The Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center(UPMC) seek an Associate or Full Professor to serve as the System-Wide Director of Infection Prevention (IP) for the Health System. The candidate will focus on UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital as well as lead system-wide IP in collaboration with hospital IP Directors and Quality teams at more than 20 academic, community, and specialty hospitals. The position offers superb opportunities for research; teaching and mentoring of students, residents, and fellows; and direct patient care. Candidates must hold an M.D. (or D.O.) degree and be board eligible or board certified in Infectious Diseases. Training and experience in infection prevention is preferred as is a Master's Degree in Epidemiology, Public Health, or a related field. Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vita, cover letter detailing their experience, and three references via email to Lisa Gundel, Division Administrator, email@example.com. EEO/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled 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
Child Protection Clearances: The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks are 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: 18001351
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