Epilepsy Specialist / Neurologist
The Department of Neurology at West Virginia University School of Medicine is seeking an Epilepsy Specialist to join an expanding faculty. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will be actively involved in the teaching of medical students and neurology residents; completion of an epilepsy fellowship is required. Successful candidates will complement our dynamic program and expand clinical and research activities and join a team including neurologists, neuropathologists, and physical, occupational, and speech therapists for collaboration in the areas of patient care, research, and education. The department offers patients a full spectrum of innovative therapies for diseases of the brain, spinal cord, nerves and muscles, which include stroke, epilepsy, neuromuscular diseases, and movement disorders. In addition to these comprehensive clinical initiatives, we have expanded our treatment programs in pediatric neurology, neuro-oncology, and headache. WVU is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and Level IV Epilepsy Center.
We seek applicants who hold MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (foreign educational equivalent accepted) with fellowship training or experience in neurophysiology at the time of employment, strong clinical skills, interest in clinical research programs and commitment to our educational mission.
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. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences.
Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and 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 learn more, visit the department website http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/neurology/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers.
For additional questions, please contact Kelli Piccirillo, Senior Physician Recruiter, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WVU & UHA are AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.