Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor / Dental Hygiene / School of Dentistry 35118

University of Missouri-Kansas City
UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Closing date
Aug 15, 2021

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Job Title: Clinical Assistant or Associate Professor / Dental Hygiene / School of Dentistry 35118
Location: UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 37119
Hiring Department

The School of Dentistry and the Division of Dental Hygiene

Job Description UMKC is seeking applications for a 12-month full-time faculty member in the Division of Dental Hygiene to begin August 1, 2021. The position is a 100% benefit eligible, full time, ranked non-tenure track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor. Qualified candidates should exhibit a commitment to clinical and didactic teaching, scholarship, as well as service to the profession and the community. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, classroom, laboratory, and clinical teaching in the clinical entry level program and service on School of Dentistry Committees.

The UMKC School of Dentistry is committed to inclusion. We share a fundamental belief that diversity and cultural competency are desired and beneficial for the betterment of the School of Dentistry and central to our mission as an urban-serving institution. We seek faculty to share this commitment and encourage Black, Indigenous, Persons Of Color and culturally diverse candidates to apply. As part of this commitment, the UMKC School of Dentistry sponsors and partners with other organizations to host several unique programs to provide opportunities for minority and economically disadvantaged students who may be interested in the field of dentistry.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a minimum of a Master's Degree or be actively pursuing a Master’s Degree.

Eligibility for a Missouri dental hygiene license is required.

Academic rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience

Preferred Qualifications

A Master’s Degree in Dental Hygiene is preferred.

Full Time/Part Time

This is a 12-month full-time, 100% benefit eligible, full time, ranked non-tenure track faculty position which is eligible for future promotion.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Deadline

Review of applications begins upon receipt. The position remains open until filled.

Application Instructions Applications must be submitted through the UMKC recruitment portal at Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a CV, names and current contact information for three references into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /,&, %, etc.). If you need technical assistance, please call (800) 488-5288. All final candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.

Please direct inquiries and correspondence to: Dr. Liz Kaz, ([email protected]) Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UMKC School of Dentistry.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the duties and functions of this job. If you believe you may have difficulty performing any of the duties or functions of this job, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.


To read more about Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) please use the following links:

UMKC Statement on Diversity

UMKC values diversity as central to its mission as an urban-serving research university and as a driver of excellence in teaching and learning. UMKC embraces a broad spectrum of diversities, including race, ethnicity, culture, nationality, gender, age, sexual orientation, disability, linguistic ability, learning style, religion, socioeconomic and veteran status, life experiences, educational level and family structure. For more information on our diversity mission, visit the Office of Diversity and Inclusion website:

UMKC is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. Our students come from all 50 states and over 85 countries, enriching our community with diverse perspectives. With more than 125 academic areas, our students have a lot of opportunities to explore on their way to discovering and creating their perfect career. We are at the heart of a thriving urban area where the city’s life and energy influence everything that happens here. We are Kansas City’s university and we can’t wait for you to join us! Find out more about UMKC in the About UMKC section of our website.

Details about UMKC’s community and the benefits of being an employee can be found on our careers page.

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