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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.  

Learn more and/or apply at:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/.  Use the Search feature and enter the desired Requisition number as listed below or follow the link provided.


100% Instructional Resource Associate-Dental Lab – Prosthodontics – Req #19002733

To support prosthodontic residents and faculty with the fixed and implant related laboratory aspects of their patient care.  Provide prosthodontic residents/students with instruction in fixed and implant prosthodontic technologies in the laboratory, clinic, and classroom.  Requires:  Bachelor’s degree in Dental Technology or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience; Certification as a dental technician in fixed prosthodontics; and 3 - 5 years’ experience fabricating fixed and implant-supported prostheses including but not limited to - digital design in 3Shape and/or Exocad, full-mouth rehabilitation, porcelain and esthetics, all-ceramic restorations and porcelain veneers, single- and multiple-unit implant prostheses, precision attachments, and surveyed crowns.  Desirable:  Knowledge of and/or experience with milling dental restorations.   Salary:  $66,683 to commensurate.  Salary set based on qualifications and experience.  For further information and to apply, please visit:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/instructional-resource-associate-dental-lab-3428.   On Extended Advertising.


100% Research Assistant – Periodontics – Req #19002514

Participate and contribute to research team committed to addressing basic science questions pertaining to cranio-facial and dental development.  Provide research assistance for lab by organizing, caring for and obtaining tissues from multiple mouse strains and colonies.  Dissect tissues and obtain biological samples such as blood or lymph nodes from mice.  Perform tissue culture and cell based experiments.  Prepare and analyze genotyping results. Prepare DNA and RNA samples for analysis.  Clone new DNA molecules. Prepare, purify and do quality control on DNA clones.  Do tissue processing and analysis.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s degree in biology, microbiology, physiology, biochemistry, genetics, or equivalent; or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience; Typically requires 6 months experience including:  DNA Cloning, or PCR, or DNA/RNA isolations; and Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  HIGHLY Desirable:  Experience with immunohistochemistry, tissue harvesting and embedding, paraffin section, and protein assays are highly desirable. Candidates with prior experience of working with mice will be prioritized for consideration; and Mouse handling, husbandry, and genotyping.  Desirable:  Demonstrated experience working in a collaborative environment.  For further information and to apply, please visit:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/research-assistant-3217.   On Extended Advertising.


100% Clerk III – Hospital Dentistry – Req #19003251

To perform scheduling duties for patients seeking appointments in a dental/medical oral surgery and prosthodontic clinic, to include screening patients, data entry, and managing provider and patient flow.   Special Qualifications (Work sample will be required of eligible candidates.):  Public Contact Customer Service; 6 months Dental Patient Scheduling; and 6 months experience working in a Windows-based networked database using multiple data tools.  Desirable Qualifications:  Experience with multi-line phones; Experience with data entry; and Experience with cash handling.  For further information and to apply, please visit:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/clerk-iii-4046.   On Extended Advertising.


100% Clinical/Technical Specialist – Req #19003274

Perform and assist with a variety of laboratory services for the College of Dentistry including processing of clinical specimens for College of Dentistry biopsy service, culturing biological indicator spore tests from nationwide Sterilizer Monitoring Program clients, perform occupational exposure testing for dental healthcare providers, as well as provide support and communicate with outside healthcare professionals to optimize patient care.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s degree in a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science; 1-3 years experience in a clinical healthcare laboratory setting including the following skillsets: Clinical Laboratory Testing – Working Experience - Knowledge of and ability to use medical laboratory equipment to examine specimens according to test requests and to obtain accurate results for further disease diagnosis following laboratory policies and ethics, Health Care Policy and Ethics Compliance – Working Experience - Knowledge of health care policies for all clinical practices and applicable laws and regulations governing proper clinical practice; ability to demonstrate ethical behavior in diverse situations, and Laboratory Record Management – Working Experience - Establishing, storing, and managing up-to-date laboratory records for relevant healthcare participants while following relevant guidelines.   HIGHLY Desirable – Experience:  With histological techniques for use in diagnosis of patient specimens, including sectioning, staining, and coverslipping pathology slides; Operating and performing maintenance on laboratory equipment including tissue processors, embedding centers, microtomes, autostainers and microbiological incubators; Certification in a laboratory science by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists; With direct patient contact; Working in a fast-paced, high volume laboratory; Working proficiency with Microsoft Office; and Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills with customers/providers regarding patient care and/or test results.  For further information and to apply, please visit:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/clinical-technical-specialist-4065.   On Extended Advertising.


80% Dental Hygienist – Clinic Administration – Req #19003253

Performs educational, therapeutic, preventive and diagnostic dental hygiene procedues delegated by and under the surpervision of a licensed/permitted dentist.   REQUIRES:  Bachelor of Science degree with an emphasis in Dental Hygiene or equivalent is required; License to practice dental hygiene in the State of Iowa is required; 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 are required.  DESIRABLE:  Experience working with electronic health records.  Salary:  $49,931.20 to commensurate.  For further information and to apply, please visit:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/80-dental-hygienist-4094.   Advertising:  07/03/2019 – 07/18/2019.


100% Support Services Specialist – Support Services-Dental Patient Business Office – Req #19003386

Performs business functions to support the College of Dentistry Revenue Cycle; duties include but are not limited to provider credentialing with contracted insurance carriers, management of the insurance database, posting of insurance payments and oversight of various quality control reports.  REQUIRES:  Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and relevant experience; and 6 months – 1 year relevant experience in a medical/dental business office with financial counseling, cash collection, knowledge of insurance claim processing requirements/adjudication experience and strong customer service skills including the following skillsets - KNOWLEDGE OF HEALTH AND/OR DENTAL CARE REIMBURSEMENT – Basic Experience, KNOWLEDGE OF HEALTH AND/OR DENTAL CLAIMS – Basic Experience, and HIPAA – Knowledge and understanding of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – Working Experience.  HIGHLY Desirable:  Experience with electronic health record/patient accounting system; and Experience in a dental practice.  For further information and to apply, please visit:  https://uiowa.referrals.selectminds.com/jobs/support-services-specialist-4229.   Advertising:  07/18/2019 – 08/02/2019.


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.