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Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Restorative Clinical Sciences, 38775

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University of Missouri-Kansas City
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UMKC Hospt Hill Campus

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Job Title: Clinical Assistant/Associate Professor, Restorative Clinical Sciences, 38775
Location: UMKC Hospt Hill Campus
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 38421
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Restorative Clinical Sciences in the UMKC School of Dentistry

Job Description

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 UMKC School of Dentistry is known for high-quality pre-doctoral education and seeks candidates who are committed to supporting students from historically marginalized backgrounds and addressing issues related to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 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, and non-surgical periodontics. The faculty member is expected to provide didactic and preclinical lab instruction, as assigned. Qualified candidates may be eligible to participate in faculty practice one day per week.

Minimum Qualifications
  • A DDS/DMD degree or equivalent is required.
  • For individuals with foreign dental degrees, a foreign equivalent of a minimum 4-years dental training degree and satisfactory completion of a minimum 12-month CODA accredited General Dentistry or Prosthodontics postgraduate program in the US is required.
  • All candidates are required to be eligible and obtain a Missouri Dental License prior to starting their employment
    • For more information about licensing, see https://pr.mo.gov/
  • Documentation of a completed COVID-19/coronavirus vaccination series is required unless exempted for medical or religious reason.

Full Time/Part Time
  • The 12-month academic position is a 100% benefit eligible, full time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Clinical Assistant Professor or Clinical Associate Professor.
Application Instructions

To be considered, you must apply through the UMKC recruitment portal by completing the application 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 five 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.

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

  • UMKC is part of the University of Missouri system, with excellent fringe benefits package.

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion are central to UMKC’s mission as an urban-serving institution. Kansas City is a particularly diverse city, including African, African American, Asian, Latino, Italian, Irish, German, Native American, Slavic, Mediterranean and Middle Eastern communities. Such ethnic diversity, in addition to our thriving neighborhoods of the Westside, Northeast Kansas City, and the Eastside, fosters creativity, connection, and innovation, which is showcased across the region. Major attractions such as the Annual Ethnic Enrichment Festival, the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, the Filipino Cultural Center, the American Jazz Museum, Guadalupe Centers, the Mattie Rhodes Art Center and the Kansas City Irish Fest are a small sample of the many ways our diverse city enriches us.

    For the reasons enumerated above, UMKC’s strategic plan prioritizes our commitment to multiculturalism, globalism, diversity and inclusion. The university’s values call upon its faculty, staff, students, and community to position themselves as global citizens who seek out, embrace, and celebrate the many benefits of diversity. Such commitment is demonstrated across teaching, research and service. We welcome applicants to share in our commitment to these core values and know that you will quickly understand learn the beauty of calling Kansas City your home.

    Please visit these pages to learn more about UMKC’s engagement in diversity, equity and inclusion

  • Roos Advocate for Community Change

  • The Division of Diversity and Inclusion

  • Annual Report

  • 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.

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    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: http://info.umkc.edu/diversity/

    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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