West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics
February 26, 2018
Morgantown, West Virginia
Full Time - Experienced
Academic / Research
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Pediatric Neurology and Epilepsy Specialist to join an expanding division. Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be board certified. Additionally, candidates should be at an Associate Professor rank or higher, have at least 7 years of experience in an academic medical center, and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials. Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care, as well as teaching medical students and pediatric and neurology residents. Opportunities also exist to participate in clinical and translational research. WVU Hospitals maintains a Level IV Comprehensive Epilepsy Program. The Epilepsy Center includes hardwired video-EEG monitoring units for both adults and pediatrics. The facility also features neuroimaging support including spectroscopic MRI and quantitative PET scans.
WVU Medicine Children's Hospital provides our faculty with direct access to highly advanced technological resources and comprehensive pediatric services. West Virginia University is a comprehensive doctoral-granting public institution with a combined agenda of research, teaching, and service. In recognition of this mission, the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching has ranked WVU as a "Research University I" institution. This designation places WVU among only 59 public and 29 private institutions of higher education nationwide. As the tertiary care center for the state of West Virginia, Western Maryland, Southwestern Pennsylvania, and Southeastern Ohio, we also have the only cardiothoracic surgery program in the state, and offer surgical interventions for the full range of congenital heart defects.
WVU Medicine Children's recently announced plans to construct a new 10 story Women's and Children's Hospital with an anticipated move-in date of late 2020. For more details, please see http://wvumedicine.org/news/article/wvu-medicine-children-s-growing-into-new-tower-to-be-added-onto-j-w-ruby-memorial-hospital/ 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 the 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.