Job Posting: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track/Non-Tenure)- Interprofessional Education & Practice Division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences Department of Pediatric Dentistry College of Dentistry University of Illinois at Chicago

The purpose of the College of Dentistry’s initiative in Interprofessional Education and Practice is to train dental students to be conversant with and capable of bidirectional referrals with other members of the health care team and understand how strategic partnerships with all health care colleagues is necessary in order to provide the best health outcomes for a patient. Interprofessional Education and Practice is a rich source of education, practice, collaboration and mutual professional support.


This position is responsible for coordinating and supervising Interprofessional Education (IPE), Interprofessional Practice (IPP) and Evidence-based Dentistry (EBD) activities at extramural community sites and the College of Dentistry for pre-doctoral students. The faculty member will serve as educator, mentor and supervising clinician and is involved in program development and didactic and clinical teaching in the pre-doctoral curriculum. The faculty member will work closely with the division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences as well as the Office of Academic Affairs in daily functions.


Candidates must have a DDS/DMD or equivalent, have an active dental license and/or be eligible for full licensure in Illinois or the qualifications to obtain a restricted faculty license. Experience in clinical teaching and mentoring in a community health care setting and/or a pre-doctoral dental education environment and experience in evidenced-based dentistry, curriculum development and interprofessional education are highly preferred.


The ideal candidate has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary care and willingness to engage other academic departments, and a desire to affect positive change with an innovative and collaborative spirit.


For fullest consideration, applicants should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references to (Tenure-Track)  or (Non-Tenure Track)  by April 1, 2019. Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will continue until the position is 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. 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.