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 Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.
Responsibilities include didactic and clinical instruction at the predoctoral and postdoctoral levels, patient care, and scholarly activity.
The successful candidate will be expected to serve as a course director and supervise students enrolled in the undergraduate DDS program and graduate program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery; participate in clinical activities including intramural private practice and expansion of the research initiatives in the field of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 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. The Department sponsors an advanced education training program in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and a one-year internship.
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship, offers high quality academic programs while serving the state of West Virginia and the nation. WVU is located in Morgantown, West Virginia, has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America, with divisional campuses in Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, and Montgomery. WVU is a Research University (Highest Research Activity) and ranks among the top 100 public universities in the nation, including a top 15 ranking in most affordable tuition for out-of-state students. WVU offers 184 degrees throughout the 15 colleges and schools within the university. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy, and forensics. There are more than 32,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide who are pioneering, passionate, innovative, tireless and caring.