WEST VIRGINIA Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center West Virginia University School of Dentistry-Periodontics Faculty Position
West Virginia University School of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Department of Periodontics. These positions are flexible with respect to rank (Assistant, or Associate), appointment period (nine or 12 month) and track (tenure or non-tenure).
Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching at the pre-doctoral and post-doctoral levels, establishment and maintenance of a viable faculty practice including, but not limited to, treatment of patients with non-surgical and surgical periodontal therapies, implant surgery, dental hygiene examinations, and patient consultations in both student and faculty practice clinics. Candidates are also expected to do research and scholarly activity, and service to the University, the School of Dentistry, and the community.
Candidates must have a DDS or DMD degree from an accredited US or Canadian dental school or foreign equivalent, possess a specialty degree/certificate in Periodontics from an accredited United States or Canadian specialty program, must have taken and passed Part I and Part II of the National Boards and be eligible for a non-restricted West Virginia dental license by the time of appointment (information on licensure in WV can be found at http://www.wvdentalboard.org). Candidates must be a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology or demonstrate the ability to attain Diplomate status. Candidates must demonstrate knowledge in all aspects of periodontal therapy, implant surgery and advanced reconstructive procedures. Candidates must exhibit effective writing, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills and have a strong commitment to diversity and social justice.
The Schools of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Public Health are part of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center Campus located in Morgantown, West Virginia. Morgantown is 75 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and easily accessible to major metropolitan areas in the East and Midwest.
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. General inquiries should be directed to Dr. R. Constance Wiener, Chair of the Periodontics Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information on the West Virginia School of Dentistry and Health Sciences Center see www.hsc.wvu.edu/sod or www.hsc.wvu.edu.