Job Description Summary
The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a 12-month, full-time, tenure-track faculty position in Medical Microbiology/Immunology. The successful applicant must have a PhD, MD, or DO terminal degree. A commitment to excellence in teaching is required as this is the primary responsibility for the position. Candidates with experience in teaching multiple areas of the microbiology/immunology curriculum (immunology, bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology) are encouraged to apply. Completion of a postdoctoral fellowship and/or relevant teaching experience with proven success is desirable. Additionally, the successful candidate is expected to actively engage in research or other scholarly activity and provide service to the Institution.
Duties and Responsibilities
WVSOM utilizes a Patient Presentation Based Curriculum in which all disciplines are integrated. A variety of formats and modalities are utilized including lecture, small group, and Team Based Learning. The microbiology/immunology curriculum is team-taught and the successful applicant will be expected to work collaboratively. This position will be filled at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. This position also includes start-up funds for research, an excellent state benefits package, and paid moving expenses. Teaching facilities at WVSOM include a cutting-edge lecture facility, multipurpose laboratory, and state-of-the-art simulation laboratory.
Recognized as a "Great College to Work For" by The Chronicle of Higher Education, WVSOM is a freestanding medical school nestled in the Allegheny Mountains. Located in "America's Coolest Small Town," WVSOM is just minutes from the famed Greenbrier Resort, an AAA Five Diamond hotel and spa and host of an annual PGA golf tournament. WVSOM brings more than 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 engaged in service outreach and support for more than 40 nonprofit organizations in the area. This one-of-a-kind environment brings together farmers and artists, lumbermen and world-renowned musicians, holistic physicians and thrill-seeking whitewater rafters in a diverse melting pot that is truly unique.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications is ongoing, and this search will remain open until the position is filled. Applications are considered confidential, and references will not be contacted without notification to the applicant.
Application: Interested applicants should apply online by visiting: http://www.wvsom.edu/employment
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.
The Chronicle of Higher Education. Keywords: Microbiology - Faculty Position, Location: Lewisburg, WV - 24901