The Division of Rheumatology at the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting a physician-scientist on the tenure track. The ideal candidate would be a rheumatologist with interest in developing a basic, translational, or clinical research program focused on autoimmunity, rheumatologic conditions, or related immune-mediated diseases. It is expected that the candidate chosen will establish an independent, extramurally funded research program and actively participate in the educational and clinical missions of the School of Medicine.
The position includes a competitive salary, laboratory space, and generous start-up funding.
The Division of Rheumatology at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is a leading clinical and research enterprise in rheumatology and is among the most distinguished pediatric rheumatology units in the nation. The research mission within the Division is supported by state-of-the-art research infrastructure and comprehensive core facilities. The University of Pittsburgh holds >$500 million of NIH funding and ranks fourth among more than 3,000 entities that receive NIH support. The University of Pittsburgh offers an extremely collegial environment, with expertise in autoimmunity, immunology, genomics, and translational and clinical research in rheumatology.
Applicants should send a curriculum vitae and a brief statement of current and future research interests to Amr Sawalha, MD, Chief, Division of Rheumatology, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, 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/F/Vets/Disabled
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Application Process: Please refer to job description.
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae, Other (see posting for additional details)
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19006176
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.