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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Intern, UMKC School of Dentistry, Oral Surgery & Hospital Dentistry 39146

University of Missouri - Kansas City
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Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry

Job Description

The UMKC School of Dentistry is seeking two OMS Interns for the Department of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry. The Interns will provide pre-doctoral dental student clinical instruction at the dental school. They will also take calls at the Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (OMS) department at University Health Truman Medical Center.

These are full-time (1.0 FTE), benefit-eligible, unranked/non-tenure track academic positions. Contract is 12 months beginning Summer 2024.


A DDS or DMD with eligibility for appropriate Missouri Dental Licensure is required.

Application Materials

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.). 

Handling of Application Materials

After initial review by the committee all uploaded materials may be shared with all faculty in the prospective home department. For affiliations and joint appointments materials may be shared with all faculty in all departments involved.

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For questions about the position, please contact including the Job Identification number 50397 and name of the position.

Application Deadline

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

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

All UMKC faculty, staff, volunteers, and students who have direct contact with patients as part of their work in the School of Dentistry dental clinics, Community Counseling and Assessment Services, UMKC Student Health and Wellness, or UMKC Counseling Services are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless granted a medical or religious exemption.

All new hires will be required to submit proof of vaccination prior to your start date. If you would like to request a medical or religious exemption, you must do so upon acceptance of employment so our team has time to review prior to your scheduled start date. You will not be allowed to begin work until you have submitted proof of vaccination or received an approved medical or religious exemption.

Thank you for helping us to create the safest environment possible for our colleagues, students and our patients by protecting yourself and others through COVID-19 vaccination.

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