Pharmacology Faculty Position West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine
The Department of Biomedical Sciences at the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is seeking to fill a full-time, tenure-track faculty position in pharmacology. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Pharmacology or a related field and post-doctoral research experience. Expertise in the area of neuropharmacology is a plus.
Teaching responsibilities will include both traditional lectures and active learning strategies such as application exercises and team based learning (TBL) with disciplines integrated into a patient presentation-based medical curriculum. A commitment to excellence in teaching is required as the education of osteopathic medical students is the primary responsibility of this position.
Teaching facilities at WVSOM include a cutting-edge lecture hall, simulation center, multipurpose laboratory, and team based learning room. Teaching duties will include delivery of lectures to medical students as well as participation in and design of active learning sessions. The successful candidate will also be expected to conduct independent professional development activities.
Previous experience teaching pharmacology to medical students using active learning strategies is a plus. An equivalent combination of recent and relevant experience, education or training which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities, may be considered. The successful candidate will also be expected to conduct research or scholarly activity. Research facilities and limited start-up funds are available.
This position will be filled at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor commensurate with experience and accomplishments in both teaching and research. Salary includes an excellent benefits package as well as moving expenses.
WVSOM is located in the beautiful Greenbrier Valley, the ultimate getaway destination and place to live! From shopping and dining to outdoor recreational activities to world-class accommodations a visit to this area will leave you dying to stay. Lewisburg is home to the State Theater of West Virginia, our own Carnegie Hall, and the State Fair of West Virginia. There are plentiful outdoor activities including hiking, campgrounds, bicycling, wineries, distilleries, and family friendly activities. World class restaurants and shopping also await!
Interested applicants should apply online by visiting: http://careers.wvsom.edu/postings/2576
The search committee will begin its review of applications upon receipt and the search will remain open until the position is filled. Applications are considered confidential, and references will not be contacted without notification to the applicant.
The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to enhancing diversity among its faculty and staff.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: Pharm2019
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"The mission of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine (WVSOM) is to educate students from diverse backgrounds as lifelong learners in osteopathic medicine and complementary health related programs; to advance scientific knowledge through academic, clinical and basic science research; and to promote patient-centered, evidence based medicine.
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A leader in producing graduates who practice in rural se...ttings, WVSOM blends the ease of living in a breathtaking mountain community with a nationally recognized faculty and innovative programs. U.S.News & World Report has ranked WVSOM among the top medical schools in the nation in primary care and family medicine for the past 14 years, solidifying the school’s reputation as a place where scientific study and compassion are joined in one curriculum.
WVSOM is known nationwide for its efforts in Rural, Family, and Primary Care medicine:
#1 in the nation graduating primary care physicians who practice in rural Appalachia (Academic Medicine April 2012).
#3 in the nation for percentage of medical school graduates entering primary care specialties (U.S.News & World Report)
#9 in the nation for percentage of graduates entering rural medicine (U.S.News & World Report)
#13 in the nation for percentage of graduates entering family medicine (U.S.News & World Report)