Overview

The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with emphasis in medical physiology. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D., M.D., or D.O. WVSOM is seeking candidates with experience and emphasis in Physiology and should be able to teach multiple physiological systems with special interest in respiratory physiology. A commitment to excellence in teaching is required as this is the primary responsibility of this position. Completion of a postdoctoral fellowship is expected; however, an equivalent combination of relevant and recent experience, education and/or training that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct research or other scholarly activity. Research facilities and limited start-up funds are available.

WVSOM utilizes a Patient Presentation Based Curriculum in which disciplines are integrated. A variety of formats and modalities are utilized including lecture, lab, small group, and Team Based Learning. This position will be filled at the rank of assistant, associate, or full professor commensurate with experience and accomplishments in both teaching and research. Salary will also be commensurate with experience and includes an excellent benefits package moving expenses.

Teaching facilities at WVSOM include a cutting-edge lecture facility, multipurpose laboratory, simulation laboratory facility, and digital microscopy. Teaching duties will include delivery of lectures to medical students as well as participation in and design of active learning sessions. WVSOM has a rich diversity of faculty research interests and excellent facilities that accommodate laboratory animal research.

WVSOM has been consistently recognized as A Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. WVSOM is a free-standing medical school nestled in the Allegheny Mountains. We are located in “America’s Coolest Small Town” (Budget Magazine 2011) just minutes from the famed Greenbrier Resort, a Five Diamond hotel and spa and host of the PGA’s annual Greenbrier Classic. WVSOM brings over 40 years of history serving the health and wellness needs of the Greenbrier Valley, the state of West Virginia and beyond. The school’s small-town, rural community cherishes its connection with the college and our students are actively engaged in service outreach and support for over 40 non-profit organizations in this area. Additionally, WVSOM faculty and staff enjoy a vibrant cultural community which features one of only four operating Carnegie Halls in the world, as well as the state professional theatre of West Virginia. Throughout the year, employees enjoy live plays and musicals, a broad representation of visual artists, an annual chocolate festival, a flourishing literary series, and live music events within a historic preservation area featuring 19th century architecture, unique shops and dining, and outdoor recreation. This one-of-a-kind environment brings together farmers and artists, lumbermen, world-renowned musicians, physicians and thrill-seeking whitewater rafters in a diverse melting pot that is truly unique!