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Job ID: 148662

Assistant / Associate Professor
Virginia Commonwealth University

Date Posted Nov. 2, 2020
Title Assistant / Associate Professor
University Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, United States
Department Department of Periodontics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Periodontics/Periodontology
    Dentistry - General

Assistant / Associate Professor, Department of Periodontics
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry

Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position, term appointment, at the level of assistant or associate professor in the Department of Periodontics. Salary and rank will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

The faculty member will have clinical and didactic teaching responsibilities within both the predoctoral and postgraduate programs of the Department of Periodontics, to include development and management of departmental curricular offerings. Participation in faculty practice, student mentoring, research, and dentistry-related community service activities will be strongly encouraged.

Candidates must have: a DDS or DMD or equivalent degree and have completed an advanced training program in periodontics; be eligible for licensure in Virginia; have experience in teaching clinical and didactic periodontics as a trainee or faculty member. Candidates must also desire to participate in the School’s predoctoral and postgraduate instructional programs and have the desire to mentor future dental practitioners and demonstrate the ability, or acquire and develop such ability that incorporates adult learning theory, evidence-based oral health care, innovation in student learning, and critical thinking. The candidate must have demonstrated ability to contribute to and participate in a humanistic environment of learning and discovery and adapt to change and embrace modern technology. Demonstrated experience working in and fostering a diverse faculty, staff, and student environment or commitment to do so as a faculty member at VCU is required. Preferred qualifications include Board Certification by the American Board of Periodontology; research experience and training; and the desire and ability to serve as a faculty research mentor

Application Process:
Candidates must apply to this faculty position through the university’s career website at to be considered for a faculty position: F57170. For further information about this position contact Dr. Thomas Koertge, Search Committee Chair, VCU School of Dentistry, Department of Periodontics, at

  • 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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