West Virginia University School of Medicine Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry is recruiting an open rank BC/BE adult psychiatrist to assume a full time faculty position at Chestnut Ridge Center in Morgantown, WV. Responsibilities for this non tenure, clinical emphasis track position include inpatient and outpatient care of adults with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses, teaching and supervision of medical students and psychiatry residents and scholarship with opportunities for research. Applicants with Forensic or Addiction fellowship training are encouraged to apply.
Our Department provides a broad range of services including inpatient, outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, assertive community treatment, telepsychiatry and ECT. We also have a busy consult liaison service. In addition to our faculty of psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, psychologists and social workers we also employ clinical therapists and case managers. We provide training for a variety of disciplines including psychology, neuropsychology, nursing, social work, counseling and medical students. We have 21 general psychiatry residents and have fellowships in child and adolescent psychiatry and forensic psychiatry.
Faculty members within the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry are affiliated with West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc. The Clinical Enterprise at WVU provides Faculty the benefits of practicing at a level 1 trauma center and the premier tertiary, referral center for the state of West Virginia. Rewards from such affiliation, along with cutting-edge technology and a collaborative academic atmosphere, are conducive to professional growth. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences.
Morgantown, WV is consistently rated as one of the best small cities in the US, with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside, many outdoor recreational activities, and close proximity to major cities, such as Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC. It also boasts a thriving economy which prompted Peter Alexander of NBC News to recently state that Morgantown is “an oasis of opportunity” and is full of “can-do Mountaineer spirit.”
Salaries are competitive and benefits are excellent. Position will remain open until filled. Please forward letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. The Health Sciences Center is a tobacco-free campus. West Virginia University is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.