WEST VIRGINIA - Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at 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.
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.