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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Department of Restorative Dentistry - School of Dentistry

West Virginia University
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Apr 4, 2024

WEST VIRGINIA – Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center West Virginia University
School of Dentistry – Faculty Position, Department of Restorative Dentistry

West Virginia University School of Dentistry in Morgantown, WV is seeking applications for a full-time clinical track or tenure track faculty position at the Assistant, Associate or Professor level in the Department of Restorative Dentistry. Determination of faculty salary and academic rank is within the purview of the Dean and Faculty Evaluation Committee and will be commensurate with qualifications. The Department includes the disciplines of operative dentistry, prosthodontics (fixed, removable, and implant prosthodontics), and dental materials. West Virginia University Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Campus includes the Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health. Located only 80 miles south of Pittsburgh, Morgantown is easily accessible to major metropolitan areas in the East and Midwest and has been named one of the best small cities in the U.S.

Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching in restorative dentistry for predoctoral students, high quality scholarly activity, service-related activities, and faculty practice.

Qualifications :

The following required qualifications must be met by the time of appointment:
  • DDS/DMD degree or foreign equivalent.
  • Eligibility to obtain a West Virginia dental license or West Virginia teaching permit. Please visit the West Virginia Board of Dental Examiners for information regarding licensure.
  • Current BLS certification recognized by the American Heart Association.
  • Candidates interested in the tenure-track position must show an active record of scholarly activity, and the pursuit of scholarly activity is expected.
  • Applicants should have expertise in Restorative Dentistry.
  • The successful candidate will have a history of documented competence in clinical practice, teaching, administration, and demonstrates excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • We are looking for applicants who are committed to educating and mentoring dental students to be technically proficient in all aspects of primary oral health care and restorative dentistry; successful candidates are highly motivated, innovative, and work well in teams.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing the dental profession.
  • Demonstrate effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Evidence of positive leadership skills.
  • Strong commitment to diversity, collegiality, and social justice.
  • To be considered for appointment at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level, candidates must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity, service, and education.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled by a qualified candidate.

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: .

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.

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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