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Foundation for Community Health

Request for Proposals

Foundation for Community Health (FCH) seeks consulting services to assess and develop recommendations for its school based oral health program. 

Scope of services include: assessment of current school based oral health partners in order to determine operational costs. Including, current billing payer mixes, other relevant factors like organizational context and state policies. A final report will include an assessment of the various factors influencing operational costs and provide tailored recommendations for each program partner based on each partner’s program model, organizational structure, and context in which each provider practices. For the full RFP please go to www.fchealth.org in the Of Interest section.

Posted 3/13/2019


Associate Dean for Prevention & Public Health
Division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences
College of Dentistry
University of Illinois at Chicago  

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Dentistry invites applications full-time faculty position on the tenure/tenure-track or non-tenured track to serve as Associate Dean for Prevention & Public Health.  

The purpose of the Division of Prevention and Public Health Sciences in the College is to raise the students’ knowledge and sensitivity to the oral health needs of the underserved in the state of Illinois and elsewhere and to acquaint students with the social, cultural, community, economic, health service system and political issues involved in meeting those needs.  

The Associate Dean for Prevention & Public Health will lead the College’s initiatives that address community and regional oral health care needs and lead the administration of the predoctoral community-based service-learning curriculum. The Associate Dean will serve as an advocate for public health, strengthen research, build inter/intra-professional collaborations, and nurture partnerships with key stakeholders across the State of Illinois with the aim of reducing oral health disparities and improving access to oral care.  

The UIC College of Dentistry is a worldwide leader in oral health education, clinical care and research that is patient-centered and evidence-based, with a foundation in preventive and public health sciences. The College is located in one of the most comprehensive academic health sciences centers in the U.S. which includes a Comprehensive Cancer Center, Center for Clinical and Translational Sciences, College of Medicine, College of Applied Health Sciences, School of Public Health, College of Nursing, College of Pharmacy and the Jane Addams School of Social Work.  

Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree or equivalent and a MPH, or the equivalent. A doctorate in public health is highly preferred. Candidates must have an active dental license and/or be eligible for licensure in Illinois. Five years of ongoing leadership and a proven record of administrative achievements demonstrating interpersonal skills and management expertise are required. Diplomate of the American Board of Dental Public Health are highly preferred. Candidates with experience in research related oral health and dental public health issues and a demonstrated ability to anticipate and respect diverse values, beliefs, and cultures in the community is required. Salary, academic rank and tenure/non-tenured track will be commensurate with experience and qualifications within the norms and criteria for faculty appointments in the College of Dentistry.  

The preferred candidate will have a deep commitment to creating an equitable, inclusive and diverse scholarly environment. Significant achievement in the field of dental public health and experience in leadership in teaching, mentoring, research and service with demonstrable experience in promoting social justice in didactic and applied settings.  

For fullest consideration, applicants should submit a letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, and the names of three professional references to (tenure/tenure-track) http://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=111206  or (non-tenure track) http://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=111208  by April 5, 2019. Applicants can continue to apply as a 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.

Posted 3/1/2019