The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is recruiting for a faculty position in the Division of Pediatric Emergency Medicine. The candidate must have completed a Pediatric Emergency Medicine Fellowship program and be Board Certified/Eligible in Pediatric Emergency Medicine. We are seeking an individual who will qualify for the academic rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. The Emergency Department at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is a level I trauma center and has an annual volume of more than 53,000 patients. It is the major referral site for Western Pennsylvania, Northeastern Ohio and Northern West Virginia for ill and injured children. Faculty responsibilities include patient care, house staff education and research pursuits. Division faculty teach Pediatric Emergency Medicine fellows, pediatric residents from Children's Hospital, emergency medicine residents from the University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, and visiting residents from area programs in Family Practice and Emergency Medicine. All of our faculty members have scholarly interests and a long history of academic productivity and mentorship. Academic rank will be offered commensurate with experience and achievement. A very competitive salary and benefits package will be offered as well.
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