Pediatric Epileptologist Opportunity: New Children’s Hospital, Academic Setting

WVU Medicine- J.W. Ruby Memorial Hospital
Morgantown, West Virginia
Closing date
Sep 1, 2022

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West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Pediatrics seeks a Pediatric Epileptologist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.

The Opportunity:

WVU Medicine maintains a Level IV Comprehensive Epilepsy Program. The Epilepsy Center includes hardwired video-EEG monitoring units for both adults and pediatrics. The facility also features neuroimaging support including functional MRI and quantitative PET scans.

  • Practice child neurology with a special emphasis in pediatric epileptology Clinical duties: outpatient clinic, inpatient consults, and staffing the Epilepsy Monitoring Unit Professional reads of both local and outreach EEGs are anticipated Active involved in the teaching of medical students and residents


  • MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent Eligible to obtain a state medical license  Board certified / eligible in Child Neurology and Epilepsy

About Us:

WVU Medicine Children’s Hospital is the premier site within the state for primary through tertiary care of children and will be relocating to a new 150 bed facility set to open in September 2022. The department has close working relationships with colleagues in the pediatric surgical subspecialties, pediatric neuropsychology, and neuroradiology. The department is committed to providing excellent clinical care to the children of West Virginia, a collegial academic environment that fosters professional growth, and high-quality teaching to our students and house staff.

The Division of Pediatric Neurology joins in the collaborative efforts of the WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute, which is made of up a team of 170 dedicated faculty in Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry, in providing compassionate patient care and advanced medicine through education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve. The Institute spearheads efforts to develop innovative solutions for neurological and psychiatric conditions across the lifespan.

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, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that offers tertiary and quaternary care. WVU Medicine has more than 1,000 active medical staff members who serve hundreds of thousands of people each year from across the state of West Virginia and the nation. 


The Community:

Morgantown, West Virginia is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. 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. There is also an excellent school system and an abundance of beautiful homes and recreational activities.

For additional questions, please contact Megan Core, Senior Physician Recruiter,

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






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