Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor, Endodontics, UMKC School of Dentistry 38761

University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 9, 2022

Hiring Department

University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
School of Dentistry
Department of Endodontics

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) School of Dentistry serves as a leader in the advancement of oral healthcare through exceptional educational programs, scientific inquiry, patient care, and service to society. We have a deeply rooted reputation for innovative leadership in dental education. For more than a century, we have led the way by preparing the next generation of oral health care professionals, conducting cutting-edge research, delivering high-quality care to patients and allowing professionals to elevate their careers through our continuing education and practitioner training programs.

The School of Dentistry is a health care partner in the UMKC Health Sciences District which strives to be a premier academic health district, engaging in cutting-edge biomedical research and entrepreneurship, delivering state-of-the-science health care, and educating the next generation of health care professionals. The UMKC Health Sciences District brings together health care partners in the 'Hospital Hill' area. Working as one, they will create new potential for collaboration on research, grants, community outreach and shared wellness for employees, faculty, students, and surrounding neighborhoods. This represents a new chapter in advancing health care, outreach and medical education throughout greater Kansas City and the region .

The Endodontics advanced education program is designed to prepare a dentist for a career in clinical endodontics, research and teaching. The overall goal is to educate dentists to become competent clinical endodontists who will serve the public and the profession at a high level of excellence. It stresses the importance of knowledge and skills in the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases associated with the dental pulp and related periapical tissues. Didactic and clinical training is also conducted in other related areas within the scope of practice of the field of endodontics as established by the Endodontic Standards of the Commission on Dental Accreditation .

Job Description

The faculty member will provide classroom, laboratory, and clinical instruction for pre-doctoral students. Candidate will create and deliver lecture presentations for didactic and laboratory classes.They will also teach endodontics to pre-doctoral students in the main clinic on a daily basis.

The full-time 24 month program begins July 1 and runs over six continuous semesters.

Please direct any questions to: Dr. Rebeca Weisleder,

Minimum Qualifications
  • DDS or DMD or equivalent is required
  • Certificate in Endodontics is required
  • Eligibility for a Missouri Dental Licensure, Missouri Teaching License, or Missouri Dental Faculty Permit is required.
Full Time/Part Time

Fully-benefit-eligible, 12-month appointment, 5 days per week (1.0 FTE), ranked, non-tenure track, faculty position. This position provides opportunity for future ranked promotion.


Salary and rank are commensurate with education and experience.

Application Deadline

Applications will be reviewed upon submission; position will remain open until filled.

Application Instructions

Applications must be submitted through this UMKC recruitment portal. To be considered, you must complete 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.).

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The University of Missouri Kansas City (UMKC) is the largest comprehensive, fully accredited university in the Kansas City area. As one of four universities of the University of Missouri system, it offers traditional and interdisciplinary programs and is designated as a high research activity university by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Our Health Sciences campus includes the School of Medicine, School of Dentistry, School of Pharmacy and School of Nursing and Health Studies. Few urban universities have the depth and breadth of disciplines (ranging from medicine, engineering, law, social work, to the performing arts) offered at UMKC.

Our university is committed to becoming a model urban university that is recognized for partnership with diverse communities to effectively foster a healthy, safe, more economically secure quality of life.

A City on the Rise: Big City Life and Midwestern Charm, Kansas City offers the best of both worlds —a vibrant, urban community with Midwestern appeal. The University is located in a Kansas City metropolitan area that is among the most entrepreneurial cities in America with a population of more than 2.4 million. Our UMKC campuses are centered in the hubs of business activity, cultural arts, (some great barbeque and ethnic cuisine!) and health science research engagement for both the Volker and Health Sciences campuses.

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