Clinical Social Work Faculty

West Virginia University
West Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 5, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology, Administrative, Student Affairs, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time

West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute and the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry in the WVU School of Medicine in Morgantown, WV seek a Clinical Social Work Faculty provider (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of social work and counseling. In addition to providing patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching trainees from a variety of disciplines and be engaged in scholarly activities.

The responsibilities for this position include service, teaching and research/scholarly activity as detailed below.

(1) Service: Provision of psychotherapeutic services for the Department’s mental health outpatient programs with training and experience in the treatment of adults, trauma, anxiety/affective disorders and/or marriage and/or family therapy. Expertise in the treatment of substance use disorders and process addictions are clinical needs.

(2) Teaching: Competence in teaching and clinical supervision of psychotherapy to staff therapists and Departmental trainees including: residents in the general psychiatry program, psychology interns, social work graduate students and counseling graduate students.

(3) Research/Scholarly Activity: Ability to conduct independent research and/or develop a scholarly interest from concept to completed product (ie publication, national/regional presentation or similar activity) and an ability to mentor trainees to develop research from concept to completion.

The successful candidate must fully meet the first and second criteria to be considered and must be receptive to and interested in professional growth and development in the third area.

Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a Masters or Doctorate degree in social work or counseling from an approved program. Eligible candidates must have a West Virginia license as a LICSW or LPC or be eligible to apply for one. Applicants are required to have a strong clinical background with 3-5 years of clinical experience practicing with an independent license. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

The WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute guides a team of 170 dedicated faculty in providing compassionate patient care and advanced medicine through education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. The Institute spearheads efforts to develop innovative solutions for neurological and psychiatric conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s; autism to stroke; and paralysis to chronic pain, addictions, and traumatic brain injury. Neuroscience, including behavioral health and addiction, is one of WVU Medicine’s Signature Programs – areas of opportunity that allow WVU Medicine to target major health disparities more aggressively in the state and continue to deliver real medical solutions that will have the most resounding impact on the citizens of West Virginia.

The West Virginia University Health System is West Virginia’s largest health system and the state’s largest employer. With 2,000 licensed beds and 2,000 active medical staff, the Health System includes 16 hospitals, including a 675-bed academic medical center in Morgantown, West Virginia; seven community hospitals; and eight critical access hospitals. The Health System also manages five hospitals and is building a new 150-bed Children’s Hospital on its main medical campus. To learn more, visit .

Morgantown, WV 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. Morgantown is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit and apply online at . For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter, at .

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.

Notes To Applicants
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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