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Assistant/Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Jan. 15, 2018
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
  • Oral Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry
  • Virginia Commonwealth University
    Richmond, VA
    United States
  • Open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Oral Radiology
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Assistant/Associate Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology
Oral Diagnostic Sciences, School of Dentistry
Virginia Commonwealth University

Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Dentistry is seeking a full-time faculty member in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology in the Department Oral Diagnostic Sciences. Rank and tenure eligibility commensurate with the candidate qualifications and experience.

The faculty member will have primary responsibility for course development, teaching, and management of oral and general radiology curricula for dental, dental hygiene, and advanced dental education students in collaboration with School of Dentistry and School of Medicine faculty members. A primary focus will be on curricula offerings across the entire course of study to include lecture and laboratory and support integrated biomedical and clinical sciences learning. Faculty members are expected to teach in an integrated curriculum system that included baccalaureate, graduate and professional education. Teaching across traditional department lines and in multidisciplinary teams is required. Faculty members are expected to foster transformative learning that is informed by interdisciplinary and translational research, scholarship, and creative expression. Scholarly activity resulting in peer reviewed publications is expected with opportunities for collaboration with all Departments in the School of Dentistry and also with the Philips Institute for Oral Health Research ( A practice in oral and maxillofacial radiology to include interaction with private practice oral health care providers.

For appointment at the rank of assistant professor, the candidate will be required to have an established research agenda and a clear potential for external funding, and potential for scholarship or creative expression to complement and expand existing expertise in the department. For appointment at the rank of associate professor, the candidate will be required to have a well-developed scholarly/research portfolio with evidence of multi-disciplinary applications.

Applicants must have a D.D.S. or D.M.D. degree and eligible for licensure in Virginia, ADA CODA residency program with advanced education in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, and must be Board Certified or Board Eligible in Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology. Prior experience teaching didactic, clinical radiology and oral diagnosis, in a dental school setting is preferred. Private practice experience as a general dentistry and or dental radiologist is preferred. Demonstrated ability to adapt to change and embrace modern technology, to work in and foster a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU; to contribute to and participate in a humanistic environment of learning and to incorporate adult learning theory, evidence-based oral health care, innovation in student learning, and critical thinking. Master’s degree and research experience preferred.

For further information about this position contact Dr. Sharon Lanning, Chair of Search Committee, Department of Periodontics, School of Dentistry, Virginia Commonwealth University, PO Box 980566, Richmond, VA 23298 at

Application Process: Candidates must apply to this faculty position through the university’s career website at to be considered for Faculty Position F59830.

  • VCU is an urban, research-intensive institution with a richly diverse university community and commitment to multicultural opportunities. Virginia Commonwealth University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action university, providing access to education and employment without regard to age, race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, veteran’s status, political affiliation or disability.

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