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West Virginia University School of Medicine
Morgantown, West Virginia
Closing date
May 25, 2025

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Full Time
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West Virginia University School of Medicine and the Department of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology seeks an Academic Rheumatologist qualified for appointment at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Professor rank. Successful candidate will be expected to practice in Morgantown, WV.

Duties: The successful candidate will practice the full range of outpatient and inpatient Rheumatology. In addition to providing excellent patient care, the successful candidate will teach medical students, residents, and fellows in our ACGME accredited fellowship program, and participate in quality improvement and/or research as eligible. The Division of Rheumatology is committed to career and personal development for all faculty and there is potential for grant support within the Division to sponsor career interests.

In keeping with Divisional goals to improve rheumatology access for our rural population, interested/eligible candidates may have the opportunity to serve areas outside of Morgantown in West Virginia or Pennsylvania. This may be a combination of in-person or telemedicine as best meets the needs of our rural population and the candidate’s requirements.

Qualifications: Applicants must have an MD or DO degree or foreign equivalent and be eligible to obtain a state medical license. Candidates must have completed an accredited internal medicine residency program as well as a rheumatology fellowship and be board eligible/board certified in rheumatology. All qualifications must be met by the time of appointment.

The West Virginia University Health System is West Virginia’s largest health system and the state’s largest employer. The System has undergone significant expansion in specialty and sub-specialty care in areas such as cancer, heart and vascular, and neuroscience, among many others. The Health System operates West Virginia’s first and only multi-organ transplant center, and opened a new, 150-bed Children’s Hospital in September 2022. The vibrant WVU Health Sciences Campus in Morgantown includes numerous health programs offered by the five schools--Medicine, Dentistry, Nursing, Pharmacy and Public Health.

Today, the WVU Health System has more than 2,400 licensed beds, 3,900 providers, and nearly 30,000 employees. Anchored by a 700-bed academic medical center in Morgantown, the Health System includes more than 24 member hospitals that collectively serve a multi-state region that includes West Virginia, Western Maryland, Eastern Ohio, and Southwestern Pennsylvania. To learn more, visit

Morgantown is a college-town 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. Morgantown is located just over an hour south of Pittsburgh, PA and three hours from Washington, D.C. and Baltimore, MD.

Build your legacy as you serve, teach, learn, and make a difference from day one. To learn more, and apply online at For additional information, please contact Joe Lombardi, Senior Physician Recruiter, at

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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