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Assoc/Prof, Tenure Track/Tenured Program Dir., Advanced Education Program, Orthodontics - 34856
UMKC School of Dentistry

Date Posted Dec. 4, 2019
Title Assoc/Prof, Tenure Track/Tenured Program Dir., Advanced Education Program, Orthodontics - 34856
University UMKC School of Dentistry
Kansas City, MO, United States
Department Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available Immediately
  • Associate Professor
  • Orthodontics

The University of Missouri-Kansas City, School of Dentistry seeks a tenure-track or tenured faculty at the Associate/Professor level in the Department of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics for the position of Director of the Advanced Education Program in Orthodontics. The position is 100% benefit eligible, full time position for 5 days per week. Rank and tenure status will be based on experience and credentials. Responsibilities of the position include the oversight of didactic and clinical training, research/scholarly activity, and service in the Advanced Education program. Board certification in Orthodontics is required.

Specific responsibilities will concentrate on all aspects of the didactic and clinical training of orthodontic residents. These will include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsibility for organizing, preparing and coordinating didactic curriculum, clinical curriculum and training, and seminars.
  • Documentation of program outcomes and resident progression
  • Responsibility for compliance with accreditation standards and reporting
  • Administrative oversight of program planning, scheduling and operations
  • Assurance of compliance with Federal, State, local regulations and university policies
  • Development and updating of policies for program operations
  • Ongoing quality assurance activities related to the program
  • Management of staff interacting with the program
  • Coordination of activities in support of the mission of the Department and the School
  • Strategic approach to program planning and clinical management processes

There are opportunities for clinical practice for the qualified candidate. Candidates should have a DMD/DDS degree, American Board certification in Orthodontics, and be eligible for licensure in Missouri. For non-US DDS candidates with US training and board certification in orthodontics, an international faculty DDS program is available after an initial period of service. Interviews of qualified candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants who are not U.S. citizens must state their current visa and residency status.

UMKC is part of the University of Missouri, with an excellent fringe benefits package.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, names and contact information for three references in one document online to . Please direct inquiries and correspondence to Dr. Liz Kaz, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UMKC School of Dentistry.

  • UMKC is an equal access, equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that is fully committed to achieving a diverse faculty and staff. Persons are selected on the basis of ability without regard to race, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, disability, or veteran status. All final candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.

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Contact Information

  • Dr. Liz Kaz
    Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
    UMKC School of Dentistry
    650 E. 25th Street
    Kansas City, MO 64108


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