The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Department of Medicine, at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), is seeking a Hepatologist and Founding Director of a Transdisciplinary Liver Center at the level of an Associate or Full Professor. The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition was ranked as one of the "Top 7" Digestive Center in the Nation (U.S. News and World Report, 2014) and continues to be nationally recognized for its clinical and academic service. The successful candidate should be board certified or eligible in ABIM Gastroenterology, and possess or be eligible for medical license in the State of Pennsylvania. With an admirable patient base in liver diseases and a wealth of academic physicians and scientists, both in the Department of Medicine and elsewhere, and with a vested institutes such as the Vascular Medicine Institute, McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine and Hillman Cancer Center, there is an extraordinary opportunity to organize and direct a multidisciplinary liver center. A strong academic environment , outstanding research infrastructure and collaborative opportunities with other departments such as Pathology and Surgery are just a few institutional strengths. An attractive package for individual research and opportunity to recruit to build the liver center will be available. The candidate is expected to be a well-respected and established academic Hepatologist who is currently well-funded in the area of Hepatic Pathophysiology from NIH or other agencies. The candidate should have an established track record in Hepatology Research and should have demonstrated leadership and organizational skills. They should also be well-published in the field of Hepatology. Experience in proficient care of patients with liver diseases is desirable. How to apply: Nominations and letters of intent, including curriculum vitae, can be submitted in confidence to the attention of: Satdarshan Pal Singh Monga, M.D., Chair, Search Committee, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine and Vice Chair of Experimental Pathology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, S422-BST, 200 Lothrop St. Pittsburgh, PA 15261 or by email (email@example.com).
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
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.
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Internal Number: 18001455
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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.