Academic Neuro-Oncologist / Thriving college town / Four seasons & abundance of outdoor activities
WVU Medicine's Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
July 20, 2018
Morgantown, West Virginia
Full Time - Experienced
On behalf of the Chair of Neurology, Dr. David Watson, and VP of the Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, Dr. Ali Rezai, we currently are recruiting for a Neuro-Oncologist at WVU Medicine. The link below is our recruitment video highlighting the Morgantown area and West Virginia. If interested, I'd be glad to set up a call with Dr. Watson or send additional information. http://wvumedicine.org/morgantowncareers/
The position involves clinical care, research, and teaching medical students and neurology residents. You’ll join a renowned team of physicians and researchers making an extraordinary difference in the lives of our patients. Ours is a collaborative atmosphere that allows practicing advanced medicine in a highly satisfying environment. We do so by recruiting some of the finest physicians from across the country – men and women who are often recognized leaders in their specialty or subspecialty; investing heavily in new technology; practicing – and frequently developing – the latest techniques and placing the highest emphasis on achieving great quality outcomes.
Signing Bonus, paid relocation, and 100% employer-contributed 401
Research and academic opportunity / excellent work-life balance with little call
Paid tuition to college for dependents / onsite childcare up to Pre-K
The West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute is expanding to include the clinical, research, and academic missions of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, among others. The Institute will spearhead efforts to develop innovative solutions for West Virginians and those across the world with neurological and psychiatric conditions ranging from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s; autism to stroke; and paralysis to chronic pain, addictions, and traumatic brain injury. The Department of Neurology offers patients a full spectrum of innovative therapies for neurologic disease, including stroke, epilepsy, neuromuscular diseases, headache, immunology, and movement disorders. WVU is certified as a Primary Stroke Center and Level IV Epilepsy Center.
The WVU Cancer Institute is one of the country's premier cancer treatment centers. Multidisciplinary medical teams use the latest cancer therapies, sophisticated technologies, and patient driven research to deliver the best possible treatment in state-of-the-art facilities operated by WVU Medicine. We offer treatment to those in West Virginia as well as patients from five border states. We have a very active clinical trial program, pharmaceutical studies, and emerging statewide WV Clinical Trials Network.
WVU Medicine is West Virginia University’s affiliated health system, West Virginia’s largest private employer, and a national leader in patient safety and quality. WVU Medicine includes the physicians, specialists, and sub-specialists of the West Virginia University School of Medicine; four community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 645-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members and 15,000 employees who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation.
Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities. Morgantown is located 75 miles south of Pittsburgh.
For additional questions, please contact Kelli Piccirillo, Senior Physician Recruiter, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We seek applicants who hold a MD or DO degree (foreign educational equivalent accepted), who are board eligible/certified in neuro-oncology, and eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia license at the time of appointment.
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Relocation bonus
Internal Number: 1
About WVU Medicine's Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
U.S. News & World Report ranked West Virginia University Hospitals in Morgantown #1 in the state for the last few years. WVU Medicine is a 645 bed hospital system, providing tertiary referral services and the most advanced level of care available to the citizens of West Virginia and bordering states. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences.
Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three and one-half hours from Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate. The area offers the cultural diversity and amenities of a large city in a safe, family-friendly environment, with an exceptional school system.
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