Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of Neuro Ophthalmology. 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 Ophthalmology. 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.
Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care as well as teaching medical students and ophthalmology residents and fellows. Experience with ROP, adult strabismus and a pediatric cataract is important. Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.
At the WVU Eye Institute you will treat a diverse population of pediatric and adult strabismus patients and have exposure to clinically challenging cases. Our state-of-the art facility houses all subspecialties of ophthalmology as well as an active research program. This University-based practice is rapidly expanding with a vast patient population offering the opportunity to be busy quickly. Faculty appointment commensurate with qualifications and a very competitive compensation and benefit package is available.
WVU Medicine provides the most advanced level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states. Major expansion is underway to Ruby Memorial Hospital, recently adding a 10-story tower and an additional 114 licensed beds. A new 150-bed full service women’s and children’s hospital will open on the medical campus in 2020 to help address the growing demand for pediatric services.
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://wvumedicine.org/ruby-memorial-hospital/services/wvu-eye-institute/ and apply online at www.wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers
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