UMKC School of Dentistry
Kansas City, Missouri, United States
Member Company
25 days ago
Job Type
Job Duration
Specialties and Administration Roles
Min Education
Doctor Of Dental Surgery (DDS)
Position Type


Director, Advanced Education Program/Orthodontics Residency

Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor or Assistant/Associate Professor (tenure-eligible)

Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics Department

Job Identification 49091 / Position # 34856

The University of MissouriKansas City, School of Dentistry seeks a non-tenure-track faculty Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor or tenure-eligible Assistant/Associate Professor in the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics for the position of Director of the Advanced Education Program in Orthodontics (Orthodontics Residency).

Specific responsibilities will concentrate on all aspects of the didactic and clinical training of orthodontic residents. These will include but are not limited to: coordination of all resident didactic curriculum and seminars, organizing and preparing the curriculum, administrative responsibilities including compliance with accreditation standards and reporting, supervisory responsibilities, and clinical coordination of resident training. There are opportunities for research and clinical practice for the qualified candidate.


Candidates should have a DMD/DDS degree, American Board certification in Orthodontics, and have experience in dental education. Eligibility for Missouri Dental Faculty licensure is required. Interviews of qualified candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Salary and rank will be commensurate with education and experience.

For consideration, you must apply online at, click on Academic Positions, Job Opening ID 49091.

Please combine all application materials:

  • personal letter of interest and applicable experience which qualifies you for a tenure-track faculty position or non-tenure track clinical position, and the Director role;
  • curriculum vitae;
  • for tenure-eligible applicants:
    • statement of research interest, experience, and potential for/or success in extramural funding; and
  • a list of at least 3 professional references with current, complete contact information for each.

Combine all materials into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as your resume attachment not to exceed 11MB. Limit document name to 50 characters and do not include any special characters (e.g., /,&,%, etc.).

  • For questions about the position, please contactDr. Mary Walker,, UMKC School of Dentistry.
  • If you are experiencing technical problems during application, please .
  • Reasonable accommodations may be requestedduring the application and recruitment process.If you need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323.

We will contact references and request educational transcripts for applicants who progress to the finalist stage.

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 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.

Vaccination Statement:
A completed COVID-19 vaccination series is required unless exempted for medical or religious reason.

UMKC is part of the University of Missouri, with an excellent benefits package

Job ID: 71151841

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