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Clinical Social Work Faculty

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West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
30+ days ago

Description

Clinical Social Work Faculty

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West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute and the Department of Behavioral Medicine and Psychiatry in the WVU School of Medicine in Morgantown, WV seek a Clinical Social Work Faculty provider (ranks available: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor). The successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.

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Duties: The successful candidate will practice in the area of social work and counseling. In addition to providing patient care, the successful candidate will also be actively involved in teaching trainees from a variety of disciplines and be engaged in scholarly activities.

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The responsibilities for this position include service, teaching and research/scholarly activity as detailed below.

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(1) Service:  Provision of psychotherapeutic services for the Department’s mental health outpatient programs with training and experience in the treatment of adults, trauma, anxiety/affective disorders and/or marriage and/or family therapy. Expertise in the treatment of substance use disorders and process addictions are clinical needs.

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(2)  Teaching:  Competence in teaching and clinical supervision of psychotherapy to staff therapists and Departmental trainees including: residents in the general psychiatry program, psychology interns, social work graduate students and counseling graduate students.

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(3) Research/Scholarly Activity:  Ability to conduct independent research and/or develop a scholarly interest from concept to completed product (ie publication, national/regional presentation or similar activity) and an ability to mentor trainees to develop research from concept to completion.  

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The successful candidate must fully meet the first and second criteria to be considered and must be receptive to and interested in professional growth and development in the third area. 

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Qualifications: Successful candidates must have a Masters or Doctorate degree in social work or counseling from an approved program. Eligible candidates must have a West Virginia license as a LICSW or LPC or be eligible to apply for one. Applicants are required to have a strong clinical background with 3-5 years of clinical experience practicing with an independent license. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

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The WVU Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute guides a team of 170 dedicated faculty 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 ranging from Alzheimer’s to Parkinson’s; autism to stroke; and paralysis to chronic pain, addictions, and traumatic brain injury. Neuroscience, including behavioral health and addiction, is one of WVU Medicine’s Signature Programs – areas of opportunity that allow WVU Medicine to target major health disparities more aggressively in the state and continue to deliver real medical solutions that will have the most resounding impact on the citizens of West Virginia.

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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 WVU School of Medicine, including 18 system hospitals, all anchored by our 700-bed academic medical center that provides tertiary and quaternary care.

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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.

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Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn and make a difference from day one.  To learn more, visit https://wvumedicine.org/rni/ and apply online at http://wvumedicine.org/careers/. For additional information, please contact Pam Furbee, Senior Physician Recruiter, at pamela.furbee@wvumedicine.org.

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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.



Job Information

  • Job ID: 62133612
  • Location:
    Morgantown, West Virginia, United States
  • Company Name For Job: West Virginia University Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
  • Position Title: Clinical Social Work Faculty
  • Specialty: Clinical
  • Job Function: Faculty
  • Job Type: Full-Time

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. The WVU Health System is comprised of eighteen member hospitals, anchored by its flagship hospital, J.W Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown, a 700+ bed academic medical center that provides tertiary and quaternary care.

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