Chairperson - West Virginia University in Morgantown West Virginia

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West Virginia University

Morgantown, West Virginia 26506-9448

United States


Detailed Job Description

WEST VIRGINIA – Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center West Virginia University

School of Dentistry-Chairperson Department of Periodontics

West Virginia University School of Dentistry invites applications for a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor level as Chairperson in the Department of Periodontics.  Responsibilities include: oversight of all academic and clinical matters in the Department; development of a post-graduate program; didactic and clinical teaching in both pre-doctoral and postdoctoral programs; establishment and maintenance of a viable practice in periodontics; high quality research and/or scholarly activities and service to the University and School of Dentistry.  Candidates must be eligible for a West Virginia dental license (information on licensure in WV can be found at, possess a specialty degree/certificate in periodontics from an accredited North American specialty program, be a Diplomate of the American Board of Periodontology, and be proficient in dental implantology.  Applicants with previous experience in didactic and clinical teaching, administration, and dental research are encouraged to apply.  Candidate must demonstrate effective written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills, leadership skills, and strong commitment to diversity and social justice.  Rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials 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 Morgantown, West Virginia. Morgantown is 75 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and easily accessible to major metropolitan areas in the East and Midwest. 

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest addressing the requirements above; current curriculum vitae; contact information for three professional references including names, postal addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers, and permission to contact these references to Dr. Richard Jurevic, WVU School of Dentistry, at   For more information on the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences Center see or

WVU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
WVU Health Sciences Center is a tobacco-free campus.
West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

Keyword Phrases

  • Periodontics Department Chair
  • Develop post-graduate program
  • Didactic and clinical teaching
  • Proficient in implantology
  • Diplomate of American Board of Periodontology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Professional
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Department Chair
Associate Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter