The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute and the Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine seek an individual for a tenure-stream faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor of Surgery. Successful candidates will develop a full-time, independently funded, basic research program in transplantation immunology and will be expected to engage in active collaboration with both basic scientists and clinicians within the interactive transplant research community. In addition to developing a successful research program, teaching and mentoring of graduate students and postdoctoral fellows will be expected.
Individuals applying for this position must have an M.D. and/or Ph.D. degree. Expertise in cellular and molecular immunology, intravital microscopy, and computational analysis are highly desirable. Proven track record of publications and extramural funding is expected. Salary and benefits will be highly competitive. The University of Pittsburgh offers an exciting research community and ranks among the nation's top 10 universities in NIH funding.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application outlining their research interests and professional goals, curriculum vitae, and the names of three references to:
Fadi G. Lakkis, M.D.
Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute
University of Pittsburgh
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
The University of Pittsburgh is an EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled employer.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Application Process: please refer to job description
Required Attachments: Other (see application process for details)
Internal Number: 19003162
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.