The University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry is seeking to fill the position of Department Vice-Chair of Oral Surgery and Hospital Dentistry at the rank of Associate Professor/ Professor. The position is a 100% benefit eligible, full time, non-tenure track position for 5 days per week. One day per week may be reserved for private practice, research, development and other school -related activities. Rank will be determined based on experience and credentials. This department is responsible for pre-doctoral and advanced education training for students, patient care, service and research in oral surgery and hospital dentistry. Responsibilities of this position include pre-doctoral classroom and clinical instruction oversight and general oversight responsibility for the advanced education program in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery.
Specific position responsibilities include:
Leadership in oversight of the daily operations of the department including collaborative work with the Advanced Ed program in OMFS in the absence of the Chair and as necessary to complete the work of the department
Supervision of the activities of the Department including scheduling, staffing responsibility, management of faculty workloads and assignment
Accountability of departmental faculty and staff for advancing the goals of the department and the School of Dentistry
Decision-making regarding departmental goals and operations
Development, articulation and support for a departmental culture of teamwork, responsibility, accountability for educating pre-doctoral students primarily; support of other departmental goals within that context, such as honors students, and advanced education student clinical supervision all in the context of educating quality practitioners and caring for the patient
Participation in the monthly Administrator's meeting
Communication back to faculty, staff regarding important issues from the Administrator's meeting
Regular meetings with the dean to advance important departmental issues
Compliance with CoDA standards, UMKC School and campus policies and UM Collected Rules and Regulations
Valuing diversity, appreciation for inclusion
A DDS or DMD with eligibility for Missouri licensure and Board certification in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery preferred.
Full Time/Part Time
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