Employment Opportunities

The following positions are currently available with the WVCTSI:

Multiple Faculty Positions

Clinical and Translational Researchers in Cancer, Stroke and Neuropsychiatric Disorders, and Metabolic/Cardiovascular Diseases

The School of Medicine (SOM) at West Virginia University (WVU), in collaboration with the West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI), invites applications for tenure-track clinical/translational faculty researchers in a number of research areas.

WVU and its WVCTSI partners are recent recipients of a $19.6M NIH-funded Clinical and Translational Research (CTR) award. This funding, plus $33.5M in matching funds, is supporting significant expansion of infrastructure to support C/T research, and recruitment of many clinical and translational researchers in WVU’s School of Medicine. WVU SOM is building on existing research strengths in areas of need in West Virginia and the broader Appalachian region. These include: cancer, stroke and neuropsychiatric disorders, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, and health outcomes and policy research. Successful applicants will be jointly appointed in one of many active and growing SOM clinical departments in the School of Medicine and the newly formed Department of Clinical and Translational Science. Endowed and/or leadership positions are associated with many of these opportunities, including:

Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center: http://www.wvucancer.org/research

  • Chambers Chair in Hematology
  • Eminent Scholar in Lung Cancer Research
  • Chief, Section of Hematology/Oncology
  • Wilson Professorship in Breast Cancer Research
  • Physician-scientist in hemostatis and coagulopathy

Center for Neuroscience/Center for Basic and Translational Stroke Research: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/wvucn/

  • Schaeffer Chair in Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry
  • Director, Clinical Stroke Research
  • Associate Director of Clinical and Translational Research

WVU Heart Institute/Center for Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/ccrs/

  • Chief, Cardiac Surgery
  • Associate Director of Clinical and Translational Research

Obesity and Metabolic Diseases:

  • Compton Chair in Nutrition
  • Chief, Section of Gastroenterology

Additional representative clinical needs include positions in cardiology, emergency medicine, family medicine, gastroenterology, hematopathology, neurology (stroke), neurosurgery, psychiatry, surgery, ophthalmology, otolaryngology. Candidates (MD, MD/PhD or equivalent) with a strong record of extramural funding (R01 or equivalent), prospects to secure independent funding (among junior faculty) and superb clinical skills are encouraged to apply. All faculty candidates must have demonstrable collaborative research and translational credentials. Ideal candidates will have demonstrable experience in the research priorities of the WVCTSI noted above. PhD scientists whose research is of a highly translational nature are also encouraged to apply.

Additional information on the School of Medicine is available at: http://www.hsc.wvu.edu/som/. Additional information on the WVCTSI is available at: http://www.wvctsi.org. West Virginia University is a comprehensive, land-grant, Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/ Extensive public institution.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter describing how their research and clinical expertise align with these positions, curriculum vita, and contact information for at least three references (who will only be contacted after discussion with candidate). Please submit all materials via e-mail to: raremish@hsc.wvu.edu. Review of applicants will begin immediately.

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