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Faculty Open Rank (Non-Tenure) – Inclusive Care Clinic
Division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences
Department of Pediatric Dentistry
College of Dentistry
University of Illinois Chicago

The Inclusive Care Clinic in the Division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences in the College of Dentistry at the University of Illinois Chicago is seeking several candidates with experience in serving patients with disabilities to fill several part time and full time faculty non-tenure positions. Positions range from .40 FTE to 1.0 FTE on a twelve-month basis.

The Inclusive Care Clinic (ICC) is a new clinic that will open in the Fall of 2023. The ICC will serve patients with disabilities 15 years and older, with a particular emphasis on providing comfortable, competent care for neuro-diverse patients (e.g., patients with autism spectrum disorders, psychiatric, and behavioral conditions) and those who otherwise experience challenges receiving dental care. The goals of this clinic are - a) to provide clinical opportunities to gain experience working with patients with special needs b) to provide unmet special care services and c) to provide clinical research opportunities.

Faculty members will serve as educators, mentors, and supervising clinicians and will be involved in program development and didactic and clinical teaching in the pre-doctoral dental curriculum. The faculty members will report and work closely with the Director of the Inclusive Care Clinic.

Minimum qualifications include a DDS/DMD or equivalent. General Practice Residency (GPR) or equivalent experience. An active dental license and/or be eligible for full licensure in Illinois, or be eligible to obtain a restricted faculty license. Experience in providing clinical care and instruction in the treatment of patients with medically complex conditions, acquired, developmental and intellectual disabilities, and other specialized healthcare needs in an outpatient clinical setting.

Experience in evidenced-based dentistry, curriculum development and interprofessional education is highly preferred.

The ideal candidate has a strong commitment to interdisciplinary care, a 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: https://uic.csod.com/ux/ats/careersite/1/home/requisition/2810?c=uic by January 31, 2023. Confidential review of materials and screening of candidates will continue until the position is filled.

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