PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY FACULTY POSITION
WEST VIRGINIA - Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center West Virginia
School of Dentistry - Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of
West Virginia University School of Dentistry located in Morgantown,
WV is seeking applications for a full-time, 12-month clinical or
tenure track faculty position at the Assistant or Associate
Professor level in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry. The
Department of Pediatric Dentistry currently includes a pre-doctoral
program and is in the process of developing an advanced education
program for post-doctoral residents. The successful candidate will
be the Pre-Doctoral Director and will report to the Chair of the
Department of Pediatric Dentistry. The Pre-Doctoral Director will
manage and mentor students to assure the attainment of clinical
competency, teach students the fundamentals of pediatric dentistry,
and assure the provision of high-quality comprehensive dental
services to patients.
Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching to
students enrolled in the predoctoral, postdoctoral, and dental
hygiene programs; comprehensive care to pediatric patients in the
State, including in the hospital and operating room patient care;
high quality scholarly activity; and service to the School of
Dentistry, the University, the community, and the state.
Candidates must demonstrate effective written, verbal, and
interpersonal communication skills, leadership skills, and strong
commitment to diversity and social justice. This position will work
closely with the Chair and Post-Doctoral Director of Pediatric
Dentistry in the development of the advanced education,
post-graduate program in Pediatric Dentistry and build
collaborative relationships with local, State, and national groups
that have interest in pediatric oral and overall health.
- Candidates must have a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree from an
accredited U.S. or Canadian dental school or foreign equivalent,
must pursue and achieve board certification in pediatric dentistry
within five years of employment, and must be eligible for a West
Virginia dental license and have obtained their WV license by their
first day of employment. Information on licensure in WV can be
found at http://www.wvdentalboard.org .
The Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public
Health are part of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Campus
located in the historic community of Morgantown, West Virginia.
Located only 80 miles south of Pittsburgh, Morgantown is easily
accessible to major metropolitan areas in the East and Midwest. It
has been named one of the best small cities in the U.S.
- Due to the nature of this position the successful candidate may
be required to verify that they are fully vaccinated for
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Salary and academic rank will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Electronic submission of application with supporting credentials
(letter of interest addressing the requirements above, current
curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional
references including names, postal addresses, email addresses, and
phone numbers, and permission to contact these references) can be
For more information on the West Virginia School of Dentistry and
Health Sciences Center see https://dentistry.hsc.wvu.edu/
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender
equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff,
and students, and invites applications from all qualified
applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender
identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics,
disability, or Veteran status.