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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE CLINICAL PROFESSOR / 2 - Prosthodontists / Restorative Cinical Sciences / UMKC School of Dentistry

University of Missouri - Kansas City
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SCHOOL of Dentistry


The UMKC 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. We also offer an Advanced Standing Program.

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

The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry is seeking 2 Prosthodontist faculty members to fill a position in the Restorative Clinical Sciences department at the rank of Assistant or Associate Clinical Professor. The faculty member will provide clinical instruction and oversight for pre-doctoral dental students. This includes instruction and evaluation of students in diagnosis, treatment planning, restorative dentistry, removable, fixed, and implant prosthodontics. The faculty member is expected to provide didactic and preclinical lab instruction, as assigned.

Qualified candidates may be eligible to participate in faculty practice one day per week.

Minimum Qualifications

*        A DDS/DMD or equivalent and a certificate from a CODA accredited university/program.

*        Advanced Education Program in Prosthodontics is required

  •        Eligibility for Missouri licensure is also required.


The salary is competitive and commensurate with rank, credentials and experience.

Application Instructions

For consideration, you must apply online at, click in Academic Positions (Job Opening ID 49421).

Please  combine all application materials (personal letter of interest and applicable experience which may qualify you for a faculty position, curriculum vitae and a current list of 3 professional references) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as your resume attachments.  Limit document name to 50 characters and do not include any special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

Please direct inquiries and correspondence to: Dr. Cynthia Petrie, ( Chair, Restorative Clinical Sciences, UMKC School of Dentistry.

*        If you are experiencing technical problems during application, please email 

  •        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. 

We will contact references and request educational transcripts for applicants who progress to the finalist stage. All final candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Benefit Eligibility


We offer full healthcare benefits that start day one, generous paid time off, paid winter break, and university education benefits at all 4 UM System campuses for full-time employees and qualifying dependents. Visit our Total Rewards page to learn more. 

Also, explore the Total Rewards website to learn more about the rewards package we offer to acknowledge our employees as the university's most important resource.

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