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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 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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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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Extra Help Temporary Positions (900 hours)

Extra Help Dental Assistant I - Multiple Positions
Job ID: 109262 Close Date: January 31, 2019

Pre-Doctoral Clinics at the 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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Academic Professional

Director of Strategic Initiatives
Job ID: 108091 Close Date: March 4, 2019

The College of Dentistry, Office of the Dean, at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a strategic partner with the ability to work in a diverse educational, clinical and research environment to fill the full time position of Director of Strategic Initiatives. 

The Director works with College and Departmental Leadership to develop College and Departmental level ongoing strategic plans and/or business plans and is responsible for the implementation of the initiatives in order to ensure the successful attainment of organizational, operational, educational, research and clinical service goals. 

The ideal candidate will be able to build strong relationships with a variety of partners, is creative, engaging, and has excellent facilitation, written and communication skills.  A deep commitment to inclusion and ethical values and has the ability to overcome barriers.  In addition, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated success developing and implementing strategic initiatives in a health care or educational setting.

For fullest consideration, submit cover letter, resume, and name/contact information of three references by March 4, 2019.

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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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