Faculty Positions Available

Work with us! UMKC and the School of Dentistry are committed to evaluating our hiring needs in the coming months as we prioritize future hiring.

All current and future job openings for both academic and staff positions can be found by clicking here on the UMKC Careers Portal.

If you’d like to be contacted directly about jobs that would suit you, please click here to complete our short survey.

For employment inquiries, please contact: 816-235-1621

When selecting a position, to be considered, you must register to submit your materials, which contains two (2) sections:

  • Name and Contact Information
  • Combine all application materials (a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a Resume Attachment.

Electronic File Guidelines: Limit document name to 50 characters. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.). Maximum size limit is 11MB

Faculty Mentors Needed for Students During Community Experiences

The School of Dentistry sends dental and dental hygiene students to participate in community events and to various health centers for rotation experiences. Dentists and dental hygienists, licensed in the state where these events are to occur, are needed to serve as courtesy faculty members for students while they are participating in these community experiences.  


If you would like to be a supervising dentist/hygienist or preceptor for UMKC students during these community experiences, please complete an initial application which is available online at: https://redcap.link/UMKCSODfacultyapp 


All faculty wishing to renew faculty status must please complete a renewal application by July 31st each year to remain an active courtesy faculty member at UMKC SOD.  The renewal application is available online at: https://redcap.link/UMKCSODfacultyrenewal   


If you have any questions about the application process, please email the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Dr. Liz Kaz at kazm@umkc.edu. 

UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff.  UMKC is part of the University of Missouri, with excellent fringe benefits package, www.umkc.edu.   Applicants should submit letter of interest, a CV, names and contact information for three references as one combined file through the following website referencing the appropriate position number:  www.umkc.edu/jobs. Questions concerning the positions may be directed to Dr. Liz Kaz, kazm@umkc.edu. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must state their current visa and residency status. All final candidates will be required to successfully pass a Criminal Background Check prior to beginning employment.

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.