West Virginia University
About West Virginia University
West Virginia University, founded in 1867, has a long and rich history as a public, land-grant institution. WVU encourages scholarship and offers high-quality academic programs while serving the people of West Virginia and the nation. WVU statewide includes campuses in Beckley, Charleston, Keyser, Martinsburg, Montgomery as well as Morgantown – which has been ranked as a #1 Small City in America. WVU is an R1 Doctoral Research University (Highest Research Activity), one of only 115 nationwide. WVU offers 212 degrees throughout the 14 colleges and schools. Areas of specialty include STEM education, healthcare in Appalachia, shale gas utilization, radio astronomy and forensics. WVU researchers have helped confirm the existence of gravitational waves and uncovered diesel vehicle emissions discrepancies. On all campuses, there are over 31,000 graduate and undergraduate students along with 190,000 alumni worldwide. WVU is reinventing West Virginia’s future by strengthening education, healthcare and broad-based prosperity.
Pioneering. Like the resourceful people who first settled West Virginia's hills, we find creative solutions and blaze trails to new discoveries.
Passionate. It's often said that our fans bleed gold and blue, but that die-hard passion isn't confined to sports. Whether it's academics, athletics, or community service, we are known for our unwavering enthusiasm and school spirit.
Innovative. From protecting the soil beneath our feet to the search for millisecond pulsars in deep space, our faculty, students, and alumni pursue innovation everywhere.
Tireless. Mountaineers never back down from a challenge, no matter how insurmountable it may seem. We don't mind being the underdog. In fact, we rather like it.
Caring. Serving the state of West Virginia - and the world - is at the core of our mission. The benefits of WVU Extension, healthcare, and service programs are seen in every county in the state.
As a land-grant institution in the 21st century, West Virginia University will deliver high-quality education, excel in discovery and innovation, model a culture of diversity and inclusion, promote health and vitality, and build pathways for the exchange of knowledge and opportunity between the state, the nation, and the world.
By 2020, West Virginia University will attain national research prominence, thereby enhancing educational achievement, global engagement, diversity, and the vitality and well-being of the people of West Virginia.
1. Engage undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in a challenging academic environment.
2. Excel in research, creative activity, and innovation in all disciplines.
3. Foster diversity and an inclusive culture.
4. Advanced international activity and global engagement.
5. Enhance the well-being and the quality of life of the people of West Virginia.
Morgantown, WV., population 31,073, rated “No. 1 Small City in America” by BizJournals.com for its exceptional quality of life and also rated one of the "Best Cities for Jobs" by MSN Careers. Within easy traveling distance of Washington, D.C., to the east, Pittsburgh, Pa., to the north, and Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, to the northwest. Other recent rankings: “Safe Communities' accreditation” by National Safety Council; #18 “Best College Towns in America” by American Institute for Economic Research; one of “50 Best Small College Towns in America” by College Values Online; #24 “50 Best College Towns to Live in Forever” by CollegeRanker.
WVU has a growing reputation on the national scene and is one of only 115 institutions to receive the R1 designation from among the nation’s over 4,500 higher education institutions. Recent research highlights include proving Einstein correct by helping with the detection of gravitational waves; discovering elevated levels of diesel emissions from Volkswagen vehicles; and receiving NSF funding to create a Physics Frontiers Center using the nearby Green Bank Telescope.
WVU ranks nationally for prestigious scholarships – 24 Rhodes Scholars, 22 Truman Scholars, 42 Goldwater Scholars, two British Marshall Scholars, 5 Morris K. Udall Scholars, 5 USA Today All-USA College Academic First Team Members (and 11 academic team honorees), 15 Boren Scholars, 36 Gilman Scholars, 46 Fulbright Scholars, 25 Critical Language Scholars, 4 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships and one Jack Kent Cooke Foundation Graduate Scholar.
WVU encompasses 14 colleges and schools offering 212 bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral, and professional degree programs in the arts and sciences; business and economics; creative arts; engineering and mineral resources; human resources and education; journalism; law; agriculture, natural resources and design; dentistry; medicine; nursing; pharmacy; physical activity and sport sciences; public health.
West Virginia University understands that meeting the needs of today’s professional couples is a critical factor in recruiting and retaining faculty and staff. Many prospective and newly hired faculty and staff candidates at WVU have spouses/partners who are also pursuing employment in the surrounding community. The Dual Career Program strives to provide a high level of support to couples and their families as they consider faculty and staff appointment opportunities at WVU.
- Attract and retain first-rate dual career couples to West Virginia University and Morgantown, WV
- Enrich WVU’s commitment to diversity, inclusion and talent retention
- Provide customized assistance and support to faculty and staff spouses/partners (and the spouses/partners of key retention positions) in their job search efforts
- Deliver tailored information and resources towards relocating into the Morgantown community
- Engage employers of Monongalia County and the surrounding area to build networking and employment opportunities for our Dual Career clients
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23 jobs with West Virginia University
Description The College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Dean for Underg...
Description The College of Business, Humanities and Social Sciences at West Virginia University Institute of Technology, a divisional four-year...
Description The Landscape Architecture Program in the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design at West Virginia University, ...
Description The Lane Department of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the...
Description The Biomedical Engineering Program in the Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering at West Virginia University (WVU) is solici...
The Department of Mining Engineering at West Virginia University invites applications for a non-tenure track, Research Assistant Professor in the f...
Description The Export Control Office within the Research Office at West Virginia University is seeking applications for an Export Control Offic...
Description The Department of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering in the Benjamin M. Statler College of Engineering and Mineral Resources at West...
Description Extension Service at West Virginia University is seeking applications for a Director of Development. This position is responsible f...
Description Online Learning and Professional Education at West Virginia University is seeking applications for Director of Strategic Communication...
Description The Department of Pathology in the School of Medicine at West Virginia University is seeking applications for Pathologists' Assistant o...
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Surgery is recruiting a full-time, board certified/board eligible Surgical Oncologist.
West Virginia University School of Dentistry is seeking applications for a full-time, 12-month clinical or tenure-track faculty position as the Cha...
West Virginia University College of Law invites applicants for the position of Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Financial Support. The suc...
Description The College of Business and Economics at West Virginia University is seeking applications for the position of Assistant Dean for Fin...
Summary: The West Virginia University School of Nursing in Morgantown, WV is seeking an accomplished Associate Dean for Academics to lead and adm...
Summary: Dean for School of Pharmacy The School of Pharmacy in Morgantown. WV is seeking a highly accomplished academic leader to serve as Profess...
The Department of Communication Studies at West Virginia University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Profe...
Summary: The successful candidate will initiate and maintain an independent, externally-funded research program that focuses on developing and impl...
Summary: Postdoctoral Fellowships are currently available in the Stem Cell and Tissue Engineering Lab at the Department of Orthopaedics at West Vir...