West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics seeks a board certified/board eligible Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrician qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV. Candidates must have completed an accredited pediatrics residency program and a developmental-behavioral fellowship by the time of appointment. Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care as well as teaching medical students and residents.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of Pediatrics. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in the teaching of medical students, residents, and fellows. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, it is expected that candidates sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported research program.
Qualifications: applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must be board certified / eligible in Pediatrics. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
Opportunities exist to develop new research initiatives or collaborate with existing programs that cross a broad spectrum of DBP areas and clinical and translational research. The successful candidate will also join a dedicated team of psychologists, social workers, speech pathologists, parent mentors, occupational therapists, and fellows who provide direct clinical services, training, research, and technical assistance through the West Virginia University Center for Excellence in Disabilities (WVUCED) and the Maternal and Child Health Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities (LEND Fellowship). The WVU CED (www.cedwvu.org) and the LEND Program (www.lend.cedwvu.org) are composed of more than 80 individuals located throughout the state who provide services to individuals with disabilities and their families. Currently, the LEND Program provides training to more than 25 trainees from various disciplines including social work, psychology, law, occupational therapy, and speech pathology. Specific clinics also provide direct services through these programs including: the Next Steps Clinic, the Intensive Autism Service Delivery Clinic, and the Feeding and Swallowing Clinic.
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.
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 Children’s recently announced plans to construct a new 10 story Women’s and Children’s Hospital with an anticipated move-in date of early 2021. 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 690-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, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. 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.
Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/pediatrics and http://www.wvukids.com/wvuh/
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West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.
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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 690-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.