Assistant/Associate Professor - School of Dentistry (Restorative)
West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia

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ASSISTANT/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY - ROBERT C. BYRD HEALTH SCIENCES CENTER

SCHOOL OF DENTISTRY - RESTORATIVE DENTISTRY

 

West Virginia University School of Dentistry in Morgantown, WV is seeking applications for one full-time prosthodontics clinical track faculty positions at the Assistant or Associate 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 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 pre- and post-doctoral didactic and clinical teaching in prosthodontics, high quality scholarly activity, service related activities, and faculty practice. The following required qualifications must be met by the time of appointment:

  • DDS/DMD degree or foreign equivalent 
  • Specialty certificate in Prosthodontics from an institution accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation of the American Dental Association 
  • Hold board certification or be board eligible for the American Board of Prosthodontics
  • 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
  • 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 level, candidates must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity, service, and experience in prosthodontic education 


Qualifications

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled by qualified candidates.

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://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=20374

About WVU

Why WVU?

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.

To learn more about West Virginia University, visit go.wvu.edu. View current career opportunities at careers.wvu.edu.

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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