The Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, Blood and Vascular Institute (VMI) and the Division of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh seek outstanding, independent, NIH-funded scientists and physician-scientists for new Assistant and Associate Professor positions. The VMI Scholars program will support qualified investigators with newly renovated laboratory space, full salary support, and significant seed investments to promote innovative high-risk/high-reward research. VMI scholars will be members of the VMI and have primary appointments in Cardiology. Successful applicants will be an established PhD or MD/PhD investigators with extramural funding form the National Institutes of Health or another governmental agency.
Internal Number: 107945
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