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Employment Opportunities - Staff

Listed below are the job opportunities available in the College of Dentistry at this time. All listed positions will comply with University regulations regarding Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employment before hiring.


100% Instructional Resources Associate–Dental Lab – Dental Administration - Req #66046

Provide predoctoral students, advanced education residents, and faculty with support in the laboratory related aspects of fixed, removable, and implant prostheses, with special emphasis in the area of computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided (CAM) fabrication.  In addition, provide instruction in the CAD/CAM and other related technologies in the classroom, laboratory, and clinic.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s degree in Dental Technology or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience; Certification by the National Board of Certification as a Certified Dental Technician (CDT); and 5 – 7 years’ experience, including --     Knowledge and use of current and new dental technologies, including use of computer-aided design and computer-aided machining; Knowledge of and ability to operate, calibrate, and maintain dental laboratory equipment; and Ability to balance duties related to the Technology Core with support needed for patient care priorities.  Salary:  $46,197 to commensurate.   For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #66005.  On Extended Advertising.


100% Dental Assistant – Prosthodontics - Req #016146

Under general or direct supervision, per Iowa Dental Board rules, performs chairside duties in assistance and carries out all function which a dental assistant is legally certified to perform as delegated by the resident or faculty dentist.  Performs responsibilities in an environment that includes faculty, grad and dental students.  Requires:  Current certificate of registration to practice as a dental assistant issued by Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; current Iowa certificate of proficiency in dental radiography; and successful completion of an ADAA dental assistance program or two years of chairside dental assistant experience assisting in four-handed method of dentistry.  Desirable:  Prosthodontic experience; Surgical Implant experience; and experience with Elderly and Medically Compromised Patients.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #016146.  On Extended Advertising.


100% Dental Assistant – Endodontics – Req #016134

Under general supervision, performs chairside duties in assistance of dental students, graduate students and faculty and carries out all functions which a dental assistant is legally certified to perform as delegated by the student or faculty dentist. Participates in student coaching and feedback sessions.  Requires:  Current certificate of registration to practice as a dental assistant issued by Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; current Iowa certificate of proficiency in dental radiography; and successful completion of an ADAA dental assistance program or two years of chairside dental assistant experience assisting in four-handed method of dentistry.  HIGHLY Desirable:  Endodontics experience.  Desirable:  Good communication skills and ability to communicate concepts; and Current DANB Dental Assistant Certification.   For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #016134.  On Extended Advertising.


100% Dental Assistant – Periodontics - Req #016241

Under general or direct supervision, per Iowa Dental Board rules, performs chairside dental assistance for Periodontics faculty, graduate students, and dental students. Performs responsibilities in an environment that includes faculty, grad and dental students.  Requires:  Current certificate of registration to practice as a dental assistant issued by Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; current Iowa certificate of proficiency in dental radiography; and successful completion of an ADAA dental assistance program or two years of chairside dental assistant experience assisting in four-handed method of dentistry.  Desirable:  Periodontal experience; Surgical Implant experience; and experience with Elderly and Medically Compromised Patients.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #016241.   Advertising:  05/09/2015 – 05/15/2015.


80% Dental Hygienist – Clinic Administration Req #66553

Performs educational, therapeutic, preventive and diagnostic dental hygiene procedures delegated by and under the supervision of a licensed/permitted dentist.  Requires:  Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Dental Hygiene or equivalent; License to practice dental hygiene in the State of Iowa; Hygienists administering local anesthesia must hold a current local anesthesia permit issued by the State of Iowa; Hygienists administering nitrous oxide must meet educational criteria in accordance with the rules of the Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; and Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Desirable:  Experience working with electronic health records.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #66553.   Advertising:  05/15/2015 – 05/29/2015


100% (Clinic) Clerk III – Clinic Administration – Req #016260

To serve as full-time Clinic Clerk at the College of Dentistry.  To perform scheduling duties for patients seeking appointments in a dental clinic, to include screening patients, data entry, and managing provider and patient flow. Receives patients in person and on the phone, schedules appointments, prepares and reviews dental records for appointments, collects and enters scheduling and treatment data into the electronic Oral Health Information System.  Prepare and enter practitioner schedules into data base.  Requires:  20 wpm; public contact customer service; and six months experience working in Windows based networked database using multiple data tools.  Desirable:  some knowledge of University policies, procedures, and regulations; public health care experience; experience explaining concepts; and dental terminology.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #016260.   Advertising:  05/20/2015 – 05/27/2015


80% Dental Hygienist – Operative Dentistry – Req #66598

Performs educational, therapeutic, preventive and diagnostic dental hygiene procedures delegated by and under the supervision of a licensed/permitted dentist.  Requires:  Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Dental Hygiene or equivalent; License to practice dental hygiene in the State of Iowa; Hygienists administering local anesthesia must hold a current local anesthesia permit issued by the State of Iowa; Hygienists administering nitrous oxide must meet educational criteria in accordance with the rules of the Iowa Board of Dental Examiners; and Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Desirable:  proficient working with electronic health records; experience educating pre-doctoral and post-doctoral dental students regarding the dental hygienist’s role in the dental healthcare team; and extensive knowledge of esthetic procedures to include tooth whitening and the periodic maintenance of esthetic restorations.  For more information and to apply, go to:  http://jobs.uiowa.edu, reference Req #66598.   Advertising:  05/21/2015 – 06/04/2015


The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.