Assistant/Associate Professor - School of Dentistry (Pediatric Dentistry)

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 23, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Dentistry, Other Health & Medicine
Employment Type
Full Time

WEST VIRGINIA - Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center West Virginia University
School of Dentistry - Assistant/Associate Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry

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.

Qualifications :
  • 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 . 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 COVID-19.
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 made at:

For more information on the West Virginia School of Dentistry and Health Sciences Center see or .

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.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert