Tenured or Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
West Virginia University - Morgantown, WV

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As seen in the 17 February issue of Science :
West Virginia University

School of Dentistry

The West Virginia University School of Dentistry seeks applications for four (4) tenured or tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant/Associate Professor level in the following areas:
  • Cariology * Biomaterials/Nanotechnology * Salivary Diagnostics * Oral Pathology/Inflammation
As part of the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center, the West Virginia University School of Dentistry is investing significant resources to advance our basic and translational research capacity. The School of Dentistry's five-year strategic plan includes the development of new clinical, and basic and translational research capabilities to augment the teaching mission. These tenure or tenure-track positions will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor levels. Successful applicants will have up to 80% of their time protected for research. The candidate will have a DDS/DMD degree, and research experience (MS and/or PhD), reasonable potential for external grant funding, and demonstrated success in teaching and/or clinical practice. He/she must also show demonstrated abilities in working with people of diverse backgrounds, teaching, and leadership. The applicant will be eligible for a West Virginia dental license http://www.wvdentalboard.org .

The West Virginia University School of Dentistry is located in the historic community of Morgantown, West Virginia, approximately 80 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA and is easily accessible to major metropolitan areas in the East and Midwest. The School of Dentistry is one of 14 colleges in a major land-grant research University and is part of a comprehensive Health Sciences Center which includes the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Dentistry, the Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center, and West Virginia University Hospitals. WVU has initiated establishment of a new School of Public Health. Currently, the WVU School of Medicine's accredited public health programs have enrolled over 100 MPH students and more than 20 PhD students. Additionally, plans are underway to develop a DDS/MPH degree, as well as several other combined degrees, including a DDS/PhD. The Health Sciences Center campus is home to the Blanchette Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute and a state-of-the-art Library/Learning Resource Center. For more information on the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences Center see http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/sod/ or http://www.hsc.wvu.edu .

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until all positions are filled by qualified candidates. Salary and academic rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants should send a letter of interest, research statement, and curriculum vitae with the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three references to: Richard J. Crout, DMD, PhD, Associate Dean for Research, Chair, Search Committee, West Virginia University School of Dentistry, PO Box 9448, Morgantown, WV 26506-9448 or email to rcrout@hsc.wvu.edu .

West Virginia University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. It is also the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equality. WVU Health Sciences Center is a smoke free campus.

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