The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Pediatrics and the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is seeking a physician investigator with expertise and leadership in the area of sickle cell disease/hemoglobinopathy. This individual will direct and expand our pediatric clinical and research programs and will also join a strong and highly collaborative team of sickle cell physician researchers in the Vascular Medicine Institute within the Department of Internal Medicine. The successful applicant will be pursuing innovative clinical/translational research with a record indicating strong potential for academic productivity, extramural funding, research mentorship and programmatic leadership. Qualified candidates would also be considered for the position of Clinical Director of Pediatric Hematology. Salary, rank and tenure stratus will be commensurate with experience. The Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology includes 16 faculty members with diverse interests in both hematology and oncology. We are proud of our outstanding sickle cell/hemoglobinopathy program, which is supported by the State of Pennsylvania. We care for over 230 active patients with sickle cell disease, with over 1200 clinic visits and 220 hospital admission in the last 12 months. Interested candidates should forward their CV to: Linda M. McAllister-Lucas, MD, PhD, Chief, Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. Linda.firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Required Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 18001877
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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.