Hepatologist

Posted: 12/21/2015

The Department of Medicine at West Virginia University is seeking a BE/BC academic hepatologist who has a passion for providing excellent patient care, educating future physicians through our accredited digestive diseases fellowship program, and moving medicine forward through research and continued program enhancement. Our GI service line of professionals treat a diverse population and have exposure to clinically challenging cases in our state of the art endoscopy center with a suite for ERCPs and adjacent clinics. Candidates with research credentials will be eligible for appointment and resources in the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited internal medicine residency program and gastroenterology and hepatology fellowship. In addition, candidate must have either completed an additional year of hepatology or have a special interest in hepatology with the willingness to attend liver meetings. Faculty rank and salary will be commensurate with credentials. Responsibilities will include providing excellent patient care as well as teaching medical students, internal medicine residents and GI fellows.  Opportunities exist to participate in clinical and translational research.  

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.

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 the Digestive Diseases page and submit your CV directly to Pam Furbee, Physician Recruiter, at furbeep@wvumedicine.org.

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