UNIVERSITY of MISSOURI-KANSAS CITY
SCHOOL of DENTISTRY
Department of Periodontics
The UMKC Dental School is a partner of the UMKC Health Sciences
. 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.
The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry is
seeking a Dental Hygienist to fill the position of
Assistant/AssociateClinical Professor in the Department of
Periodontics. This department is responsible for pre-doctoral and
dental specialty students, patient care, and service in
periodontics. Specific responsibilities of this position include
pre-doctoral classroom and clinical instruction in periodontics.
Experience teaching in a didactic and/or clinical environment is an
Full Time/Part Time
- Candidates are required to have a minimum of a Master’s Degree
in Dental Hygiene or a related field.
- Applicants must be eligible for and obtain the appropriate
Missouri Dental Hygiene License prior to starting their employment.
For more information about licensing, see https://pr.mo.gov/ .
This is a 12-month, full-time (1.0 FTE), benefit-eligible, ranked,
non-tenure track academic faculty position. There is opportunity
for ranked promotion.
Our academic workload and schedules provide for a positive
Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with applicant
qualifications (e.g., credentials, education, and experience).
There is an opportunity for additional compensation in clinical
Interviews of qualified candidates will begin immediately and
continue until the position is filled.
Applications must be received through the UMKC recruitment portal:
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a CV, names and
current contact information for three references in one document.
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- 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 any questions about the position to: Dr. Keerthana
Satheesh, email@example.com . UMKC School of
Dentistry / Department of Periodontics.
Our university is committed to becoming a model urban university
that is recognized for our partnerships with multifarious
communities to effectively foster a healthy, safe, more
economically secure quality of life. The School of Dentistry
operates a public student dental clinic and a faculty practice
which serve patients throughout the KC metropolitan area. We
provide a critical education outlet for Kansas and several other
states without a dental school. UMKC is the only institution in
Missouri offering advanced education residency programs in General
Dentistry, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Periodontics,
Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics and Endodontics.
With an affordable cost of living, Kansas City is a center of
activity for national championship sports, cultural arts and
entertainment, a rich history in music, great barbeque and ethnic
cuisine! Our campuses are centrally located in Kansas City,
Missouri near the vibrant downtown, jazz district, and Country Club
Plaza. Our beautiful state offers outdoor enthusiasts beautiful
lakes, rivers, hiking/biking trails, and mountains within a short
drive from the city. Something for everyone!
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 Human Resources at 816-235-1621.
To request ADA accommodations, please call the Office of Equity
& Title IX at 816-235-6910.
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UMKC Statement on Diversity
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.
A completed COVID-19 vaccination series is required unless exempted
for medical or religious reason.
We offer full benefits that start day one, generous paid time off,
paid winter break, and continuing education benefits. Visit our
page to learn more.
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to learn more about the
rewards package we offer to acknowledge our employees as the
university's most important r esource.