Division Chief, Pediatric Neurology

Posted: 12/29/2015

West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics is seeking a Division Chief for Pediatric Neurology to lead an expanding division.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be board certified. Additionally, candidates should be at an Associate Professor rank or higher, have at least 7 years of experience in an academic medical center, and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license.  Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials. Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care, as well as teaching medical students and pediatric and neurology residents. Opportunities also exist to participate in clinical and translational research.

WVU Hospitals maintains a Level IV Comprehensive Epilepsy Program. The Epilepsy Center includes hardwired video-EEG monitoring units for both adults and pediatrics. The facility also features neuroimaging support including spectroscopic MRI and quantitative PET scans. WVU Medicine Children’s consists of general pediatric beds, a newly expanded Level III NICU, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, a step down unit, and a Maternal and Infant Care Center. Research potential exists with various entities including the WVU Klingberg Child Development Center, WVU Advanced Imaging Center, and the Blanchette Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute.

U.S. News & World Report has ranked West Virginia University Hospitals #1 in the state for the last several years. WVUH provides the most advanced level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states. Major expansion is underway to Ruby Memorial Hospital, adding a 10-story tower and an additional 114 licensed beds. WVU Medicine has also opened a three story, 110,000 square foot ambulatory care facility to help address the growing demand for services and has broken ground on an ambulatory surgery center adjacent to the new clinic. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences.

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.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one. To learn more, visit http://medicine.hsc.wvu.edu/pediatrics and http://www.wvukids.com/wvuh/. To apply, submit your CV directly to Jessica Hall, Sr. Human Resources Generalist – Physician Recruitment at jessica.hall1@wvumedicine.org

WVU is an AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran - and is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.