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Epilepsy Specialist with WVU Medicine Department of Neurology

Job description The Department of Neurology at West Virginia University School of Medicine is seeking an Epilepsy Specialist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The position involves clinical care, research, and teaching medical students and neurology residents. You’ll join a renowned team of physicians and researchers making an extraordinary difference in the lives of our patients. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that allows practicing advanced medicine in a highly satisfying environment. We do so by recruiting some of the finest physicians from across the country – men and women who are often recognized leaders in their specialty or subspecialty; investing heavily in new technology; practicing – and frequently developing – the latest techniques and placing the highest emphasis on achieving great quality outcomes. Candidates will join an active team including neurologists, neuropathologists, and physical, occupational, and speech therapists for collaboration in the areas of patient care, research and education.

The West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, led by Dr. Ali Rezai, is expanding to include the clinical, research, and academic missions of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, among others. The Institute will spearhead efforts to develop innovative solutions for West Virginians and those across the world with neurological and psychiatric conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s; autism to stroke; and paralysis to chronic pain, addictions, and traumatic brain injury. The Department of Neurology offers patients a full spectrum of innovative therapies for neurologic disease, including stroke, epilepsy, neuromuscular diseases, headache, immunology, and movement disorders. WVU is a Joint Commission approved Comprehensive Stroke Center and Level IV Epilepsy Center.

We seek applicants who hold MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (foreign educational equivalent accepted) with epilepsy fellowship training or experience at the time of employment, strong clinical skills, interest in clinical research programs and commitment to our educational mission. For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor rank, it is expected that candidates sustain an outstanding, extramurally supported research program and demonstrate a 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

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
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Candidate Requirements West Virginia Candidates must be board certified/eligible. Phone interview
Clinicial Workload - Combined This job consists of both inpatient and outpatient work.