Associate Dean for Research - School of Dentistry

Morgantown, West Virginia
Jul 26, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The School of Dentistry at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a full-time Associate Dean for Research. This position is responsible for stimulating, promoting and leading the School in its mission by developing new foci of scientific investigation.

 In order to be successful in this position, the ideal candidate will:
 •Focus on the development of translational research.
•Establish formative and summative outcomes to provide an annual end-of-year review of research activities.  
•Oversee internal and external collaborations in research.
•Coordinate research across all Dentistry programs.
•Develop and expand major research programs.
•Contribute to the School's strategic plan. 

•DDS/DMD degree from an accredited US or Canadian School of Dentistry or a demonstrated equivalent degree from a foreign institution that includes meeting all the requirements of a DDS/DMD, or a PhD or its equivalent in epidemiology, oral biology, dental health sciences, public health or a related field of study 
•Five (5) years of clinical or public health practice experience from the application date inclusive of clinical and/or laboratory research
•Successful acquisition of extramural funding, as well as peer reviewed publication history, is essential 
•Effective written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills 
•Leadership skills and a strong commitment to diversity and social justice 

•Background check 
•Letter of interest 
•Curriculum vitae 
•Two (2) recent publications 
•Three (3) professional references 

About WVU
At West Virginia University, we pride ourselves on a tireless endeavor for achievement. We are home to some of the most passionate, innovative minds in the country who push their limits for the sake of progress, constantly moving the world forward. Our students, faculty and staff make this institution one of the best out there, and we are proud to stand as one voice, one university, one WVU. Find out more about your opportunities as a Mountaineer at 

West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. 

Job Posting: Jul 25, 2017

Posting Classification: Non-Classified

Exemption Status: Exempt

Benefits Eligible: Yes

Schedule: Full-time

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