The Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is recruiting a full time, tenure-stream associate or full time professor to develop and lead the Pittsburgh study, a "Framingham Study for Children." The study will define correlates of health of children in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania by following birth cohorts to adulthood with maximally broad data collection. We are looking to the children of Pittsburgh to teach us how all children can graduate from high school on time, healthy, and thriving. Candidates should possess recognized national leadership and expertise in population health research, an outstanding record of active, extramural funding, and a significant presence in the scientific literature. The networking, recruiting, and mentoring responsibilities require demonstrated commitment to responsive community engagement, institutional service, and research and professional advancement. Candidates should have administrative experience on the order of developing and managing large, multi site studies. Candidates should be able to share a vision for pivoting toward studying health. Candidates must have a Ph.D. (or equivalent degree) in epidemiology or a related field. The Department of Pediatrics offers competitive set-up funds, a collegial environment, and a collaborative culture.
Interested candidates should forward a CV and statement of interest to: Lorraine Welsch Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC 4401 Penn Avenue| AOB 6th Floor | Room 06203 Pittsburgh, PA 15224 Office: 412-692-6303 Fax: 412-692-7589 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 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.
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Internal Number: 18001950
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.