The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry is seeking to fill the position of Department Chair, Oral Pathology, Medicine, and Radiology.
The department is responsible for pre-doctoral and advanced education training for students, for patient care, service and research in oral pathology, oral medicine and oral radiology.
Responsibilities of the position include pre-doctoral classroom and clinical instruction oversight and general oversight responsibility for the Oral Pathology faculty practice.
Specific position responsibilities include:
Leadership in oversight of the strategic direction and daily operations of the department
Mentorship of departmental faculty and staff
Regular meetings with the dean to advance important departmental issues
Supervision of the activities of the Department including responsibility for departmental curriculum, clinical operations/education of students and advanced education residents and patient care in the disciplines of the department
Oversight of the biopsy service
Management of departmental scheduling, staffing responsibilities, management of faculty/staff workloads and assignments
Primary focus on departmental goals of educating competent dental practitioners and quality of care for patients.
Compliance with CoDA standards, UMKC School of Dentistry and campus policies, UM Collected Rules and Regulations and other state and federal applicable regulations
Participation in the monthly Administrator's meeting
Communication back to the department faculty and staff regarding important issues including those from the Administrator's meetings
Valuing diversity, appreciation for inclusion while supporting the institutional Core Values
A DDS or DMD degree with eligibility for Missouri dental licensure and Board eligibility in Oral Radiology, Oral Pathology, or Oral Medicine are required.
The ideal candidate will be Board certified in the area of Oral Radiology or Oral Pathology or Oral Medicine. Board certification/eligibility in Oral Radiology is preferred.
Full Time/Part Time
This is a full-time, 100% benefit eligible position for 5 days per week. One day per week may be reserved for private practice, research, development and other school-related activities.
The faculty appointment may be at the rank of Associate Professor/Professor (tenure-eligible/tenure track) or ranked, non-tenure track Clinical Associate Professor/Clinical Professor. The position is 100% benefit eligible, full-time position for 5 days per week. One day per week may be reserved for private practice, research, development and other school related activities. Rank and tenure status will be based on experience and credentials. A successful record of externally funded research is required to be considered for the tenure-eligible positions.
Salary range is $130,000 - $160,000, and is commensurate with education and experience.
Interviews with qualified candidates will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
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.
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The School of Dentistry is situated on UMKC's Hospital Hill campus, a few miles north of the main UMKC campus. Hospital Hill is home to a nexus of health care and educational institutions. The prestigious neighbors include Children's Mercy Hospital, Truman Medical Center, several private and public medical facilities and the UMKC Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Health Studies and Pharmacy. Students benefit from shared partnerships with the world-class medical and educational facilities. It provides a vast opportunity to learn and interact with scholars, researchers, and professionals across the health care spectrum.
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