UMKC and the School of Dentistry are committed to re-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 on the UMKC Careers Portal.
To Apply for the Following Full-Time Faculty Positions
Applicants for full-time positions 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, email@example.com.
Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, General Dentist, Restorative Clinical Sciences, Positions #38766 and 36649
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry is seeking a general dentist faculty member to fill a position in the Restorative Clinical Sciences department. The position is a 100% benefit eligible, full time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor. The faculty member will provide clinical instruction and oversight for pre-doctoral dental students. This includes instruction and evaluation of students in diagnosis, treatment planning, restorative dentistry, removable, fixed, and implant prosthodontics, endodontics, and non-surgical periodontics. The faculty member is expected to provide didactic and preclinical lab instruction, as assigned. A DDS/DMD or equivalent is required. Eligibility for Missouri licensure and Advanced Education in General Dentistry/General Practice Residency training or equivalent is preferred. For individuals with foreign dental degrees, a foreign 4 year or higher dental degree, satisfactory completion of a minimum 12 month CoDA accredited postgraduate program in the US, and successful completion of credentials required for faculty dental licensure in the State of Missouri are required. Qualified candidates may be eligible to participate in faculty practice one day per week.
Assistant/Associate Professor-Tenure track, Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology, & Medicine, Position # 38794
UMKC is seeking applications for a full-time faculty in the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology of the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine. Qualified candidates should be Board certified or eligible in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology and have a commitment to teaching, clinical dentistry and service. Specific responsibilities include pre-and post doctoral dental and dental hygiene classroom and clinical teaching. Academic rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Qualified candidates may be eligible to participate in faculty practice one day per week. For non US DDS candidates with US training and board eligibility in oral and maxillofacial radiology, an international faculty DDS program is available after an initial period of service. Interviews of qualified candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience. Eligibility for a Missouri dental licensure, Missouri Teaching license, or Missouri Dental Faculty permit is required.Assistant/Associate
Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Endodontic Faculty, Position # 37814
The University of Missouri-Kansas City is seeking faculty members to fill the position of Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Endodontics. The position is a 100% benefit eligible, full time, non-tenure track position. The faculty member will provide classroom, laboratory and clinical instruction for pre-doctoral students and work collaboratively with the School’s Advanced Education Program in Endodontics. Candidate will create and deliver lecture presentations for lecture and lab classes. They will also teach clinical endodontics to pre-doctoral students in our main clinic on a daily basis. Qualified candidates should hold a DDS or DMD and be Board eligible or preferably, Board certified in endodontics. Candidates must be eligible for licensure/teaching permit in Missouri. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience. Qualified candidates may be eligible to participate in faculty practice one day per week. Interviews of qualified candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Part Time Faculty Positions Available
The School of Dentistry is looking for dentists interested in teaching two or more days per week in the general student clinics. The ideal person(s) will be experienced in all phases of general dentistry, have a DDS/DMD and be licensed, preferably in Missouri. Interested? Please submit your application (your CV, a letter of interest, and the names and contact information for three references as one word or PDF document) electronically through the online application system at www.umkc.edu/jobs using position #27844. If you experience technical difficulties, you can call 855-524-0002.
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 volunteer faculty mentors for students while they are participating in these community experiences. If you would like to be a mentor for UMKC students during these community experiences, please download and submit your application with your CV, a letter of interest, and the names and contact information for three references to Dr. Liz Kaz, firstname.lastname@example.org. and the sponsoring department chair or faculty member.
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, email@example.com. 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.
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