Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Morgantown, West Virginia
Jun 07, 2017
Faculty Jobs
Health & Medical, Medicine
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

West Virginia University, Department of Pediatrics, Section of Infectious Diseases at West Virginia University School of Medicine is seeking applicants for a third faculty member position at the Assistant/Associate/Professor level in the clinical track at the Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center in Morgantown, WV.   In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will be actively involved in teaching medical students and resident trainees.  Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.

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 have completed an accredited pediatrics or medicine-pediatrics residency program and infectious diseases fellowship and hold board certification or be eligible in pediatrics. Subsequent Pediatric subspecialty certification in Infectious Diseases will be an expectation.

Clinical responsibilities include a very active inpatient and ambulatory care program, and current Division faculty play a very active role on the Cystic Fibrosis service, which is an accredited CF Foundation Center (top-10 pediatric center) and a Therapeutic Development Center for clinical research and clinical trials. The Section’s educational programs include a very active Global Health Program and Tropical Medicine Course. 

WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital is a tertiary care center for the state of West Virginia, Western Maryland, Southwestern Pennsylvania, as well as Southeastern Ohio. We have the only cardiothoracic surgery program in the state, and we offer surgical interventions for the full range of congenital heart defects.

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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