The Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, the Department of Pediatrics University of Pittsburgh, Division of Cardiology, Pediatric Institute for Heart Regeneration and Therapeutics (1-HRT) The Division of Cardiology at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, in conjunction with the Pediatric Institute for Heart Regeneration and Therapeutics (I-HRT), is recruiting innovative and creative physicians and scientists at any faculty rank in the tenure track. We invite applications from exceptional candidates with significant achievements in cardiovascular research, cell and molecular biology, or mechanisms of heart regeneration. Applicants must have performed sufficient postdoctoral research and have demonstrated outstanding promise to build an independent research program and secure external funding. Clinical scientists are encouraged to apply. Candidates must have a PhD, MD, or equivalent degree. I-HRT is a newly-established research institute within the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. This institute seeks to improve health by repairing hearts through guided regeneration. The institute strives to develop the scientific basis for heart regeneration through world-class research and training. The institute will incorporate basic, translational, and clinical research components. I-HRT is located within the Rangos Research Center on the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Campus. I-HRT's goal for the next five years is to translate the strategy of stimulating heart muscle cell regeneration into a therapy.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Application Process : Interested candidates should forward their CV, a research statement (2 pages of accomplishments and 2 pages of future plans), 3 letters of support, and 3 relevant publications to: Brigette Novak at firstname.lastname@example.org Questions may be directed to Brigette Novak at email@example.com or to Dr. Bernhard Kuhn at firstname.lastname@example.org The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EEO/AA/M/FNets/Disabled
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.
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Internal Number: 18001948
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