The Department of Pathology at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, invites interested applicants for a full-time Faculty appointment (open rank; tenure/nontenure depending on qualifications). The successful candidate is expected to have strong Anatomic Pathology diagnostic skills and a commitment to academic endeavors, including clinical service, research and teaching activities. The Department of Pathology at CHP has approximately 12,000 Surgical Pathology accessions, 2000 cytological specimens and 40 pediatric autopsies per year. The Anatomic Pathology section is currently staffed by 6 faculty members, in addition to subspecialty support rendered by members of other divisions in the Department of Pathology of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Our material ranges from the routine examples of pediatric disease to cases of the highest complexity of modern medicine. Our Department has an ACGME accredited fellowship program in Pediatric Pathology, and we emphasize academic work with the fellows, with mentoring opportunities for the Faculty. Our brand new facilities at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh opened in 2009, with 296 pediatric beds and over 13,006 admissions per year. The John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center is a 300,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility in our campus, housing a large group of researchers and academic Departments performing world-class research. Candidates must have an M.D./M.D.,Ph.D. degree or equivalent, and be board-certified in AP/CP or AP. Preference will be given to candidates who completed formal training in an ACGME accredited Pediatric Pathology Fellowship program and are either Board Certified or eligible for special certification in Pediatric Pathology.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Application Process: Please address inquires and send CV and three references to: Miguel Reyes-Mugica M.D.; Chief of Pathology; Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh; Department of Pathology B256; 4401 Penn Avenue; Pittsburgh, PA 15224; Telephone: (412) 692-5650. Fax: 412-692-6550. Email Miguel.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.
Required Attachments: Other (see application process for details)
Internal Number: 18001279
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