The University of Missouri - Kansas City School of Dentistry is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Associate Dean for Clinical Programs. UMKC SOD's clinical program includes instruction for pre-doctoral, dental hygiene, and advanced education students working collaboratively in a comprehensive patient care environment.
The Associate Dean for Clinical Programs position comprises administrative and faculty duties. The position is a senior administration leader who reports to the Dean, and is accountable to maximize the efforts of faculty, students, and staff in providing quality patient care in an optimum learning environment. Administrative responsibilities include general oversight and supervision of the SOD clinical operations and compliance with all regulations and accreditation standards. Demonstrable commitment to data driven analytics and documentation of student performance and progress is required. Candidates should understand and support the university's vision, mission, and values.
Candidates eligible for faculty tenured/tenure-track status will be responsible for teaching, service and research in restorative clinical science in addition to administrative responsibilities. This includes clinical oversight of instruction and evaluation of students during comprehensive clinical care. Candidates tenured or tenure-track will have percent effort reflective of time for scholarly endeavors.
Candidates eligible for faculty non-tenure track status will have teaching and service commitments and will provide clinical instruction and oversight for pre-doctoral dental students. Clinical oversight of instruction and evaluation of students in diagnosis, treatment planning, restorative dentistry, removable, fixed, and implant prosthodontics, endodontics, and non-surgical periodontics are required. The faculty member is expected to provide didactic and preclinical lab instruction, as assigned, in addition to the administrative responsibilities.
A DDS/DMD and Missouri license or eligible is required
Demonstrable commitment to data driven analytics and documentation of student performance and progress is required
Candidates should understand and support the university's vision, mission, and values.
Previous leadership experience is preferred
Rank, tenure status and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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 three 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.).
If you need technical assistance, please call 1-855-524-0002.
Applicants should submit a letter of interest, a CV, names and contact information for three references in one document online to www.umkc.edu/jobs . Please direct inquiries and correspondence to: Dr. Liz Kaz, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, UMKC School of Dentistry. All final candidates will be required to pass a criminal background check prior to beginning employment.
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