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Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor/Professor

College of Dentistry
Chicago, Illinois
SALARY RANGE: Administrative Stipend $40,000; Faculty salary 180,000-300,000
Date posted
Oct 12, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs & Associate Professor/Professor

University of Illinois Chicago

College of Dentistry


The University of Illinois Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry invites applications for a full time position as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the rank of Associate or Full Professor on the tenure or non-tenure track. Rank and track will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The Associate Dean for Academic Affairs is responsible for the administration and assessment of all academic programs in the College and for developing innovative and novel educational approaches. The Associate Dean must function as an innovative leader in the ongoing development, assessment and improvement of educational outcomes and take responsibility for ensuring excellence in all matters related to the academic missions of the College. In addition, the Associate Dean is accountable for the coordination, implementation, and successful completion of the College’s accreditation processes.

Candidates must possess a DDS/DMD from an ADA accredited institution or its equivalent and/or a doctorate in related healthcare professions educational discipline or clinical sciences.  Five years of leadership experience in dental education, innovative curricular design, pedagogy, and professional and/or point-of-care educational assessment methodology.  A history of meaningful involvement with the ADA/CODA accreditation process. Experience with the American Dental Education Association or other dental organization sponsored educational initiatives. A proven record of administrative achievements that demonstrate interpersonal skill and management expertise. Preferred candidates will have experience in inclusive teaching responsibilities.     

Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will be ongoing and continue until the position is filled. For fullest consideration, please apply by December 4, 2023 through the university website at:

Applicants should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and the names and contact information of four professional references.

Inquiries regarding this position may be addressed to Dr. Rand Harlow, Search Committee Chairperson ( or 312-413-2837).

The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates.

Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.

The university provides accommodations to applicants and employees. Request an Accommodation




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