Career Opportunities

Please see below for currently available positions within the College of Dentistry. Postings are classified as academic professional, civil service, or faculty positions.

 

Civil Service

Dental Assistants II (Extra Help/ Temporary)

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 $14.67 non-negotiable.  Temporary assignments are available in the areas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orthodontics, Pediatric Dentistry, Periodontics, and Restorative Dentistry. Duties of the positions include assisting dental students/residents and faculty at chair side, sterilizing and arranging instruments, materials, and equipment for use by the student/resident or faculty member, and providing routine office responsibilities, which may include scheduling appointments, ordering supplies, answering phones and other duties as assigned.  Minimum qualifications include two years (24 months) of experience; work experience in dental assisting comparable to that performed at the Dental Assistant I level.  Bilingual Spanish/English highly preferred but not required.  For fullest consideration submit resume to denthr@uic.edu with subject heading “DAII-EXTRA HELP” and complete an employment application at http://jobs.uic.edu by June 15, 2015.

 

The University offers a comprehensive benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.   Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

Dental X-Ray Technician II (Extra Help/ Temporary)

The College of Dentistry at UIC is seeking full-time, enthusiastic dental radiology technicians for a temporary assignment limited to 900 hours that enjoy working in a diverse teaching environment.

 

Primary responsibilities include performing pre-approved intra-oral dental and maxillofacial radiographic imaging examinations on patients of record, acquiring panoramic and skull images and evaluating the technical quality of images taken by students. Candidates should have experience acquiring, evaluating and electronically transporting digital images and a level of comfort monitoring, instructing and teaching the acquisition of intra-oral images and panoramic images on manikins and patients of record. Additional preferred qualifications include the ability to speak and write English and Spanish, functional knowledge of intra oral x-ray equipment and software and experience with infection and safety protocols. Please provide detail information on your experience and skills in your response to this advertisement.

 

The University offers a comprehensive benefit package. For full consideration, please send your resume, along with three references and salary history to the Office of Human Resources (address below) or email denthr (at) uic (dot) edu. Please reference job code DXT. UIC is an AA/EOE.

 

 

Dental Assistant II- Prosthodontics- Restorative Dentistry

The Department of Restorative Dentistry at the UIC College of Dentistry is seeking a full-time Dental Assistant II to provide advanced surgical and restorative chair and clinical assistance to dental students or instructors/faculty in the Restorative Department. This individual will perform specialized laboratory procedures and will help manage the operating efficiency of the clinic.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

·        Provides chair side surgical and restorative assistance which includes using the 4-handed delivery technique, adjusts and positions patients for the providers, transfers dental materials, and provides retraction and evacuation of soft tissues for a clear field of vision for the clinician.

·        Oversees the instrument and clinical supply inventory, orders and distributes said materials

·        Exposes and mounts radiographs under the direction of the practitioner and attaches the radiographs in the patient’s electronic health record.

·        Follows OSHA’s recommendations and guidelines on infection control and asepsis

·        Acts as a patient liaison under the guidance of the clinician; communicates appropriately providing support to the patient care mission of the institution.

·        Performs laboratory duties as needed under the supervision of clinical faculty

·        Dismisses and escorts patients following the appointment, assists in scheduling, and enters treatment notes as dictated by the provider.

·        Sterilizes and disinfects dental instruments and materials following patient care.

Minimum Qualifications:

1. Two years (24 months) of experience assisting comparable to that performed at the Dental Assistant I level or current certification as a Certified Dental Assistant (CDA) by the Dental Assisting National Board, if required by the employing institution.

2. Knowledge of restorative and surgical dental procedures and medicine as they pertain to dental assistance.

3. Applied knowledge of laboratory and radiology procedures

4. Knowledge of aseptic principles and techniques and instrument sterilization

For fullest consideration, submit an online application and exam request at: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=52879 by July 15, 2015.

 

The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. The College encourages applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

  

Faculty

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Clinical Assistant Professor

The Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), located in a large metropolitan area, is seeking a Clinical Assistant Professor to assist the department teach, train and advise undergraduate students in the fields of General Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry. Other duties include providing clinical dental patient care to a diverse patient population, conducting medical science research related to General Dentistry and Restorative Dentistry, publishing research findings, and participating in curriculum development. 

 

Requirements are a DDS or DMD degree or foreign equivalent in Dentistry or related field of study, plus a Master of Science degree in Restorative Dentistry or related field of study, and a valid Illinois dental license. No travel is required. For fullest consideration, please submit a CV, cover letter, and 3 references to the attention of the Search Coordinator via email at annap22@uic.edu, or via mail at UIC, Dept of Restorative Dentistry, 801 S. Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60612. UIC is AA/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.

 

Clinical Assistant Professor

The Department of Restorative Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), located in a large metropolitan area, is seeking a Clinical Assistant Professor to assist the department teach, train and advise graduate students in the fields of Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, including implant prosthodontics. Other duties include providing clinical dental patient care to a diverse patient population, conducting medical science research related to Restorative Dentistry and Prosthodontics, publishing research findings, and participating in curriculum development. 

 

Requirements are a DDS or DMD degree or foreign equivalent in Dentistry or related field of study, plus 3 years of prosthodontics training and a valid Illinois dental license. No travel is required. For fullest consideration, please submit a CV, cover letter, and 3 references to the attention of the Search Coordinator via email at annap22@uic.edu, or via mail at UIC, Dept of Restorative Dentistry, 801 S. Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60612. UIC is AA/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.

 

Director of Clinics/Open Rank Non-Tenure Faculty

The Office of the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs in the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking a Director of Clinics who will be responsible for the uniform administration of clinical utilization, risk management and infection control programs for the College of Dentistry.  In addition, this position will hold a non-tenured faculty appointment at the rank of Clinical Instructor or above in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. 

Minimum qualifications include a Master’s Degree and RDH or doctoral degree (DDS or DMD) required. Degrees such as MBA, MPH, MHA or in a dental health related field highly preferred.  Five years’ demonstrated experience in progressive clinical administrative responsibilities in a healthcare setting required.  Experience in progressive healthcare clinical administrative responsibilities highly preferred which includes experience in accounting and financial reporting and financial information systems; claim/billing methodologies, preparation of management reports, and use of graphics and other visual tools. Experience in risk management programs and compliance with regulatory health standards in a health care and/or academic environment and knowledge of customer satisfaction programs and CQI principles highly preferred. Demonstrated leadership and management capabilities to supervise staff, faculty and students highly preferred.

The ideal candidate will have the preferred qualifications and experience working in a dental health organization and/or an academic setting, the ability to work with a variety of partners, enjoy working in a diverse clinical teaching environment, and a deep commitment to excellence. 

For fullest consideration, submit cover letter, resume, and name/contact information of three references by July 17, 2015 to https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=52028&job=director-of-clinics-dental-clinics

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

 

 

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To apply for any of our career opportunities in the College of Dentistry, please send your CV 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