The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center are seeking an epileptologist at the assistant to associate professor level. Candidates require comprehensive expertise in epilepsy, including all aspects of electroencephalography, CCTV-EEG monitoring with an emphasis on non-invasive and invasive presurgical evaluations, and the comprehensive medical management of patients with intractable epilepsy. At the Level 4 NAEC Epilepsy Center, available facilities and services include: a dedicated 8-bed adult epilepsy monitoring unit (EMU) equipped with the state-of-the art equipment including automatic SPECT injectors, extensive EEG facilities with a dedicated ICU Monitoring EEG Service, multimodality neuroimaging that includes 1.5-7.0 T MRI, fMRI, PET, PET-MRI, SPECT, and a whole-head MEG System 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. Two-year subspecialty epilepsy training is much preferred, while otherwise strong candidates with one-year experience will be considered. Faculty rank will depend on experience and academic credentials. Candidates with interest in either clinical or basic science epilepsy research are encouraged to apply.
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: 20000514
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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.