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 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.
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 and have experience in pediatric
dentistry. Preference will be given to
candidates that are board certified or board eligible in pediatric dentistry
are 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, academic rank, and administrative
responsibilities 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 online. General inquiries should be directed to Ms.
Amy D. Funk, Chair of Pediatric Dentistry Search Committee at email@example.com. Visit the West
Virginia School of Dentistry and Health Sciences Center for more
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 January 12, 2018.