WEST VIRGINIA – Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center West Virginia University
School of Dentistry – Chairperson, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
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 Pediatric Dentistry. Responsibilities will include oversight of all didactic and clinical teaching in both pre-doctoral and postdoctoral programs, patient care including in the hospital and operating room patient care, high quality scholarly activity, and service to the University, the community, and the School of Dentistry. Candidates must demonstrate effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, leadership skills, and strong commitment to diversity and social justice. The Chair will work closely with the Executive Vice President for WVU's Children's Hospital and West Virginia's United Health System's Executive Director for Children's Health to provide comprehensive care to pediatric patients in the State and surrounding areas.
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 be eligible for a West Virginia dental license (information on licensure in WV can be found at http://www.wvdentalboard.org ) and have experience in Pediatric Dentistry. Preference will be given to candidates that are board certified or board eligible in pediatric dentistry and qualified to develop and direct a post-graduate program in Pediatric Dentistry and/or are eligible for an oral conscious sedation permit. 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.
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 http://employmentservices.hr.wvu.edu/faculty-portal . For more information on the West Virginia School of Dentistry and Health Sciences Center see http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/sod or http://www.hsc.wvu.edu .
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.