University of Missouri Kansas City
Missouri, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Apr 24, 2023

Hiring Department

Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology, and Medicine

The UMKC Dental School is a partner of the UMKC Health Sciences District .
The District 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. UMKC provides unique opportunities for research and health care collaboration across its Schools of: Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing & Health Studies, and Pharmacy as well as University Health physicians, regional health care institutions, and
the University of Missouri System’s NextGen Data Science and Analytics Innovation Center.

Job Description

UMKC is seeking applications for a full-time, non-tenure track, Oral Medicine faculty member in the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology and Medicine.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Pre-and post-doctoral dental and dental hygiene classroom and clinical teaching in content areas related to oral medicine;
  • Consultation with students/residents regarding oral medicine issues;
  • Specific educational application of biomedical science to patient care is expected.
Qualified candidates may be eligible to participate in faculty practice one day per week.


Candidates are required to have a DDS/DMD or equivalent, either be American Board of Oral Medicine eligible or Orofacial Pain eligible, be eligible for dental licensure in the State of Missouri, and have a commitment to teaching, clinical dentistry, research/scholarly activity, and service.

Preferred Qualifications

Preference will be given to candidates with either of the following: (a) Board eligible or certified in Oral Medicine with additional advanced/graduate training in orofacial pain or (b) Board eligible or certified in Orofacial Pain with additional advanced/graduate training in oral medicine.

Anticipated Hiring Range

Salary is negotiable and commensurate with rank, credentials and experience.

Application Materials

Job Identification: 46741

Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a CV, names and contact information for three references in one document online to . Upload this combined document as 1 Word or PDF document when prompted to provide a resume attachment. Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).
  • If you are experiencing technical problems during application, please email .
  • For questions about the position, please contact including the Job Identification number 46741and name of the position.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be requested during the application and recruitment process. If you need an accommodation, please contact the Office of Affirmative Action at (816) 235-1323
Please direct inquiries about the position and correspondence to: Dr. Kenneth Abramovitch, ( ) Chair of the Department of Oral Pathology, Radiology, & Medicine at the UMKC School of Dentistry. All final candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check and provide documentation of credentials prior to beginning employment.

Application Deadline

Interviews of qualified candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Other Information

This 12-month ranked faculty position is a 100% benefit eligible, full time, non-tenure track position at the rank of Assistant/Associate Clinical Professor. There is opportunity for ranked promotion. Start date is July 1, 2023.

Our academic schedules and workload promote a positive work/life balance.

The UMKC School of Dentistry has a deeply rooted reputation for innovative leadership in dental education. For more than a century, the school has 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. UMKC School of Dentistry strives to be a model oral health-care education institution that maintains the highest ethical and scientific standards of care, serving patients and the profession in an evolving health-care environment.

In the heart of the Midwest, Kansas City is a center of activity for championship sports, arts and entertainment, NASCAR, a rich history in music, great barbeque and ethnic cuisine at an affordable cost of living. Our beautiful state offers outdoor enthusiasts beautiful lakes, rivers, hiking/biking trails, and mountains within a short drive from the city. Something for everyone!

Benefit Eligibility

This position is eligible for University benefits. As part of your total compensation, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental and vision plans, retirement, and educational fee discounts for all four UM System campuses. For additional information on University benefits, please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at .

Values Commitment

We value the uniqueness of every individual and strive to ensure each person’s success. Contributions from individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives promote intellectual pluralism and enable us to achieve the excellence that we seek in learning, research and engagement. This commitment makes our university a better place to work, learn and innovate.

In your application materials, please discuss your experiences and expertise that support these values and enrich our missions of teaching, research, and engagement.

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Missouri System is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 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, or protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy applies to all employment decisions including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotions, pay practices, benefits, disciplinary actions and terminations. For more information, visit or call Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity & Title IX at 816-235-6910.

Vaccination Statement

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

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