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 with subject heading “DAII-EXTRA HELP” and complete an employment application at by June 15, 2016. 



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 Dentistry HR. Please reference job code DXT. UIC is an AA/EOE.




Assistant Professor

The Department of Oral Biology at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), located in a large metropolitan area, is seeking an Assistant Professor to assist the department in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses related to oral histology to dental students and Master's and PhD candidates. Other duties include: conduct medical science research in the areas of molecular and cellular biology of the neuron or neuro-degenerative diseases, specifically related to dental pulp regeneration; publish and present research findings; mentor graduate students and postdoctoral fellows; and perform University service as assigned. 

Requirements are a PhD degree or its foreign equivalent in Biology or related field of study, plus two years of post-doctoral scientific research training.  Some 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, or via mail at UIC, Dept of Oral Biology, 801 S Paulina St., Chicago, IL 60612. UIC is AA/EOE/M/F/Disabled/Veteran.




 Graduate Hourly

To apply for any of other 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
UIC is an AA / EOE