Assistant/Associate Professor - School of Dentistry (Periodontology)

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Aug 6, 2022

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

Assistant/Associate Professor
West Virginia University
Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center
School of Dentistry Department of Periodontology

The West Virginia University School of Dentistry, Morgantown, WV is seeking applications for a full-time, clinical or tenure track faculty position at the assistant/associate professor level. Determination of faculty salary and academic rank is within the purview of the Dean and the Faculty Evaluation Committee and will commensurate with qualifications.

Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching and the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral level; participation in faculty practice; scholarly activity; and service the University, the School of Dentistry and the community. Candidates must demonstrate expertise in all aspects of periodontal therapy, implant surgery, and advanced reconstructive procedures; effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills; leadership skills; and a strong commitment to diversity and social justice.

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 and must be eligible for a West Virginia dental license or teaching permit. Information on licensure in WV can be found at . The applicant must be board certified or board eligible for the American Board of Periodontology at the time of appointment.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

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 visit: , , or .

Why WVU?

At West Virginia University, we leverage our talents and resources to create a better future for our state and the world. As West Virginia's land-grant university, WVU has three campuses that touch each corner of the state. The WVU System includes 518 buildings on 15,880 acres, Extension Service offices in all 55 counties, ten experimental farms and four forests.

From the groundbreaking R1 research of our flagship campus in Morgantown to the career-oriented programs of WVU Potomac State in Keyser to the technology-intensive programs at WVU Tech in Beckley — the contributions of WVU employees directly impact the 1.8 million people of West Virginia every day, no matter their role or position.

Service, curiosity, respect, accountability, and appreciation are the core values that unite Mountaineers, inspiring one another to work tirelessly and support others as they seek to reach new heights. After all, when you're a Mountaineer, impossible is just another mountain to climb.

Creating an inclusive, engaged, and dynamic learning environment is core to WVU’s academic mission. We welcome candidates who can contribute a range of ideas, approaches and experiences.

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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.

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