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Faculty - Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Virginia Commonwealth University

Date Posted Jun. 3, 2022
Title Faculty - Department of Pediatric Dentistry
University Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, United States
Department Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Pediatric Dentistry
    Dentistry - General

School of Dentistry


Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Virginia Commonwealth University
School of Dentistry


Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) School of Dentistry is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty member at the level of assistant or associate professor in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry.


Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching of dental students and residents, scholarly activity, service, research and participation in intramural faculty practice, including hospital-based practice.


Candidates must have: a DDS / DMD degree or foreign equivalent, a certificate in pediatric dentistry from an ADA accredited program, be eligible or certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry, and be eligible for licensure in Virginia. The candidate should also demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 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 also required.

The preferred candidate should possess a history of clinical practice care, academic teaching and scholarly activity. In addition, demonstrate the ability to adapt to change and embrace modern technology; demonstrate the ability to contribute to and participate in a humanistic environment of learning; and demonstrate the ability, or acquire and develop such ability, to incorporate adult learning theory, evidence-based oral health care, and innovation in student learning and crucial thinking.

Application Process:

Candidates must apply to this faculty position through the university’s career website at (search req925) to be considered for this faculty position. For further information about this position, contact the Search Chair, Dr. Elizabeth Bortell, in the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, VCU School of Dentistry at

As a preeminent national, urban, public research university and academic health center, Virginia Commonwealth University is committed to organizational diversity, equity and inclusion - an environment where all can thrive in their pursuit of excellence.

Applicants are requested to submit a Statement of Contributions to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (typically between 150-300 words) providing your career aspirations and contributions toward promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Through this statement, you can share how your lived experiences; and past, present, and future academic and professional activities have or will contribute to VCU's mission of promoting equity and inclusion.

Note: Examples include working with others to further the goals of equity and inclusion; leading in any capacity that tangibly promotes an environment where diversity is welcomed, fostered, and celebrated; creative activity, research and scholarship that promotes equity and parity; teaching and mentoring students, and/or engaging with faculty and/or staff from traditionally underrepresented groups to create a positive and successful organizational experience.

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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