In addition to excellent patient care, the faculty member will have opportunities to teach pediatrics residents and medical students.
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.
This position will join and lead our growing child maltreatment group, currently consisting of one pediatrician, one nurse practitioner, one social worker, and a cadre of SANE nurses. This individual would help to grow the outpatient child maltreatment program and participate in inpatient clinical consultations, resident and medical student education, and outreach to Child Advocacy Centers, rural hospitals, and clinics. Leadership of the WVU Medicine Children’s Child Abuse Committee and provision of legal testimony are also anticipated. Other clinical opportunities would also be incorporated into the faculty position based on interests of the candidate. WVU’s leading Forensic and Investigative Science Department offers substantial opportunity for academic collaborative initiatives.
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 late 2020.
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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 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, 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.