WVU Medicine's Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute is Expanding - Academic Neurology Opportunities

Morgantown, WV, United States
Competitive compensation and benefits pkg; paid relocation; signing bonus; work life balance
Oct 27, 2020
Nov 26, 2020

The Department of Neurology at West Virginia University School of Medicine is expanding services. The West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, led by Dr. Ali Rezai, includes 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 a Joint Commission-approved Comprehensive Stroke Center and Level IV Epilepsy Center.

The Department of Neurology is seeking the following positions:

  • Chief, Neuromuscular & Faculty Neuromuscular (2)
  • Movement Disorders 
  • Epilepsy Specialist / fellowship-trained WVU is a Level IV Epilepsy Center
  • Stroke / Vascular  WVU is certified as a Primary Stroke Center
  • General Neurologists Both academic and community practice settings

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  • 24 days of vacation, 18 days of sick pay, and 12 paid holidays a year
  • Onsite childcare
  • Paid relocation & 100% employer-contributed retirement
  • Very limited call / academic work-life balance
  • Free WVU tuition for dependents / or stipend for another university (must work here 5 years)
  • Opportunity to make an immediate impact in WV by caring for an underserved patient population

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; five community hospitals; three critical access hospitals; and a children’s hospital, all anchored by a 700-bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care.

Morgantown is consistently rated as one of the best small metropolitan areas in the country for both lifestyle and business climate.  There is also an excellent school system, an abundance of beautiful homes, and arts/entertainment, and Division I sporting events.There are plentiful outdoor activities and beautiful mountains for hiking, skiing, mountain biking, and more.  Morgantown is located 75 miles south of Pittsburgh.

To learn more, visit WVUMedicine.org/Careers or submit your CV directly to

Kelli Piccirillo, Physician Recruitment,  at piccirillok@wvumedicine.org

 WVU & UHA are AA/EO employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran – and WVU is the recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity.


Successful candidates must have an MD, MD/PhD or DO degree (the employer accepts foreign educational equivalent) and be eligible to obtain an unrestricted West Virginia medical license at the time of employment.


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