The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are seeking an epileptologist at the professor level in the tenure stream. Candidates require expertise in electroencephalography, CCTV/EEG monitoring, and the medical and surgical management of patients with difficult-to-control seizures. Available facilities and services include a dedicated inpatient epilepsy monitoring unit, extensive EEG facilities, multimodality neuroimaging that include MRI, fMRI, PET, ictalSPECT, and a whole-head MEG facility and a multidisciplinary treatment team. Candidates must be qualified for medical licensure in Pennsylvania and meet the requirements necessary for a faculty position at the University of Pittsburgh. Candidates with strong background in clinical or basic science epilepsy research are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants are expected to established extramurally funded programs. Applicants should submit a CV and letter of interest to Lawrence Wechsler, MD, Chair, Department of Neurology, Kaufman Building Suite 802, 3471 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. 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: 18001414
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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.