Applications are invited from qualified individuals with training and experience in family medicine, internal medicine, or a related area for a fulltime, non-tenure-track, 12-month appointment at the rank of clinical assistant or associate professor in the School of Pharmacy with a secondary appointment in the School of Medicine. Faculty rank and salary are commensurate with academic background and practice experience.
Responsibilities: The principal responsibility is to establish and maintain a direct patient care practice with the inpatient care service of the WVU Family Medicine Department in Charleston, WV. As the pharmacist member of the interprofessional inpatient team, the faculty member will be responsible for medication management of hospitalized patients and facilitating transitions of care from the inpatient to the outpatient setting. The faculty member will work closely with the clinical pharmacist serving the ambulatory care clinics in the Family Medicine Department. The individual also has teaching, research/scholarship, and service responsibilities within the School of Pharmacy.
Institution and Location: The inpatient practice site is within Charleston Area Medical Center Inc. (CAMC), a non-profit, 956-bed, regional referral center with more than 7,000 employees. CAMC offers thousands of families convenience and accessibility through three major Charleston locations: General Hospital, Memorial Hospital and Women and Children's Hospital.
West Virginia University is a land grant, Carnegie-designated Doctoral Research/Extensive institution, with approximately 23,000 undergraduate, 5,000 graduate, and 1,600 professional students. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center (HSC) in Morgantown includes the Schools of Pharmacy, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health. The Charleston Division of the HSC is a regional campus for three schools–Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy.
Charleston, the state capital, is a scenic, mid-size city nestled in a unique valley rich with historic traditions yet a culturally diverse community offering many amenities found in larger metropolitan areas. Whether you enjoy fine dining, symphony orchestras, challenging golf courses, mountain biking, snow skiing, or world-renowned white water rafting, the community offers something for everyone. The climate is exemplary and residents enjoy four distinct seasons. The education system is outstanding with public and private schools, making it an ideal location to establish roots and raise a family.
Applications: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references at: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/faculty/jobdetail.ftl?job=07187. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Requirements: Background Check, Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae, References.
West Virginia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity. The University values diversity among its faculty, staff and students, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans.
For inquiries, please contact: Chris Terpening, PharmD, Search Committee Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy, WVU HSC Charleston Division, 3110 MacCorkle Ave SE, Charleston, WV 25304; telephone (304) 347-1326.
Credentials: Doctor of Pharmacy degree from an ACPE-accredited institution and PGY1 pharmacy residency training are required. Completion of a PGY2 pharmacy residency in family medicine, internal medicine, or a related area is preferred. Pharmacy licensure in West Virginia will be required. The successful candidate will possess a high level of clinical practice skills, enthusiasm for didactic and clinical teaching, and the interpersonal skills needed for interacting effectively with students, faculty, health professionals, and patients.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with background and experience.