Adult Psychiatry - Multiple Positions

Department of Behavioral Medicine

Department of Medicine


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Adult Psychiatry - Multiple Positions
DocumentPosted: 02-13-2014

West Virginia University School of Medicine Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry is recruiting two open rank BC/BE adult psychiatrists to assume a full-time faculty position at Chestnut Ridge Center in Morgantown, WV.

Responsibilities for the first non-tenure, clinical emphasis track position include outpatient care of adults with a wide range of psychiatric diagnoses, teaching and supervision of medical students and psychiatry residents and scholarship with opportunities for research.  We encourage all qualified, well-trained applicants to apply including those with Forensic Psychiatry fellowship training. 

Responsibilities for the second non-tenure, clinical emphasis track position include outpatient care of adults with a focus on psychotherapy, teaching and supervision of psychiatry residents and fellows specifically targeting psychotherapy curriculum, and scholarship with opportunities for research.

Our Department provides a broad range of services including inpatient, outpatient, intensive outpatient, partial hospitalization, assertive community treatment, telepsychiatry and ECT. We also have a busy consult liaison service. In addition to our faculty of psychiatrists, neuropsychologists, psychologists and social workers, we also employ clinical therapists and case managers. We provide training for a variety of disciplines including psychology, neuropsychology, nursing, social work, counseling and medical students. We have 21 general psychiatry residents and have fellowships in child and adolescent psychiatry, forensic psychiatry, and psychosomatic medicine.

Faculty members within the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry are affiliated with West Virginia University Hospitals, Inc. The Clinical Enterprise at WVU provides Faculty the benefits of practicing at a level 1 trauma center and the premier tertiary, referral center for the state of West Virginia. Rewards from such affiliation, along with cutting-edge technology and a collaborative academic atmosphere, are conducive to professional growth. The Robert C. Byrd Health Sciences Center has a full complement of academic programs in the clinical and basic sciences.

Morgantown, West Virginia is consistently rated as one of the best small cities in the US, with affordable housing, excellent schools, a picturesque countryside, many outdoor recreational activities, and close proximity to major cities, such as Pittsburgh, PA and Washington, DC.   It also boasts a thriving economy which prompted Peter Alexander of NBC News to recently state that Morgantown is "an oasis of opportunity" and is full of "can-do Mountaineer spirit."

Salaries are competitive and benefits are excellent.  Position will remain open until filled.  Please forward letter of interest and curriculum vitae to:

Laura Blake, Director, Physician Recruitment