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Graduate Endodontics Program Director (Assistant/Associate/Full Professor) - School of Dentistry

West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Aug 26, 2023

Job Details

Endodontics - West Virginia University Health Sciences Center

West Virginia University School of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time faculty position at the Assistant / Associate or Full Professor level as Director of the Advanced Education Program in Endodontics.

Primary responsibilities will be to administer the twenty-six-month postdoctoral program in Endodontics, which includes three first year and three second year post-doctoral graduate students. The Director will coordinate and administer all academic, clinical and research responsibilities that lead successful candidates to both a certificate in Endodontics and a Master of Science (M.S.) degree. This multi-faceted position involves direct clinical supervision as well as conducting extensive reviews of both current and historical literature, evaluation of completed post-doctoral cases and coordination of academic programs with all departments in the School of Dentistry and the Health Sciences Center. In addition, the Director will assist the Chairman of the Department by providing instruction to predoctoral students, including didactic and clinical participation at all levels. Both participation in research and pursuit of personal development within the School of Dentistry are required of all faculty members. The candidate can participate in intramural dental faculty practice and must be eligible for a West Virginia dental license ( ).

Qualifications :

Advanced training in Endodontics is required and the candidate must be certified by the American Board of Endodontics or agree to obtain certification within 24 months. The candidate must document successful teaching and clinical practice in an academic setting and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Two years of clinical or private practice experience is highly recommended.

West Virginia University School of Dentistry is 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.

The School of Dentistry is one of 14 colleges in a major, land-grant research University and is part of a comprehensive Health Sciences Center which includes the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health, the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center and West Virginia University Hospitals. The Health Sciences Center campus is also the home of the new Blanchette Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute and a new Library/Learning Resource Center.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled by a qualified candidate. Determination of faculty salary and academic rank is within the purview of the Dean and Faculty Evaluation Committee and will be commensurate with qualifications. 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 program, please contact Dr. Mark Byron, Chair, Search Committee, at .

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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