West Virginia University School of Dentistry is seeking
applications for a full-time, 12-month clinical faculty position at the
Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Department of Dental Hygiene.
Responsibilities will include oversight of didactic, pre-clinical, and clinical
instruction to dental hygiene and dental students, high quality scholarly
activity, and service to the University, the community, and the School of
Dentistry. The successful candidate for the full-time faculty position may
serve as course director for Ethics and Practice Management, Capstone Course,
Senior Integration Seminar, and other courses as assigned. Candidates must
demonstrate effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills,
leadership skills, and strong commitment to diversity and social justice.
Candidates must be a graduate of a dental hygiene program
accredited by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, possess a minimum of a
master’s degree in dental hygiene or health related field, currently hold or be
eligible for a West Virginia dental hygiene license and local anesthesia
license (information on both licensures in WV can be found at wvdentalboard.org/), have experience
teaching in higher education, and a minimum of two years clinical practice
managing a variety of patient populations. Preference will be given to candidates
who are energetic, self-directed individuals that have demonstrated commitment to
advancing the profession.
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, academic rank,
and administrative responsibilities will be commensurate with qualifications
and experience. Electronic
submission of application with supporting credentials which includes
the following: letter of interest addressing the requirements above, current
curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references
including names, postal addresses, email addresses, phone numbers, and
permission to contact these references, can be made at online.
General inquiries should be directed to Ms. Ashlee B.
Sowards, Chair of Dental Hygiene Search Committee at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information
on the West Virginia School of Dentistry
and Health Sciences Center.
WVU is an Affirmative
Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
WVU Health Sciences Center is a tobacco-free campus.
West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender
Posted on ADEA DentEd
Jobs on August 28, 2017.