West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics seeks a Geneticist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank.
The primary practice location is Morgantown, WV, and the successful candidate will also provide periodic services to other clinical outreach sites throughout the state. These include Summersville, Wheeling, Charleston, Huntington, Parkersburg, and Martinsburg. Additional sites to be determined based on expansion and growth of our clinical services.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of genetics. In addition to providing excellent patient care, he or she will also be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. The successful candidate will care for pediatric and adult aged patients with clinical duties that entail a mix of inpatient consults, telemedicine, and local and outreach clinics.
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital that is under expansion, and all anchored by a 690-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.
West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
Qualifications: applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited genetics residency, and be board certified / eligible in medical genetics. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
Internal Number: 19-0048
About WVU Medicine
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, WV's largest private employer and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital that is under expansion, and all anchored by our 690-bed academic medical center in Morgantown, WV.