The Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research at the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh is recruiting physician scientists at the Assistant/Associate Professor level within the tenure stream. This Institute, under the leadership of Jay K. Kolls, MD supports basic science relevant to pediatric health. The ideal candidate for this position would be a scientist with an established research program that has the potential to make a significant impact in basic science related to pediatric health. A successful candidate will be an MD or PhD and have a record indicating strong potential for academic productivity, extramural funding, research mentorship, and programmatic leadership. Interested candidates should forward their CV to: Jay K. Kolls, MD, Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, care of Michelle Akers, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, One Children's Hospital Drive, 4401 Penn Ave, RRB 8130, Pittsburgh, PA 15224 or Michelle.Akers@chp.edu. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are 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 posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 18001880
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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.