West Virginia University (WVU) School of Medicine seeks an
experienced, innovative, and collaborative leader to serve as its
next Dean of the WVU School of Medicine, Eastern Division. The
successful applicant will have an established track record as an
excellent physician-educator or physician-scholar with a vision for
the future of medical education, the discovery of knowledge, and
high-quality, compassionate, patient-centered care.
Duties of the regional Dean include providing strategic leadership
and direction in all educational, scholarship, and recruitment
aspects of the Eastern Division while actively working to foster
and ensure an environment of highest quality clinical care for
faculty and learners. The successful candidate will bring a proven
record in educational, scholarship, and clinical program
development and the ability to lead change in a collaborative
manner across a matrixed organization with tremendous potential for
The position requires an individual with strong interpersonal and
leadership skills and the ability to mentor physician leaders,
guide teams, and build both programs and collective potential.
Administrative experience should include strategic planning,
finance/budgeting, and physician recruitment and retention.
Applicants must be board certified, have an MD or DO, and be
eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license.
A minimum of five
years of administrative experience in an academic medical center,
and a commitment to service, teaching, and research are required.
Applicants must be eligible for Associate or Professor rank in the
clinical or tenure track
and must meet all requirements by the
time of appointment.
The WVU School of
Medicine Eastern division
is an integrated part of a single
medical school comprised of three campuses: a regional campus in
Charleston WV and the flagship Morgantown campus, a 700+ bed
academic medical campus with 1000+ faculty, over 77 training
programs and J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital, WVU Children’s Hospital,
WVU Cancer Institute, WVU Heart and Vascular Institute, and the
Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute. Eastern division faculty are
members of the faculty of the school of medicine with full access
to main campus resources including educational, research and
clinical innovation partnerships. They are also members of the WVU
Medicine health system, which provides tertiary and quaternary care
through a multispecialty practice plan and 22 hospitals in four
states. The WVU Health System has been ranked number 180 out of 500
businesses selected for the Forbes list of “America’s Best
The Eastern campus has 120+ faculty from 35 specialties caring for
patients in clinics across three counties, and in our 190-bed
hospital in Berkeley County and 25 bed critical access hospital in
Jefferson county. The campus is the site of 3rd
year medical student rotations and home to a range
of training programs including family medicine residency program,
psychology internship and fellowship, and rotations for residents,
fellows, physician assistants and other learners from Morgantown.
The Eastern campus is in the development stages of an internal
medicine residency program and also serves as the training site for
multiple other learners across the state and region including
osteopathic students, NP, nursing, and pharmacy students.
The Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia is one of the fastest
growing areas of the state and is in close driving distance from
the DC and Baltimore metro areas. It is renowned for its charming
old towns on the Potomac and Shenandoah rivers and easy access to
the Blue Ridge and Appalachian Mountains.
As a land-grant institution, the faculty, staff, and students at
WVU commit to creating a diverse and inclusive culture that
advances education, healthcare, and prosperity for all by providing
access and opportunity; by advancing high-impact research; and by
leading transformation in West Virginia and the world through
local, state, and global engagement.
Join us in changing WV’s future and serving the state of WV and
surrounding regions. Share your sense of purpose with us! To learn
Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Interested candidates with questions
related to the position may contact:
Emma Eggleston MD, MPH Search Committee Chair, at
firstname.lastname@example.org and submit a letter of
application, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least
West Virginia University is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
employer and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender
equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff,
and students, and invites applications from all qualified
applicants regardless of race, ethnicity, color, religion, gender
identity, sexual orientation, age, nationality, genetics,
disability, or Veteran status.
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