WEST VIRGINIA - Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center West Virginia University
Assistant/Associate Professor School of Dentistry - General Practice Residency, Director
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The West Virginia University School of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time, clinical or tenure track faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level to serve as Director of the hospital-based General Practice Residency (GPR) Program. The position will begin July 1st, 2021. Responsibilities include the advanced training of residents in all facets of general dentistry, administration of the program including the selection and evaluation of residents, meeting reporting requirements of the School of Dentistry, Commission on Dental Accreditation, and other entities. The Director reports directly to the Chair of the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and works closely with the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs and other administrators. The Director also provides direct patient care in both outpatient and inpatient settings, as well as serving in a supervisory capacity.
Candidates for this position must have the following credentials: a DDS or DMD degree from an accredited U.S. or Canadian dental school and the completion of a CODA-accredited GPR or hospital-based AEGD program; a BLS/ACLS certification from the American Heart Association; and eligibility for a West Virginia Dental License.
In addition, the candidate is encouraged to obtain a conscious sedation anesthesia permit. Information on licensure in WV and anesthesia permits can be found at: http://www.wvdentalboard.org . Preference will be given to candidates with dental clinic administrative experience, service as a program director or assistant/associate director, experience in caring for special needs patients, and demonstrated accomplishments in research and scholarship. Hospital based patient care is also necessary.
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.