The Department of Pathology at West Virginia University seeks a leader for its Medical Laboratory Sciences Programs. This person will also serve as Director of the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Program. We are looking for a dynamic and energetic individual with the vision to lead established programs with excellent reputations who also has the vision to develop new and innovative education initiatives. This Vice Chair reports directly to the Chair, Department of Pathology, Anatomy and Laboratory Medicine and will oversee all aspects of the Division of Medical Laboratory Science including a bachelor’s degree Clinical Laboratory Science Program, a bachelor’s degree program in Histotechnology, and a master’s degree Pathologists’ Assistant Program. Chief responsibility includes functioning as the Director of the Clinical Laboratory Science Program.
An excellent compensation and benefit package is available. West Virginia University is located in Morgantown, which provides a spectacular area in which to live with abundant cultural and outdoor recreational activities available.
Applications will be accepted immediately and will continue until a final candidate is selected. First round of applications will be reviewed by December 15.
West Virginia University is an equal opportunity – affirmative action employer and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.
Educational requirements include an EdD or PhD. Preferred candidates should have experience with NAACLS accreditation. Interested candidates should have excellent administrative, educational, clinical and communication skills. Candidates should have experience with student recruitment, retention and advising students, and show potential for mentoring junior faculty and supervising staff. The candidate should be able to sustain a positive working environment and meet high standards for excellence in education, scholarship and service. Experience in successfully obtaining extramural programmatic funding is desirable.
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology is affiliated with Ruby Memorial Hospital, a 645-bed tertiary care, Level I Trauma Center, which serves as the primary teaching destination for West Virginia University’s health professional schools. The department of Pathology receives 25,000 surgicals and performs 50 hospital and 250 medical examiner autopsies annually.