Comprehensive Ophthalmologist

Morgantown, West Virginia
May 19, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The West Virginia University Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, announces an outstanding faculty opportunity for a comprehensive ophthalmologist. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will be actively involved in teaching medical students and ophthalmology residents.  There are opportunities for clinical and basic research.

The WVU Eye Institute, which houses the Department of Ophthalmology, is the only tertiary eye center in West Virginia and draws patients from around the state and the surrounding areas. Our clinical faculty provides care to over 35,000 patients per year in addition to staffing clinic and performing surgery at the Louis A. Johnson VA Medical Center in nearby Clarksburg, WV.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license.  Candidates must be ABO certified/eligible. 

At the WVU Eye Institute you will treat a diverse population and have exposure to clinically challenging cases. Our state-of-the art facility houses all subspecialties of ophthalmology as well as an active research program. This University-based practice is rapidly expanding with a vast patient population offering the opportunity to be busy quickly. Faculty appointment commensurate with qualifications and a very competitive compensation and benefit package is available.

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, all anchored by a 645-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 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.

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WVU & UHA are AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.

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