Faculty Position for Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
Location: Lewisburg, West Virginia
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Higher Education Institution
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Tenure-Track Faculty Position Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
Summary: A faculty position within the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences requires a commitment to excellence in teaching as teaching is the primary function of the position. Additionally, the faculty member is expected to engage in service and other scholarly activity as part of their responsibilities at WVSOM. Faculty within this position report to the Associate Dean for the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences
General Duties and Responsibilities: A faculty member’s particular job duties are assigned on a regular basis by the Associate Dean for the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences.
Represent WVSOM in a positive and professional manner.
Be familiar with and adhere to the administrative and academic practices, policies and procedures of WVSOM as set forth in the Faculty Handbook, Employee Handbook and WVSOM institutional policies.
Submit an annual Faculty Activity Report.
Perform all duties as outlined in the faculty job description.
Participate in appropriate committees and panels as requested.
Maintain literacy in the faculty’s field of expertise.
Support student clubs by being a faculty advisor as requested.
Participate in faculty development and faculty meetings. May be asked to attend graduation, White Coat ceremony, faculty in-service meetings, and other events as recommended by the Associate Dean for the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and/or the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean.
Other duties as assigned and agreed upon with the Associate Dean for the Graduate Program in Biomedical Sciences and/or the Vice President for Academic Affairs/Dean.
Education and Experience
PhD or related terminal degree is required.
Completion of a postdoctoral fellowship is desirable.
Experience teaching systemic physiology, genetics, cell biology, microbiology, and/or immunology to graduate or medical students is preferred, though individuals with expertise in any of biomedical or health sciences will be considered.
Position: This is a full-time, tenure-track faculty position with full state benefits. Faculty rank and salary is based on the individual’s qualifications. The position is exempt from FLSA provisions regarding overtime. Not all activities of this position occur within the confines of an 8:00-4:30 schedule and may require regular evening and weekend scheduling. Travel including overnight travel is required.
West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.
About West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is a free-standing medical school nestled in the Allegheny Mountains. WVSOM is located in "America's Coolest Small Town" (Budget Magazine 2011) 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!