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01/15/2014

Geriatrics Position

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is seeking a physician to join our Geriatrics program. This position can be a full-time or part-time position with tenure or non-tenure track. The position requires completion of a residency and Board Certification or Board Eligibility in Internal Medicine or Family Practice, as well as completion of fellowship training or a certification of added qualification in Geriatrics. Ideally the successful candidate will have clinical and teaching experience. The candidate must also be able to be licensed in the State of West Virginia.

Primary responsibilities include providing pre and post doctoral education and training to WVSOM students, interns, and residents and administering the Geriatric Fellowship. Academic duties include lecturing, assisting in skills labs and coordinating the geriatrics curriculum for years 1-4. It is expected that the successful candidate will spend time providing clinical care including nursing home care. Hospital practice is available if desired. Research is supported and encouraged but not required.

Salary and faculty rank will be commensurate with experience. WVSOM offers an excellent benefits package including medical malpractice insurance, educational loan reimbursement, and relocation expenses.

For the last few years, WVSOM has been consistently recognized as A Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education. The school’s campus is located in Lewisburg, a picturesque community nestled in the Appalachian Mountains. In addition to being named as one of America’s Coolest Small Town in 2011, Lewisburg has an array of eclectic restaurants, outdoor activities, antique shops, art galleries, a Carnegie Hall performing arts center, and a live theater supported by varied local artists and benefactors. The community is also supported with a regional medical center and excellent educational opportunities for students of all ages. To get a glimpse of this charming community, visit http://www.lewisburg-wv.com or http://www.greenbrierwv.com

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Leslie Bicksler, MSW, Associate Vice President of Human Resources at lbicksler@osteo.wvsom.edu or (304) 647-6279 for more information. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Final candidates are subject to employment and credential verification, reference and background checks. All applications are considered confidential. West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff. http://www.wvsom.edu


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