The West Virginia University School of Dentistry seeks applications for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the area
of Inflammation/ Pathology/Periodontics.
As part of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, the West Virginia University School of Dentistry is investing significant resources to advance our
basic and translational research capacity. The School of Dentistry’s five-year strategic plan includes the development of new clinical, basic, and translational
research capabilities to augment the teaching mission. The successful applicant will have approximately 80% of the time protected for research. Additionally, clinical patient care and teaching will be expected. The successful applicant will have a DDS/DMD or equivalent degree, and research experience
(candidates with a PhD degree are encouraged to apply, although strong applicants with a MS degree will be considered), potential for external grant funding,
and demonstrated success in teaching and clinical practice. He/she must also show demonstrated abilities in working with people of diverse backgrounds,
teaching, and leadership. The applicant will be eligible for a West Virginia dental license or teaching permit – information regarding licensure in West
Virginia can be found at http://www.wvdentalboard.org.
The West Virginia University School of Dentistry is located in the historic community of Morgantown, West Virginia, approximately 80 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA and is easily accessible to major metropolitan areas in the East and Midwest. The School of Dentistry is one of 14 colleges in a major land-grant
research University and is part of a comprehensive Health Sciences Center which includes the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Dentistry, the
Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, and West Virginia University Hospitals. WVU has initiated establishment of a new School of Public Health. Currently,
the WVU School of Medicine’s accredited public health programs have enrolled over 100 MPH students and more than 20 PhD students. Additionally,
plans are underway to develop a DDS/MPH degree, as well as several other combined degrees, including a DDS/PhD. The Health Sciences Center campus
is home to the Blanchette Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute and a state-of-the art Library/Learning Resource Center.
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled by the qualified candidate. Salary and academic rank will be
commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should send a letter of interest, research statement, and curriculum vitae with the names,
addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Peter Ngan, DMD, Chair, Search Committee, West Virginia University School of Dentistry, PO
Box 9448, Morgantown, WV 26506-9448 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
West Virginia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is also the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality.
WVU Health Sciences Center is a smoke free campus.