Osteopathic Principles and Practices Faculty Position

Osteopathic Principles and Practices Faculty Position
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine

SUMMARY: The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is seeking is seeking to fill a full-time tenure track position in osteopathic principles and 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 predoctoral and postdoctoral curriculum. Research or scholarly activity opportunities are available. 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 also be eligible for licensure in West Virginia.

RESPONSIBILITIES: OPP Department duties include ONMM resident supervision in hospital and out-patient clinic with a willingness to advance in ONMM residency administration, and participation in the curricular duties of the OPP faculty in training/teaching all years of osteopathic medical students.  Academic responsibilities may include preparing and delivering lectures, instruction in OPP labs, development of test questions, and small-group activities.

BENEFITS: WVSOM offers an excellent benefits package including educational loan repayment, fully paid malpractice insurance and relocation expenses. Salary and faculty rank will be based on experience and training. We have ultra-modern lecture and laboratory facilities, and our ambulatory clinic is a state-of-the-art facility serving communities in the greater Greenbrier Valley.

Interested candidates may apply online at www.wvsom.edu/employment and may also contact Leslie Bicksler, MSW, 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.

Recognized as A Great College to Work For by the Chronicle of Higher Education, WVSOM is a free-standing medical school nestled in the Allegheny Mountains. Located in "America's Coolest Small Town" (Budget Magazine 2011), WVSOM is just minutes from the famed Greenbrier® Resort, a Five Diamond hotel and spa and host of the PGA's annual Greenbrier Classic. WVSOM brings over 40 years of history serving the health and wellness needs of the Greenbrier Valley, the state of West Virginia and beyond. The school's small-town, rural community cherishes its connection with the college and our students are actively engaged in service outreach and support for over 40 non-profit organizations in this area. Additionally, WVSOM faculty and staff enjoy a vibrant cultural community which features one of only four operating Carnegie Halls in the world, as well as the state professional theatre of West Virginia. Throughout the year, employees can enjoy live plays and musicals, a broad representation of visual artists, an annual chocolate festival, a flourishing literary series, and live music events within a historic preservation area featuring 19th century architecture, unique shops and dining, and limitless outdoor recreation. This one-of-a-kind environment brings together farmers and artists, lumbermen and world-renowned musicians, holistic physicians and thrill-seeking whitewater rafters in a diverse melting pot that is truly unique!

West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.


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