Geriatrics Faculty Position
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Geriatrics Faculty Position
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is seeking a Geriatrician to join our faculty. This position can be a full-time or part-time position with tenure or non-tenure track. The position requires completion of a residency and Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Internal Medicine or Family Practice, as well as completion of fellowship training or a certification of added qualification in Geriatrics. Ideally the successful candidate will have clinical and teaching experience. The successful candidate must be able to be licensed to practice medicine in the State of West Virginia.
Academic, Clinic, and Hospital responsibilities may be shared within this position. Academic duties include training medical students, interns and residents with the primary responsibility being instruction of first and second year medical students in the classroom, lab and/or in the clinic. Academic responsibilities may include preparing and delivering lectures, assisting in skills labs, and other small group activities. Academic duties may also include lecturing, assisting in skills labs and coordinating the geriatrics curriculum for years 1-4. Research is supported and participation in scholarly activities is expected. This position does provide an opportunity for a clinical practice, which can include nursing home care and hospital responsibilities, if desired.
Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package including medical malpractice insurance, educational loan reimbursement, and relocation expenses. Our ambulatory clinic is a state-of-the art facility serving communities in the greater Greenbrier Valley
Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Leslie Bicksler, MSW, Associate Vice President of Human Resources at [email protected] or (304) 647-6279 for more information. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Final candidates are subject to employment and credential verification, reference and background checks. All applications are considered confidential.
WVSOM has been consistently recognized as A Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. WVSOM is a free-standing medical school nestled in the Allegheny Mountains. Located in "America's Coolest Small Town" (Budget Magazine 2011), WVSOM is just minutes from the famed Greenbrier® Resort, a Five Diamond hotel and spa and host of the PGA’s annual Greenbrier Classic. WVSOM brings over 40 years of history serving the health and wellness needs of the Greenbrier Valley, the state of West Virginia and beyond. The school’s small-town, rural community cherishes its connection with the college and our students are actively engaged in service outreach and support for over 40 non-profit organizations in this area. Additionally, WVSOM faculty and staff enjoy a vibrant cultural community which features one of only four operating Carnegie Halls in the world, as well as the state professional theatre of West Virginia. Throughout the year, employees can enjoy live plays and musicals, a broad representation of visual artists, an annual chocolate festival, a flourishing literary series, and live music events within a historic preservation area featuring 19th century architecture, unique shops and dining, and limitless outdoor recreation. This one-of-a-kind environment brings together farmers and artists, lumbermen and world-renowned musicians, holistic physicians and thrill-seeking whitewater rafters in a diverse melting pot that is truly unique!
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.