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 evidence-based curriculum.
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 Dentistry.
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: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=146876 through the close of business on Tuesday, September 7, 2021.
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.
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