West Virginia University School of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time, 12- month clinical or tenure track faculty position as the Chairperson of the Department of Endodontics.
Responsibilities of the position include departmental leadership and management, faculty development, quality improvement, innovation, and oversight of the department's educational, research and service activities. The Department of Endodontic Dentistry currently includes pre-doctoral and postdoctoral students. The Chair is expected to participate in the departmental teaching, research and patient care activities of postgraduate endodontic residents and predoctoral students, and to serve as a professional role model for faculty, staff and students.
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 Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Allied Health, the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center and West Virginia University Hospitals.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.