Med-Cardiothoracic Surgery - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (18001392)
The Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and University of Pittsburgh Physicians (UPP) is seeking a thoracic surgeon for lung transplantation at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor of Surgery in the tenure stream. The ideal candidate will have a strong general thoracic surgery background with primary interest in lung transplantation. The candidate must have a commitment to medical student, cardiothoracic and general surgical resident and advanced fellow teaching and clinical training and is expected to have a significant role in the Cardiopulmonary Transplant Fellowship Program. The candidate must be board certified or board eligible and qualified for medical licensure in Pennsylvania. An established track record and interest in designing and pursuing innovative research studies is optimal. Proposed starting date is August 1, 2012. In order to ensure full consideration, applications must be received by June 15, 2012.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Application Process: Interested candidates should submit a letter of application and curriculum vitae to: James D. Luketich, MD; Chairman, Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery; 200 Lothrop Street, C-800; Pittsburgh, PA 15213.
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.
Required Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 18001392
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.