Maxillofacial Prosthodontist, Craniofacial Center
The University of Illinois Hospital & Clinics (UI Health) is seeking a Maxillofacial Prosthodontist to provide prosthetic rehabilitation (oral, facial, somato) for pediatric and adult patients with congenital or acquired deformities of the oral cavity, head and neck or limbs. This position provides dental evaluation and treatment for patients receiving radiation therapy or chemotherapy.
The selected candidate will provide treatment for patients requiring dental or craniofacial implants or other complex prosthodontic care. The Prosthodontist conducts educational programs and research relative to Maxillofacial Prosthetics.
- Provide prosthetic rehabilitation for patients with deformities of the oral cavity, head and neck, limbs. Dental evaluation and treatment for patients with complex prosthodontic problems.
- Fit prostheses to patients, making any necessary adjustments and modifications.
- Design and fabricate dental or facial prostheses, or supervise dental technologists and laboratory bench workers who construct the devices.
- Restore function and aesthetics to traumatic injury victims, or to individuals with diseases or birth defects.
- Oversee all financial operations of the Maxillofacial Prosthetics Clinic. Supervise all clinical staff.
- Conduct scientific research on materials and treatment techniques. Prepare research grant proposals.
- Prepare and conduct presentation to professional and lay organizations. Supervise activities of students, residents, fellows in the Maxillofacial Prosthetics Clinic.
- As an integral member of The Craniofacial Center team, works in close cooperation with medical and dental specialists and allied health professionals at The Center to achieve functional, cosmetic, and psychosocial normalcy for each patient.
- Completion of a residency in postgraduate prosthodontics and a fellowship in maxillofacial prosthetics in programs recognized by the American Dental Association.
- Must be board certified by the American Board of Prosthodontics or have completed at least two of three phases of board requirements for certification and must be able to complete certification within the first year of employment.
- Current and valid license to practice dentistry in the State of Illinois is required.
Salary & Benefits:
UI Health offers competitive benefits packages, including vacation days, paid holidays, Floating Holidays, State University Retirement System, tuition waiver, tuition discount for dependents, and excellent medical, dental, and vision packages.
For consideration, please submit a complete application and supplemental resume by June 4, 2018.
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.