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

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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.


Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.

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 number of positions varies depending on the needs of the department. Appointments are renewed based on departmental need and teaching performance. Rank and compensation are based on experience and academic credentials.


UC Blue Ash is the largest regional college in Ohio and one of the largest colleges at the University of Cincinnati.  We are an open access college and offer primarily associate degrees with an enrollment of approximately 5000 students. All applicants for this position must have strong communication skills and be effective laboratory facilitators who enjoy teaching in a culturally diverse, student-centered environment.

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 will assist in the team teaching of preclinical instruction for the EFDA Program. Classes will meet weekly on Friday afternoons during fall and spring semesters. Teaching is assigned on an as-needed, 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

Required Education

Minimum of an associate degree in a health 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

Must have two years of clinical practice as an EFDA. 




The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


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).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 73282 


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

Date:  Nov 25, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Blue Ash Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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