Morgantown, West Virginia
Jun 07, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



 WVU School of Medicine, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology is actively recruiting a full-time Embryologist/Research Scientist who wants to build a legacy while also helping to educate future physicians and PhD’s. The position is clinically based at our Center for Reproductive Medicine location in Morgantown, WV with research space available nearby. The faculty member will be expected to provide excellent clinical care through technical services performed in the embryology and andrology laboratories and to teach medical students, OBGYN residents and graduate students. Scholarly activities are required. The position is expected to be dedicated 50% clinically and 50% research in the area of interest in the field of reproduction and/or genetics.





Qualified applicants must hold a PhD degree in a related area, to have, or be eligible for a WV Laboratory License, and have exceptional laboratory skills.


Practicing at WVU, you will be making an extraordinary difference in the lives of woman and families not only locally, but across our entire state. There are no hierarchies here. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that encourages you to grow and evolve as you practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic setting. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center at West Virginia University is one of only 20 nationally designated Centers of Excellence in Women's Health, providing comprehensive health care to the women of West Virginia. In 2016, West Virginia University attained R1 status under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education for its high level of research productivity. There is a strong history of collaboration between departments in the graduate program for reproductive physiology here at West Virginia University. 

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. 

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To submit an application, please follow the instructions on WVU Hire at: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=05864 

WVU is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran. WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The WVU Health Sciences Center is a smoke-free campus.