Merritt Hawkins is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as the Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, overseeing the institution’s educational programs in accordance with its mission. In this role, the incoming physician will be responsible for developing, organizing, directing, and coordinating the entire academic program and providing leadership and guidance on academic matters.
Additional Opportunities, Responsibilities, and Highlights
Work within a collaborative family atmosphere
Serve as an influential leader of a standalone medical school
Fill an incredibly important position by incorporating best practices and a vision for the school
Develop strong relationships with clinicians and clinical sites throughout the state
Highly competitive compensation package and benefits
Educational loan repayment—up to $150,000
Top producer of primary care physicians
Ranked among the top medical schools in the nation in primary care and family medicine (U.S. News & World Report)
Ranked #1 in the nation among all medical schools graduating physicians who practice in rural areas (Academic Medicine)
Earned degree as a Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
AOA or ABMS board certification
Current ranking of dean, associate, assistant, or chair in a DO school
Demonstrated academic leadership abilities in medical education and academic development and administration, ideally in a college of osteopathic medicine
Commitment to and respect for the mission of improving health care in rural communities
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships with the entire medical community for the benefit of the college
Demonstrated commitment to excellence in osteopathic medical education and health care delivery
Demonstrated commitment to innovation in academic affairs
Proven ability to communicate effectively with diverse constituencies and the ability to develop relationships to facilitate positive educational, research, and funding opportunities
Demonstrated evidence of productive community relations and development of service learning programs
Published scholarship on medical education, medical research, academic leadership, or other related topics is desired
Significant experience in clinical practice is desired
Community Information Ranked one of the most beautiful towns in West Virginia, Lewisburg exudes small-town charm and offers an ideal place to call home. With breathtaking scenery all around and neighbors who become more like family, this picturesque community is sure to capture your heart.
A low cost of living and wonderful housing options in family-friendly neighborhoods or on acreage with gorgeous views
An array of mouthwatering cuisine choices—from Southern comfort food to farm-to-table meals to fine dining
Quaint local boutiques, antique stores, and a vibrant arts and culture scene
Unique downtown area with plenty of engaging events and activities throughout the year
Home to the Lost World Caverns and one of only four Carnegie Halls in the world
An abundance of outdoor recreation in the scenic surroundings
Proximity to The Greenbrier, a gorgeous world-famous resort that frequently hosts celebrities, entrepreneurial leaders, and presidents
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.
For immediate consideration, please inquire with an updated copy of your CV so we can discuss the position by phone. Also, inform me of your best available times to speak. I look forward to your reply and thank you for your review. Please do not delay as we anticipate a significant response.
Please contact David King at firstname.lastname@example.org or at 866-406-0269 and reference DEAN-127782
Internal Number: DEAN-127782
About Merritt Hawkins
Merritt Hawkins, an AMN Healthcare company, is a permanent physician placement service that fills more physician jobs than any other firm. In addition to being the nation’s leader in physician employment search and consulting services, Merritt Hawkins also recruits and places select allied health professionals. AMN Healthcare is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. We encourage minority and female applicants to apply.