The Division of Child Neurology at the UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh and the Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine are recruiting a Child Neurologist with additional training in either Neurophysiology or Epilepsy at the Assistant Professor level. The candidate for this position must be eligible for licensure in the state of Pennsylvania, be ABPN board certified in Neurology with Special Qualification in Child Neurology and be board certified/board eligible in either Clinical Neurophysiology or Epilepsy. Duties would include consultation and outpatient clinic management of pediatric neurology and epilepsy patients, interpretation of outpatient, inpatient and prolonged continuous EEG studies and shared service with overnight and weekend call in the epilepsy monitoring unit.
The Division of Child Neurology is home to a diverse, vibrant and highly subspecialized group of pediatric neurologists and epileptologists, with numerous multidisciplinary clinics focused on patients with epilepsy including Ketogenic Diet, Tuberous Sclerosis, Epilepsy Surgery and Epilepsy Genetics Clinics. The division staffs a dedicated 8-bed epilepsy monitoring unit with a high-volume epilepsy surgery program offering SEEG, LITT and Neurostimulation.
Named to the Top 10 Honor Roll on U.S. News & World report's 2019-2020 list of "American's Best Children's Hospitals," UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh is a 315-bed free-standing children's hospital located in the thriving Lawrenceville section of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh cares for over 80% of all hospitalized children (and over 90% of all hospitalized children under the age of 12) in our region, a catchment area that includes Western Pennsylvania, Eastern Ohio, Northern West Virginia, and Southwestern New York. Overlooking the Allegheny River and much of the metropolitan area, the hospital stands minutes away from the downtown cultural district, home stadiums for three major sports teams, an internationally-recognized culinary scene, and renowned centers of higher learning in the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie-Mellon University.
We seek candidates who embrace and reflect diversity. The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh are equal opportunity employers. Minorities/women/individuals with disabilities/veterans are encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates should forward their CV to:
Christina M. Patterson, MD
Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Division of Child Neurology
Director, Epilepsy Services
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Phone: 412-692-6941 Fax: 412-692-6787
Please refer to job description. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Required Attachments: Curriculum Vitae
Optional Attachments: Other (see posting for additional details)
Internal Number: 19009778
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.