West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Departmentof Obstetrics & Gynecology has opportunities as a junior faculty or a chief Gynecologic Oncologist. The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.
The WVU Cancer Institute is one of the country's premier cancer treatment centers. Multidisciplinary medical teams use the latest cancer therapies, sophisticated technologies, and patient driven research to deliver the best possible treatment in state-of-the-art facilities operated by WVU Medicine. We offer treatment to those in West Virginia as well as patients from five border states. We have a very active clinical trial program, pharmaceutical studies, and emerging statewide WV Clinical Trials Network. In addition, WVU Cancer Institute has recently added several regional cancer treatment sites with continued planning efforts to add additional sites in the next 1-2 years.
Practicing at WVU, you will be making an extraordinary difference in the lives of women not only locally, but across our entire state. There are no hierarchies here. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that encourages you to grow and evolve as you practice advanced medicine in a highly satisfying academic setting.
The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center is one of only 20 nationally designated Centers of Excellence in Women’s Health, providing comprehensive health care to the women of West Virginia and beyond. We provide the most advanced level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states.
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.
The successful candidate will practice in the areas of Gynecologic Oncology. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching medical students and residents. The candidate will also have the opportunity (if desired) to conduct research. Promotion to Associate and Full Professor is expected following WVU School of Medicine guidelines.
Candidate must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain a West Virginia medical license. Successful candidate must have completed ACGME accredited obstetric and gynecology residency program, as well as ABOG recognized fellowship program in gynecological oncology. Successful candidates must be board certified / eligible in both general obstetrics and gynecology and gynecologic oncology. For the chief role, a minimum of 5 years' post fellowship experience in gynecologic oncology is required.
For appointment at the Associate Professor or Professor ranks, a demonstrated track-record of leadership, excellent communication skills, and publications in high-impact journals are required. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 17-0267
About WVU Medicine
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. The WVU Health System is comprised of thirteen member hospitals and five hospitals under management agreements, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 18,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown 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.