Faculty Positions Available

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.

Please visit our careers website for a listing of all of our current openings for UMKC by following this link: www.umkc.edu/jobs

To be considered, you must register to submit your materials, which contains two (2) sections:

  1. Name and Contact Information
  2. 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

If you need technical assistance, please call 1-855-524-0002.

For employment inquiries, please contact 816-235-1621


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, kazm@umkc.edu. 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, 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.