West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Ophthalmology are seeking a Pediatric Ophthalmologist who has a passion for providing excellent patient care, educating future physicians, and moving medicine forward through research and continued program enhancement (ranks available: Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor). The expected candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.
Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the areas of Pediatric 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. Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.
Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain an 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.
At the WVU Eye Institute you will treat a diverse population 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.
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. The WVU Health System is comprised of four affiliated hospitals and nine member hospitals anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation. 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.
West Virginia University & University Health Associates are an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.