The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Department of Neurological Surgery is seeking an ABPNS Board -Certified or Board-Eligible pediatric neurosurgeon to join a premier Pediatric Neurosurgery group at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPM C. The ideal candidate will have a documented interest in developing a subspecialty focus within pediatric neurosurgery (e.g., pediatric epilepsy surgery, spinal neurosurgery, neuro-oncology or other area for career development). This academic appointment will be at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, within or outside of the tenure stream, commensurate with the applicant's background and academic productivity. Candidates should also be board certified or board eligible in Neurosurgery in the United States or Canada. Salary is competitive and commensurate with training and experience.
Internal Number: 146658
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