader in oral health education, clinical care and research that is patient-centered and evidence-based, with a foundation in preventive and public health sciences. The College is located in one of the most comprehensive academic health sciences centers in the U.S. which includes a Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, College of Medicine, College of Applied Health Sciences, School of Public Health, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and the Jane Addams School of Social Work.. 

For fullest consideration applicants should submit a letter of intent, current  C.V. and names of three references by April 5, 2019.

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Assistant Professor (Tenure- Track/ Non- Tenure Track) - Interprofessional Education & Practice
Pediatric Dentistry
Job ID: 110631 & 111162

The Division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences in the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking candidates for a full-time twelve-month faculty position at the non-tenure-track rank of Assistant Professor for Interprofessional Education and Practice.

The purpose of the College of Dentistry’s initiative in Interprofessional Education and Practice is to train dental students to be conversant with and capable of bidirectional referrals with other members of the health care team and understand how strategic partnerships with all health care colleagues is necessary in order to provide the best health outcomes for a patient. Interprofessional Education and Practice is a rich source of education, practice, collaboration and mutual professional support.

This position is responsible for coordinating and supervising Interprofessional Education (IPE), Interprofessional Practice (IPP) and Evidence-based Dentistry (EBD) activities at extramural community sites and the College of Dentistry for pre-doctoral students. The faculty member will serve as educator, mentor and supervising clinician and is involved in program development and didactic and clinical teaching in the pre-doctoral curriculum. The faculty member will work closely with the division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences as well as the Office of Academic Affairs in daily functions.

For fullest consideration applicants should submit a letter of intent, current  C.V. and names of three references by April 1, 2019.

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Assistant Professor (CT) - Internal Search 
Orthodontics
Job ID: 110844

The Department of Orthodontics in the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking qualified candidates for two full-time , 12-month tenured-track positions as an Assistant Professor (CT).  Responsibilities will include preclinical and clinical instruction in all aspects of Orthodontics, supporting clinic operations, instruct postgraduate students and participate in clinic administration and care of patients.

Candidates must have an accredited DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent, have completed an accredited specialty program in Orthodontics, be board eligible in the orthodontic specialty, and be eligible for specialty licensure in Illinois. Preferred abilities include, experience or strong training in the care of medically compromised patients and/or special needs patients, cleft lip and palate management, surgical cases, digital orthodontics as well as early / interceptive orthodontic. Working knowledge with Hispanic population is highly desirable.

For fullest consideration applicants should submit a letter of intent, current  CV  and names of three references by April 30, 2019.

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Extra Help Temporary Positions (900 hours)

Extra Help Dental Assistant I - Pre-Doctoral Dental Clinics - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 109262 Close Date: February 29, 2020

Pre-Doctoral Clinics at the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking Extra Help (temporary) Dental Assistants to work on short-term assignments.  The Dental Assistants must be reliable, enthusiastic, and enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  Temporary assignments are limited to 900 hours and are non-benefits eligible.  Rate of Pay is $13.52. 

Duties of the positions include assisting dental students at chair side, sterilizing and arranging instruments, materials, and equipment for use by the student, stocking, inventorying and distribution of supplies; ensures supplies and equipment are clean and put away after use, answering phones and other duties as assigned. 

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Extra Help Dental Assistant II - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 111136 Close Date: March 25, 2020

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is continuously seeking Extra Help (temporary) Dental Assistants at level II to work on short-term assignments.  The Dental Assistant II must be reliable, enthusiastic, and enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  Temporary assignments are limited to 900 hours and are non-benefits eligible.  Rate of Pay is $15.23. 

Duties of the positions include assisting dental students at chair side, sterilizing and arranging instruments, materials, and equipment for use by the student, stocking, inventorying and distribution of supplies;  ensures supplies and equipment are clean and put away after use, answering phones and other duties as assigned. Clinics supported: Oral and Maxiillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Restorative Dentistry, and Endodontics.

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Extra Help Dental X-Ray Technician - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 111733 Close Date: May 15, 2020

The Department of Oral Medicine and Diagnostic Sciences at the the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking Extra Help (temporary) Dental X-Ray Technician II to work on short-term assignments.  The Dental X-Ray Technician II must be reliable, enthusiastic, and enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  Temporary assignments are limited to 900 hours and are non-benefits eligible.  Rate of Pay is $15.23. 

The Dental X-Ray Technician II will perform pre-approved intra-oral dental and maxillofacial radiographic imaging examinations on patients of record at UIC/COD including intraoral, panoramic/skull images as well as evaluating technical quality of images taken by students. The Dental X-Ray Technician II will monitor, instruct and teach the acquisitions of intra-oral images and panoramic images on manikins and patients of record, interact with students and residents via demonstration and explanation and acquire 3-dimensional imaging data sets.

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Extra Help Dental Clinic Clerk I - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 111481 Close Date: March 5, 2020

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking several full-time, reliable, enthusiastic, self-starting  Extra Help (temporary) Dental Clinic Clerk I to work on short-term assignments.  The Dental Clinic Clerk I should enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  Temporary assignments are limited to 900 hours and are non-benefits eligible.  Rate of Pay is $16.86. 

Dental Clinic Clerks perform a variety of patient-related dental support functions such as a high volume of telephone communications, patient check-in, establishing and maintaining dental charts, completing treatment related forms, and collecting/posting all forms of patient payments. The Dental Clinic Clerk I serves as an essential link between the dental care unit and various services and staff. This position is patient centered for service and is the primary point of contact with Spanish speaking patients for service and satisfaction as well as financial responsibility. 

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Extra Help Central Sterile Supply Technician - (Dental Sterilization Technician) - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 111725 Close Date: March 19, 2020

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking Extra Help (temporary) Central Sterile Supply Technicians to work on short-term assignments.  The Central Sterile Supply Technician must be reliable, enthusiastic, and enjoy working in a diverse, clinical/teaching environment.  Temporary assignments are limited to 900 hours and are non-benefits eligible.  Rate of Pay is $15.67. 

Dental Sterilization Technicians perform all duties associated with the sterilization process and dispensing of dental instruments, supplies and equipment used by the dental students and staff at the College of Dentistry.

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Academic Professional

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

The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

To Apply

To apply for career opportunities in the College of Dentistry, send your CV/Resume to:

UIC College of Dentistry
Human Resources Department (MC 621)
801 South Paulina Street 
Chicago, IL 60612
denthr@uic.edu

UIC is an AA / EOE

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