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.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Teaching of Post-Graduate Residents, physicians,
dental/medical/nursing residents and students, and supervision of
patient care for pediatric and special needs patients in the
Pre-Doctoral and Post-Graduate Pediatric Dentistry clinics, the UI
Hospital (ER and OR), the Pediatric Dentistry ambulatory care
center, and other College-affiliated clinics.
2. Delivery of dental care for children and special needs
patients under general anesthesia and sedation.
3. Teach pre-doctoral and post-graduate courses within an
4. Serve as Chair and/or Committee member on Pediatric Dentistry
resident thesis committees; mentor residents’ research projects,
presentations, and publications.
5. Participate in professional service and scholarly activity,
including maintenance of membership in relevant professional
associations, periodic attendance at relevant professional
conferences, participation in CE courses, presentations and
publications of scientific manuscripts.
6. Participation in intramural or extramural practice may also
be an option.
Qualifications include a DDS/DMD or foreign equivalent,
completion of an US accredited specialty program in Pediatric
Dentistry or foreign equivalent by the time of hire, hold or be
eligible for dental license in Illinois, ability to obtain a
controlled substances license, and maintain current cardiopulmonary
resuscitation/basic life support and/or pediatric advanced life
support certificates required. Board certification preferred or
ability to complete the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry
certification process within three years of the date of hire.
Candidate should have experience utilizing conscious sedation and
general anesthesia for pediatric dental care. Experience or
training in the care of medically compromised and/or special needs
patients is also required.
Experience in evidence-based dentistry, curriculum development,
and practice management and a strong background working with
diverse patient populations are highly desirable.
Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with norms and
criteria for faculty appointments within the College of
For fullest consideration, submit a letter of intent, current
C.V., and the names of three references to University of Illinois
at Chicago, Human Resources website at
the close of business on Tuesday, September 7,
Position to remain open until filled.
The University of Illinois at Chicago is an Equal Opportunity,
Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and
individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Offers of employment by the University of Illinois may be
subject to approval by the University’s Board of Trustees and are
made contingent upon the candidate’s successful completion of any
criminal background checks and other pre-employment assessments
that may be required for the position being offered. Additional
information regarding such pre-employment checks and assessments
may be provided as applicable during the hiring process.
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for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or
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