The Department of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh is seeking an outstanding physician-scientist to serve as the Chief of our Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition. We are looking for an individual with exemplary leadership, administrative, and mentoring skills who maintains a significant extramural grant portfolio and will work to enhance the clinical, research and educational activities of the Division. The University of Pittsburgh is annually ranked in the top five institutions in terms of NIH funding dollars, and UPMC, as a partner, continues to make major investments in the academic mission of the School of Medicine. The Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition currently has over 70 faculty members, maintains a robust and diverse clinical profile, and has a strong translational research infrastructure that incorporates cell biology, genetics, neuroscience, immunology, tissue regeneration, transplant, physiology, and epidemiology. The Division oversees a highly competitive fellowship program and maintains a pre- and post- doctoral T32 research training program, currently in its 13th year. Pittsburgh is consistently rated as one of the most livable cities in the United Stated by the Economist, Forbes, and the Place Rated Almanac. The city and region has a strong economy based in health care, higher education, biomedical research, technology, robotics, nuclear engineering, finance, and services. Pittsburgh offers outstanding schools, affordable housing, safe, varied and eclectic communities, superb cultural and sporting activities, and a range of outstanding indoor and outdoor recreational activities for all ages. Together, these attributes make Pittsburgh a great place to live for adults and children. Interested applications should forward a curriculum vitae and letter of interest to Mark Gladwin, MD, Chair of the Department of Medicine, at: firstname.lastname@example.org. The University of Pittsburgh is an Equal Opportunity Employer for Minorities/Women/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.
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Internal Number: 18001488
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.