Job Description Summary
The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is actively searching for a highly qualified individual to fill a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Pharmacology. The successful applicant must have a PhD, MD, DO or related terminal degree. A commitment to excellence in teaching is required as this is the primary responsibility for the position. Candidates with willingness to teach neuropharmacology, endocrine pharmacology, or reproductive pharmacology are encouraged to apply. Completion of a postdoctoral fellowship and/or relevant teaching experience with proven success is desirable. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to actively engage in research or other scholarly activity and provide service to the Institution.
WVSOM is unable to provide sponsorship for foreign work visas; therefore, candidates must be USA citizens or have permanent resident status (Green Card) to be eligible.
Duties and Responsibilities
WVSOM utilizes a Patient Presentation Based Curriculum in which all disciplines are integrated. A variety of formats and modalities are utilized including lecture, small group, and Team Based Learning. The pharmacology curriculum is routinely team-taught and the successful applicant will be expected to work collaboratively. This position will be filled at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor commensurate with experience. Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package and moving expenses. Teaching facilities at WVSOM include a cutting-edge lecture facility, multipurpose laboratory, and state-of-the-art simulation laboratory.
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. We are located in "America's Coolest Small Town" (Budget Magazine 2011) 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 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!
Application: Interested applicants should apply online by visiting: http://careers.wvsom.edu/postings/2576
Review of applications starts immediately. This search will remain open until the position is filled. Applications are considered confidential, and references will not be contacted without notification to the applicant.
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.