Adjunct Instructor, Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary, EFDA, UC Blue Ash College

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You are invited to submit an application to be included in the general pool of candidates from which qualified faculty roles will be filled. The number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department and there is no guarantee that an open position currently exists. Appointments are renewed based on departmental need and teaching performance. Classes may be day or evening. Rank and compensation are based on experience and academic credentials.


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About UC Blue Ash

The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College Allied Health Department invites applications for our Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary (EFDA) adjunct faculty general pool of candidates from which part time faculty will be selected for the upcoming term (as needed). 


The University of Cincinnati Blue Ash College is one of the largest regional colleges in Ohio and one of the most diverse colleges at the University of Cincinnati.  The college is in Blue Ash, Ohio fifteen miles north of the uptown campus, on 135 acres in a park-like setting. We offer primarily associate degrees in career and transition programs, as well as general education courses and technical baccalaureate degrees to approximately 5,100 students.  We value excellent teaching and personalized student support to help students achieve their goals, whether the goal is to enter a career or to continue education.  The college is a recipient of the Cincinnati Business Courier 2021 Best Places to Work award.

Job Overview

On a part-time limited basis, the Adjunct Faculty member’s primary academic functions include teaching, discovering, creating, and reporting knowledge to a diverse set of students. 


EFDA Faculty responsibilities include: assisting in lab instruction of EFDA students placing amalgam, composite, and glass ionomer restorative materials as well as various bases and liners. Classes will meet weekly on Friday afternoons during academic year. Adjunct instructors are employed on a semester-by-semester basis. 

Essential Functions

Primary Functions:

  • Evaluation and grading of typodonts. 
  • Evaluate learning and provide feedback for skill development.
  • Evaluation and grading of students’ skills (hand, ergonomics).
  • Demonstrate clinical restorative skills to students on typodont. 
  • Maintain correct hand skills when demonstrating to students or grading. 
  • Evaluation and grading of mock board exams. 
  • Evaluation and grading of final clinical exams. 
  • Solicit questions to reinforce student’s clinical critical thinking skills. 
  • Effective in communicating with staff and students. 
  • Model exemplary professional skills and behavior. 


Secondary Functions:

  • Assist in administration of handouts and other educational materials. 
  • Assist in monitoring supply inventory. 
  • Assist in monitoring student’s progress. 
  • Assist in management of difficult learners and dysfunctional behavior. 
  • Assist in observing students to identify learning needs. 
  • Assist in fostering development of a competent clinician.
  • Assist in lab preparation. 
  • Attend staff meetings for curriculum revisions, student issues, problems, and decision making.

Required Education

Minimum of an associate degree in a related field.

Required Trainings/Certifications

Must be a Registered EFDA in Ohio as verified in OSDB eLicense portal OR as licensed DDS/ DMD.

Required Experience

Candidates must also have at least two years of clinical practice as an EFDA.

Additional Qualifications Considered

Prior clinical or didactic teaching experience.

Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


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REQ: 94436 


Adjunct Instructor, Expanded Functions Dental Auxiliary, EFDA, UC Blue Ash College

Date:  Apr 9, 2024

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Blue Ash Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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