Job Description Summary
The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the West Virginia
School of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking a 12-month, full-time,
tenure-track faculty position in Medical Microbiology/Immunology.
The successful applicant must have a PhD, MD, or DO terminal
degree. A commitment to excellence in teaching is required as this
is the primary responsibility for the position. Candidates with
experience in teaching multiple areas of the
microbiology/immunology curriculum (immunology, bacteriology,
virology, mycology, and parasitology) are encouraged to apply.
Completion of a postdoctoral fellowship and/or relevant teaching
experience with proven success is desirable. Additionally, the
successful candidate is expected to actively engage in research or
other scholarly activity and provide service to the
Duties and Responsibilities
WVSOM utilizes a Patient Presentation Based Curriculum in which
all disciplines are integrated. A variety of formats and modalities
are utilized including lecture, small group, and Team Based
Learning. The microbiology/immunology curriculum is team-taught and
the successful applicant will be expected to work collaboratively.
This position will be filled at the rank of Assistant, Associate or
Full Professor. Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate
with experience. This position also includes start-up funds
for research, an excellent state benefits package, and paid moving
expenses. Teaching facilities at WVSOM include a cutting-edge
lecture facility, multipurpose laboratory, and state-of-the-art
Recognized as a “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of
Higher Education, WVSOM is a freestanding medical school nestled in
the Allegheny Mountains. Located in “America’s Coolest Small Town,”
WVSOM is just minutes from the famed Greenbrier Resort, an AAA Five
Diamond hotel and spa and host of an annual PGA golf tournament.
WVSOM brings more than 40 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 engaged in
service outreach and support for more than 40 nonprofit
organizations in the area. 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.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Review of applications is ongoing, and this search will remain
open until the position is filled. Applications are considered
confidential, and references will not be contacted without
notification to the applicant.
Application: Interested applicants should
apply online by visiting: http://www.wvsom.edu/employment
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal
opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among
its faculty and staff.