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Currently available positions within the College of Dentistry for Academic Professional, Civil Service, or Faculty

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Employees at UIC and the UI Health System work for one of the premier public institutions of higher education and healthcare in the nation and the world.

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry is a worldwide leader in clinical care that is patient-centered and evidence-based, with a foundation in preventive and public health sciences; integrated education programs based on advanced technology; and interdisciplinary, innovative research.

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Human Resources Department (MC 621)
801 South Paulina Street
Chicago, IL 60612
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Civil Service Positions

Dental Clinic Clerk I – Multiple Positions
Full Time Benefits Eligible
Close Date: 10/01/2021 / Job ID #87323

The College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago has immediate vacancies for full-time, reliable, enthusiastic, self-starting Dental Clinic Clerk I employees with Dental Insurance experience. The ideal candidate has demonstrated experience working in a busy oral health patient care environment that serves a diverse patient population with a deep commitment to inclusion and ethical values.  Has excellent oral and written communication skills, has excellent stress management coping skills, and is flexible and diplomatic.  Candidates that are bilingual in Spanish and English are strongly encouraged to apply.

Dental Assistant I – Multiple Positions
Job ID: 117216

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.

 

Dental Assistant II – Multiple Positions
Job ID: 86372

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.

Faculty

Assistant Professor Research Tenure Track (RT)
Department of Oral Biology
Job ID: 145411 Close Date: August 25, 2021

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.

 

Department Head & Associate Professor/Professor
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Job ID: 145795 Close Date: August 16, 2021

The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC), College of Dentistry, invites applications from experienced Pediatric Dentistry educators for a full-time, tenure-track or tenured position as Associate Professor/Professor and Head of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.

The successful candidate will provide visionary and strategic leadership, management, and administrative support of the Department’s predoctoral, postgraduate/graduate, and research programs and continue to expand its reputation as a national and internationally recognized center of education, research, and service.  In addition to administrative roles, this position may include didactic and clinical teaching responsibilities.

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FACULTY OPEN RANK (NON-TENURE TRACK)
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Job ID: 146876 Close Date: September 7, 2021

The Department of Pediatric Dentistry in the College of Dentistry at University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time open rank faculty position in the Non-Tenured Clinical Track.

The Department seeks an excellent educator, mentor, and clinician with an interest in research to teach in both the pre-doctoral and post-graduate programs. The Department has a history of strong interaction with Public Health and allied health professions; thus, the ideal candidate should be able to work well within that environment. Responsibilities will include: (1) education of pediatric dental residents, dental students, physicians, nurses and medical residents; (2) delivery of dental care for children under general anesthesia and/or sedation; (3) participation in professional service; (4) production of scholarly activity, including presentations and publication of scientific manuscripts; and (5) mentoring of graduate student research projects, presentations, and publications. Participation in intramural or extramural practice may be available.

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Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Department of Endodontics
Job ID:146353 Close Date: 09/01/2021

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry invites applications for a full time, non-tenured position as Clinical Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Department of Endodontics. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The position involves didactic and clinical teaching responsibilities at the postgraduate and predoctoral levels.  The College is located in one of the most comprehensive academic health sciences centers in the U.S.A, with a Cancer Center, Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, and Colleges of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Applied Health Sciences, Public Health, and Social Work that serve a richly diverse community.

Candidates must have an earned DDS/DMD (or equivalent) degree, be eligible for licensure in Illinois, and have completed a CODA approved Advanced Dental Education Program in Endodontics. Board eligibility is required and Board certification in Endodontics is preferred. The successful candidate should have a minimum of two years teaching experience in Endodontics with a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentorship, scholarship, and service. Extensive clinical experience is desirable. The preferred candidate should demonstrate the ability to promote an equitable, inclusive and diverse scholarly environment. An advanced degree (M.S., MEd, PhD, etc) is desirable. Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Approximately one day/week intramural or extramural clinical practice opportunity is available.

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INTERNAL SEARCH
Clinical Assistant Professor (Non-Tenure)
Department of Orthodontics College of Dentistry
Job ID: 149553 Close Date: 8/20/2021 

The Department of Orthodontics in the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is seeking qualified candidates for 50 % FTE, 12-month, non-tenure track position as a Clinical Assistant Professor. 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.

Candidate must have an accredited DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent, have completed an accredited specialty program in Orthodontics in the United States or Canada, be board eligible in the orthodontic specialty, and should be eligible to obtain faculty licensure in Illinois. Preferred abilities include, previous university-level teaching experience, ability to mentor students, experience in evidence-based dentistry and curriculum development.

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Director of Clinic Operations
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Job ID: 151386 Close Date: 09/03/2021

 

The Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at University of Illinois at Chicago in the College of Dentistry is seeking a qualified candidate for a full-time Director of Clinic Operations.

The Director of Clinical Operations is responsible responsible for oversight and management of the clinical operations of the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic. This includes the clinic’s administrative operations, clinic budget management, regulatory compliance, equipment and capital procurement, development of patient communications, outreach, staff management, scheduling and marketing.  The Director will develop all appropriate guidelines, policies and procedures related to patient care, research, educational programs; clinical compliance etc.; ensuring all clinical operations and program support the Department and the College of Dentistry’s mission.

The successful candidate will join a team committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service that is fully committed to patient care, student and resident education, service to the College, the community, and continuing dental and medical education.

Qualifications include a Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred); preferably in an oral health profession or related field.  Minimum of five years experience in progressive clinical administrative responsibilities in an oral health or healthcare organization.  Current cardiopulmonary resuscitation/basic life support certificates required. Knowledge and experience in an electronic health records or dental health electronic record required.  An oral health professional degree and/or licensure in a dental related field is highly preferred.

The ideal candidate has knowledge in business process improvement, knowledge of technical dental and oral maxillofacial procedures, oral maxillofacial practice experience and/or several years’ experience in an academic oral healthcare environment.  In addition, the ideal candidate will has a demonstrated ability to manage people and address complex tasks in a busy oral health clinic environment posses good oral and written communication skills, time management skills, stress management, detail oriented, professional behavior and image, flexible and diplomatic.

 

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Accounting Associate
College of Dentistry-Office of Research
University of Illinois at Chicago
Job ID#: 1449447 Close Date: 10/14/2021

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Dentistry (UIC COD) is the largest oral health college and patient care provider in the State of Illinois.  It a worldwide leader in oral health education, clinical care and research that is patient –centered and evidence-based.  UIC COD is seeking full-time benefits eligible Accounting Associate to work on fund/grant management for all the research/academic units in the COD.

 

Under the supervision of the Director of Research Services, the Accounting Associate position will perform a variety of tasks that include fund/grant accounting, budgeting, preparing sponsored-required financial reports, supporting internal and external audit requests. This individual will be responsible for verification and accuracy of grant expenditures for the life of the grant. The position will be responsible for providing service and direction to the College of Dentistry’s faculty and business managers for the post award activities of the College’s externally funded grants. The position will require the individual to develop, prepare, audit, revise, and/or maintain a variety of accounting, budget, and grant financial reports, statements, and records in accordance with University of Illinois at Chicago and State laws, codes, statues, rules, regulations, etc.

 

The preferred candidate has experience and/or training in accounting in a non-profit or University environment.  One to two years of grant management/federal grant experience and experience in fund accounting and business systems, is proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and spreadsheet applications. General knowledge of sponsored programs and grant application processes and working knowledge of government agency guidelines for post-award activities and audit guidelines are highly preferred.

 

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.

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 https://www.hr.uillinois.edu/cms/One.aspx?portalId=4292&pageId=1411899