Osteopathic Principles and Practices Faculty Position West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is seeking a physician to fill a full-time tenure track position in the Department of Osteopathic Principles and Practices (OPP). The primary job of this faculty position is to provide education in osteopathic principles and practices and assist in providing OPP integration to all phases of the WVSOM predoctoral and postdoctoral curriculum. Duties include participation in the curricular duties of the OPP faculty in training/teaching all four years of osteopathic medical students. Academic responsibilities may include preparing and delivering lectures, instruction in OPP labs, development of test questions, and small-group activities. OMM clinical practice occurs at the Robert C. Byrd Clinic adjacent to the school campus and may include precepting OMM rotation students and ONMM resident clinic. Research or scholarly activity opportunities are available.
Successful candidates must have a D.O. degree from an accredited college/school of osteopathic medicine and be residency-trained and board-certified or board-eligible by the American Osteopathic Board of Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine, (ONMM or CSP-OMM). Teaching and clinical experience preferred. The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure in West Virginia.
WVSOM offers an excellent benefits package including educational loan repayment, fully paid malpractice insurance and relocation expenses. Salary and faculty rank will be based on experience and training. We have ultra-modern lecture and laboratory facilities, and our ambulatory clinic is a state-of-the-art facility serving communities in the greater Greenbrier Valley.
Interested candidates may apply online at www.wvsom.edu/employment and may also contact Leslie Bicksler, MSW, Vice President of Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or (304) 647-6279 for more information. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Final candidates are subject to employment and credential verification, reference and background checks. All applications are considered confidential.
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. WVSOM brings almost 50 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 can 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 limitless outdoor recreation. 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!
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: WVSOM offers an excellent benefits package including educational loan repayment, fully paid malpractice insurance and relocation expenses. Salary and faculty rank will be based on experience and training.
Internal Number: OPP2021-01
About West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine offers an outstanding medical education. WVSOM is an innovative, cutting-edge college located in a beautiful mountain town. A great education and a stunning location - truly the best of both worlds!
WVSOM has been ranked by U.S.News & World Report magazine in its "Top Graduate Schools" issue every year since 1998. Our high-tech campus offers amazing facilities and the latest technologically advanced medical teaching tools. We provide exceptional training and produce outstanding graduates.
Osteopathic Medical Education provides everything you need to become a fully competent physician, plus a little more - an approach to practicing medicine that focuses on the whole person. DOs (Doctors of Osteopathic Medicine) receive training that prepares them to go on to any field of practice they choose, anywhere in the country. Additionally, DOs focus on holistic, preventive medicine.