WEST VIRGINIA – Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center West Virginia University; School of Dentistry – Faculty Position and Director of Orthodontic Residency, Department of Orthodontics
West Virginia University School of Dentistry is seeking applications effective immediately for a full time, 12 month appointment, tenure-track or clinical-track faculty position at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the Department of Orthodontics. The Department sponsors a post-graduate training program in Orthodontics.
Responsibilities will include didactic and clinical teaching in Orthodontics to students enrolled in the pre-doctoral, postdoctoral, and dental hygiene programs. The candidate will be expected to maintain an intramural practice and work with residents to provide high quality comprehensive orthodontics to people of West Virginia and the surrounding area. The candidate would provide high quality scholarly activity and service to the University and the School of Dentistry.
This position will work closely with the Chair of Orthodontics in the management of the post-graduate program in Orthodontics and build collaborative relationships with local, State, and national groups that have interest in orthodontics and oral health. Additionally, the candidate will continue to grow the already active clinical services at the School of Dentistry and WVU Hospitals. The candidate should have a proven record of clinical excellence, strong communication skills, team building and a willingness to foster faculty and staff development through continuing education. Prior academic and/or private practice experience is desirable. An MS degree in addition to a specialty certificate in Orthodontics is desirable.
Candidates must have a DDS/DMD degree from an accredited US or Canadian Dental School or a foreign equivalent and be board certified by the American Board of Orthodontics. Candidates must be eligible for a West Virginia dental license and have obtained their WV license by their start of employment, unless special consideration has been approved. Information on licensure in WV can be found at http://www.wvdentalboard.org.
Candidates must display effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, leadership skills, and strong commitment to diversity and social justice. Candidates must be capable of directing the post-graduate program in Orthodontics. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
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. For more information on the School of Dentistry, Health Sciences Center and WVU see https://dentistry.hsc.wvu.edu/ , http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/ or http:talentandculture.wvu.edu/.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Electronic submission of application with supporting credentials (a letter of interest, current curriculum vitae and contact information for three professional references including names, postal addresses, email addresses and phone numbers) must be submitted at http://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=14398 Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled by a qualified candidate.