Osteopathic Principles and Practices Position

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

WVSOM is seeking a full-time tenure track position in Osteopathic Principles & Practices (OPP) Medicine. The primary job of this faculty position is to provide education in osteopathic principles and practices and assist in providing OPP integration to all phases of the WVSOM pre and post doctoral curriculum. Research opportunities are available if desired. This position provides an opportunity for a clinical practice. Successful candidates must have a D.O. degree from an accredited college/school of osteopathic medicine and be residency trained and board-certified or board-eligible by AOBNMM (CSPOMM and/or NMM). The successful candidate must be eligible for licensure in the State of West Virginia.

OPP Department duties include training first and second year medical students in the classroom. Academic responsibilities may include preparing and delivering lectures, instruction in OPP labs, development of test questions and small group activities. Research is supported and encouraged, but not required.

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

For the last three years, WVSOM has been 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 or

Interested candidates are encouraged to contact Leslie Bicksler, MSW, Associate Vice President of Human Resources at 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.